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  1. Legco passes school voucher plan

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... Ambrose Leung and Jasmine Wang But lawmakers and Joseph Zen continue attacks on Arthur Li over education issues Parents of kindergarten children can finally look forward to receiving ... HK$10,000 a year that can be put towards kindergarten fees. The idea of using a voucher scheme to subsidise early childhood education, announced by Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen in his ...

  2. Harmless Halloween no time for mollycoddling

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... When children go to their classes today at Precious Blood Kindergarten, they will not be dressing up as fairies, little Frankensteins or walking pumpkins. Unlike their peers at other ... for the cancellation is that the festival scares children. But there is a suspicion that Halloween's non-Christian themes may have contributed to the decision. Schools, especially kindergartens, have ...

  3. School cuts Halloween party over tots' terror

    Posted Oct 31st 2008, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Doubts raised about motive behind scrapping celebrations Halloween is upon us ... and it's got the administrators of the Precious Blood Kindergarten in Happy Valley spooked. Apparently the spectre of a kindergarten teeming with terrified tots has proved too much. They have cancelled the school's annual Halloween celebration, allegedly because ...

  4. Helping hands from US

    Posted Mar 16th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... joined efforts to make 'Hundred-blessing Blankets' with kindergarten students. The Salvation Army together with The Link Management Limited organised a clothes donation campaign awhile ... Kindergarten. Together with the pupils, they made two 'Hundred-blessing Blankets', which will be given to underprivileged children overseas by the Carrier's Hong Kong Children's ...

  5. Whole-child teaching

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... World Christian Kindergarten on Borrett Road and the Norwegian International School in Tai Po which has two campuses- a kindergarten and a primary school. The institution is also offering new ...

  6. Operation Santa Claus

    Posted Dec 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Amount raised so far: HK$ 100, 253 Participating schools 2008: Discovery Mind Kindergarten St. Mark's School Singapore International School Shung Tak Catholic English College Korean International School German Swiss International School South Island School American International School Clearwater Bay School Community of HKUST (HK University of Science & Technology) Diocesan ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Expansionist Anglicans channel HK spirit

    Posted Jul 31st 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... for a seminary, hostel, kindergarten and administrative offices. But it is now stalling because neighbours, not unreasonably, have objected. It is now evicting Hong Kong Central Hospital from its site ...

  8. Nursery scraps Catholic conversions

    Posted Oct 01st 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... A Kowloon Tong kindergarten yesterday scrapped its fee-paying religion conversion courses to enhance children's chances of entering Catholic-affiliated elite primary schools. The York English & Chinese Kindergarten, which has no religious affiliation, reacted to more than 30 complaints from parents and parishioners who said any such instruction should comply with Catholic ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: Keeping the faiths

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Annie Ho

    ... from her kindergarten, which teaches Christian values. I find this amusing because I hold Buddhist beliefs, so I never expected my daughter to embrace Jesus in the way that she has, ...

  10. Adding a spiritual element

    Posted Sep 11th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Steiner schooling is another alternative that has made its first in-road into the Hong Kong kindergarten sector. It takes its name from the pedagogical philosophy of German thinker Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925). Steiner, like Montessori, was ahead of his time in emphasising the importance of developing the whole child. For him, this included spiritual, physical and moral well-being ...




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