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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Scrap national education guidelines, commission urges

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 07:38pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit The national education programme received a new setback on Thursday, when a government commission recommended tossing out the official guideline for the controversial course. Anna Wu Hung-yuk, chairwoman of the committee on the implementation of moral and national education, said there was no further need for an official guide, now that schools were free to decide ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong, Macau academics seek meeting over firing of Eric Sautede

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... should not scrutinise the comments of its scholars based on what a government likes or dislikes. Earlier, Chung's group had sent a petition to Macau Bishop Jose Lai Hung-seng, but were ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Teacher warns of misery at school

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... don't give certificates, we don't tell them what to do and we give them a chance to explore." Carmen Chan Lai-fong, head of the Society for the Protection of Children's Sham Shui ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Schools to take on extra pupils to cope with mainland influx

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... in long-term overall planning", the bureau said, due to parental choice and the varying number of Hong Kong-born children whose mainland parents would send them for schooling here. Law Lai ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Old boys relive their school days at exhibition

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 03:51am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... the magazine chronicled the changes in Hong Kong. Another old boy, former secretary for security Peter Lai Hing-ling, remembered going to school early and scaling the fences just to play an extra hour of basketball or football. A self-proclaimed "basketball fanatic", Lai once broke his left arm during a game. He returned to the courts just a few days later, with his arm still in a sling. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Colleges struggling to fill self-financed courses

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 03:38am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... College in Lai Chi Kok has 19 people enrolled in its sub-degree programmes, which offer 300 places. Professional Teachers' Union president Fung Wai-wah said many education groups wanted ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Alert over preschool fee rises at border after kindergarten loses lease

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 04:05am by Johnny Tam

    ... costs, as time was running out to secure other places. Man Lai-lar, mother of a five-year-old boy enrolled at Topkids, said: "If we don't take this seriously, many other kindergartens ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    300 places, 19 filled…but it's unfair to judge sub-degrees on the numbers, says college

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 04:02am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com 300 places, 19 filled…but don't judge sub-degrees A college with only 19 first-year enrolments for 300 places in its sub-degree programmes says it is unfair to judge the programmes solely on the numbers. Hong Kong Buddhist College also said its resources have not been wasted because they can be allocated to other courses. The Lai Chi Kok ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    City parents must focus on character not achievement, says group founder

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Focus on 'character over achievement' is needed "When you find your children doing everything against what you ask, it could be a warning sign that there's something wrong with the relationship between you and your kids," says Josephine Ling Yip Lai-sim, founder of non-profit organisation Hong Kong Character City ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Grand winner of Student of Year honours finds new inspiration

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 05:33am by CHRIS LAU

    ... Kong Jockey Club, the awards cover eight disciplines. The best sportsperson category went to Siobhan Haughey of St Paul's Secondary School; best community contributor was Lai Yuet-chi ... College. The linguist awards come in three streams, with Belilios Public School's Lai Wun-chi prevailing in the English group. Li Yu-chim from La Salle College won the Cantonese category, ...




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