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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Competition hots up for vacant Lantau school site

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:20am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... up for vacant Lantau school site Two new contenders have emerged in the protracted tussle over a school site in Mui Wo, on Lantau Island, which has lain idle for six years. A rundown drug rehabilitation school in remote southeastern Lantau has been trying to secure the site for at least four years, against the wishes of locals. But the Sunday Morning Post has learned that it now faces ...

  2. News - China - EDUCATION

    Shanghai kindergarten punished for playing Japanese war song at graduation

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:23pm by Kathy Gao

    ... war criminals are honoured. The relations between the two countries have been further strained in recent years due to a territorial dispute over islands in the East China Sea called ... fraught by the islands dispute. Japan, in turn, saw China’s declaration of an air defence zone that covered the Diaoyus, and repeated deployment of ships and aircraft around the disputed islets ...

  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    Chinese scholars wage ‘textbooks battle’ with Japan over Diaoyus facts

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 02:07pm by Angela Meng

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com Call by mainland academics comes after push in Japan for textbooks to show Tokyo owns islands Schools 'should teach China found Diaoyus' Mainland academics say China discovered the disputed Diaoyu Islands and suggest this should be taught in schools, days after Tokyo promised to teach in its education textbooks that the chain is part ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    School passes the popularity test

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 04:46am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... with closure, a Buddhist secondary school in a remote corner of Lantau Island is now looking at taking over an abandoned campus to cope with its overflowing classrooms. In 2009, Buddhist Fat Ho Memorial ... pupils, despite its location on the westernmost tip of Lantau. Non-Chinese pupils make up about a third of its numbers. It is considering applying for the old Heung Yee Kuk secondary school in Mui ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents seek permanent home for school

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Johnny Tam

    ... applied three times to the bureau, in 2002, 2003 and 2006, when sites on Hong Kong Island became available in the allocation exercises. "But the government rejected our applications without ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    International school ‘facing crisis’ in catering to Hong Kong’s expanding French community

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:04pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Its current campuses- three primary schools in Chai Wan, Sheung Wan and Jardine's Lookout and a secondary school in Happy Valley- are all on Hong Kong Island. Together they cater ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF set to charge parents of new pupils up to HK$38,000

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:16pm by Johnny Tam

    ... a year for campus maintenance. It will also help fund the redevelopment of Island School, which the ESF expects to cost about HK$1 billion. Greer believes the new levy will not reduce ESF's ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    English Schools Foundation parents call on Hong Kong chief executive to probe fee rises

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 02:33pm by Shirley Zhao and Ng Kang-chung

    ... families that we've been serving in the last 50 years." The ESF also announced an increase of about 6.6 per cent for 2014-15 tuition fees at Discovery College on Lantau. Watch: New chief ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Elite English-medium schools cut more Form One places for next academic year

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:40am by Johnny Tam, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... chairman of the Hong Kong Island School Heads Association, agreed. Most English-medium schools approved of the policy of assigning fewer pupils to each class because the principals and teachers had ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Discovery College bows to fee push

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... tuition fees at the Lantau Island private school will rise by 7.6 per cent instead of the previously announced 9.5 per cent for the coming year. This takes them to HK$89,500 a year for primary ... mismanagement and object to what they call the "parents pay" rule. The Islands District councillor for Discovery Bay, Amy Yung Wing-sheung, described the school as a white elephant and urged ...




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