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  1. Kindergartens forced to shut down

    Posted May 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Raymond Li Thousands of kindergarten pupils from migrant families in Beijing's Daxing district are being forced out of schools that have been ordered to close in a crackdown on 'illegal business operations'. At the Fenglong Kindergarten in Xizhuan village in the town of Huangcun, dozens of parents were picking up their children's sheets and quilts on Thursday ...

  2. Kindergartens in dire need of more government funds

    Posted Mar 07th 2011, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li The playground at the Jinbang Kindergarten in Beijing's Changping district is encircled by a dozen pre-fabricated units that serve as classrooms. About 250 children ... kindergartens. Jinbang is one of thousands of kindergartens unable to obtain a licence because they cannot meet government mandated space requirements. A kindergarten needs at least 15 square metres ...

  3. Second motion to seek review of kindergarten voucher programme

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron A second motion calling for an immediate review of the kindergarten voucher scheme will be put to the Legislative Council's education panel on Wednesday. The motion put ... Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung at the March meeting said that the bureau would see what it could do to help children from low-income families and whole-day kindergartens. However, ...

  4. Push for review of kindergarten vouchers

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Legislators have passed a motion demanding an immediate review of the kindergarten voucher scheme after hearing a catalogue of complaints about its operation from principals and teachers. A total of 30 delegations from the kindergarten sector spoke out about their problems at a special meeting of the Legislative Council's education panel yesterday to review ...

  5. 32 fall ill at kindergarten

    Posted Jun 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Twenty-eight students and four of their teachers at a kindergarten for pupils with learning disabilities have fallen ill in an outbreak of upper respiratory tract infection, the Centre for Health Protection said yesterday. The patients, aged between two and 40, developed symptoms between June 13 and Wednesday. Only two, both aged five, needed to be admitted to hospital but both ...

  6. Kindergarten children recover from killer flu

    Posted Aug 06th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... There have been five clusters of the H3N2 strain, and one man has died Twelve kindergarten children have recovered from flu in the fifth cluster of cases of an outbreak that has so far killed a young mentally handicapped man. The children from a Tseung Kwan O kindergarten began falling sick between July 24 and 28, complaining of fevers, colds, running noses and sore throats, ...

  7. Girl under observation

    Posted Feb 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... crashed through the safety net- intended to prevent rubbish falling on pedestrians below- and was pronounced dead at the scene. The daughter, a kindergarten pupil, managed to climb to safety ... recently learned that her child had failed to get a primary place at an English Schools Foundation school, despite attending an ESF kindergarten. A spokeswoman for the foundation said that parents ...

  8. Children and nutrition

    Posted Jul 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... A major survey into the eating habits of kindergarten children shows they have a poor diet. Should more strenuous efforts be made by the government to regulate what children eat? Write to us. Share your views. ...

  9. Poor families still paying for preschool spots

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Education vouchers for kindergarten children are doing little to help families on low incomes, a study by the Institute of Education found. The voucher system, ... was launched in 2007. Parents of all children aged three to six can apply for a voucher of HK$16,000 per year to put their children through any of 750 kindergartens that have joined the scheme. Those ...

  10. Teachers to protest over vouchers

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Kindergarten teachers are planning to take to the streets on Sunday to renew their demands for an immediate review of the government's voucher scheme. The Professional ... up to the Central Government Offices in Lower Albert Road and present a petition signed by 6,000 kindergarten teachers demanding four changes to the scheme. These are a review of the funding ...




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