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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Ninety per cent of parent support subsidised kindergarten: survey

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 09:29pm by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com More than 90 per cent of pre-primary parents support full government subsidisation of kindergarten education, but no consensus has been reached on how this could be achieved, a survey found. The survey – conducted by the Hong Kong Institute of Education – polled 29 kindergarten principals, 332 early education teachers and 2,343 parents from 30 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    'Outsider' heads free kindergarten study

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com 'Outsider' heads free kindergarten study A solicitor labelled by critics as an "ignorant outsider" has been appointed to chair a study on free kindergarten education. Dr Moses Cheng Mo-chi will head the Committee on Free Kindergarten Education and work with 19 members to finish a study in two years. The panel will look into ways ...

  3. News - China - HEBEI

    Hebei child abuse scandal still being questioned

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 01:04pm

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Teacher accused of pricking pupils with pins and forcing them drink urine A row between parents and a large private kindergarten in Hebei province which last ... at Yanjiao Youyou Kindergarten in Sanhe city, is being accused of pricking students with pins, forcing them to eat mucus, frightening them with a knife and locking them in dark rooms. In March, two ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    New Territories parent rush to sign up at kindergartens under new rules

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:54am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Busy day in Sheung Shui and Tai Po as new registration rules kick in after mainland influx Rush to sign up at kindergartens Parents in Sheung Shui and Tai Po made an early morning dash to kindergartens to "pre-register" their children as new admission procedures initiated by the government took effect yesterday. The new rules, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Some parents now paying kindergarten deposits as many lose faith in government

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 04:56am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Parents forced to pay deposit to kindergartens Parents say they are losing confidence in government measures to ease a shortage of kindergarten places after finding that not all schools are following the policy. Under measures announced last month, parents need a letter from the government to register a child with a kindergarten- which ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Government can't force kindergartens to take local pupils: education chief

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 04:08am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Preschool chiefs can ignore us: minister The government cannot force kindergartens to give children living in their local districts priority for places, education chief Eddie Ng Hak-kim said yesterday. His remarks infuriated parents, coming less than a week after Ng said encouraging kindergartens to take local pupils first would be one of six ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong and mainland parents feel pressure of kindergarten chaos

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 11:30pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... the pressure amid kindergarten chaos In August, Michael Wu Ho-yin quit his job with the Hong Kong office of an American university, giving him time to prepare for an epic battle- enrolling his son in kindergarten. He applied to nine preschools, queuing overnight at two. After one such vigil, he crashed his bike, breaking four ribs. Still, he thinks that leaving work was vital. "It was not out ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    Kindergarten says its former teacher took photo of hooded pupil

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 05:12pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com A local kindergarten school chain said on Thursday that a photo circulating online showing a hooded student standing in the corner of a classroom was taken by one of its teachers. Zenith Kindergarten and International Nursery said in statement the photo was taken by one of its teachers who had worked at the Yuen Long campus until the teacher ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten teacher in the clear over bag photograph, police source says

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 09:26pm by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Source close to investigation says picture at centre of row between kindergarten and former employee shows a child having fun, not a crime Teacher ... The source said an investigation had found that the boy had simply been playing with the bag and was not being punished by Brian Smith, his teacher at the Zenith Kindergarten in Yuen Long. "The ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Preschools pressure spills to Sham Shui Po kindergarten

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 04:32am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Preschool pressure spills to Sham Shui Po For the first time in its 58 years, a Sham Shui Po kindergarten has received applications from the mainland and the New Territories as pressure from cross-border children spills into districts outside the border area. Yau Yat Chuen School principal Lee Ming-chu said her kindergarten had received more than ...




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