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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Pro-Beijing activist compares organisers of student strikes to 'triad gangs'

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 12:05pm by Peter So

    ... in their heated opposition to the hotline. Beijing-loyalist lawmaker and school supervisor Lam Tai-fai said it would heap pressure on teachers and pupils while doing nothing to narrow the differences over ...

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    Academic's allegation 'politically motivated'

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 03:55am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... of pan-democratic lawmakers fighting for "genuine" universal suffrage. "The saga is obviously politically motivated. The projects were done some 10 years ago. I sent the published works ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    CityU meeting fails to throw light on college's fate

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 03:28am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... a written reply from the university to lawmaker Kenneth Chan Ka-lok said it was looking for a partnership "with the ultimate goal of transferring the college to them". A CityU spokeswoman ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Lawmakers back union call for more permanent teachers

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... Jolie Ho jolie.ho@scmp.com Fear of losing jobs is damaging how children are being taught, says union, but bureau chief says non-permanent positions mean flexibility Lawmakers back call for teacher security Lawmakers have backed a call by educators for the Education Bureau to increase the number of permanent teachers in the city's schools. Members of the Legislative ...

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    Ageing East Kowloon school campuses miss government standards

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Johnny Tam

    ... will not move in until 2017 at the earliest. Education-sector lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen said the government should be taking a holistic approach and solving the problems of education together. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    St Margaret's Girls' College priced out of Sheung Wan

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... lawmakers next Monday to ask the government to find the school a permanent location as soon as possible. The school's board chairman Eddie Lei Kwok-kit said the monthly rent went up from ... down," he said. Civic Party lawmaker Kenneth Chan Ka-lok said the officials' response to the school's plight reflected their "bureaucratic thinking". He said ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Tax-free status of Hong Kong’s international schools attacked

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 11:37pm by Shirley Zhao and Johnny Tam

    ... and place confirmation. It also offers individual and corporate debentures costing from HK$400,000 to HK$5 million per child. Accountancy sector lawmaker Kenneth Leung said a new law was needed ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Larger Primary One classes will affect teaching quality, says teachers' union

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by Johnny Tam

    ... have gained from small-class teaching," he said. Education sector lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen described the policy as an "economic trick" to save on funding. He estimated the government ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Keep fees down, direct-subsidy schools urged

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 04:17am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Government-subsidised private schools must keep affordability in mind as they seek fee increases of up to 42.5 per cent, lawmaker says Keep fees down, ... class teaching, which will lead to bigger fee increases," Chiu said. But education-sector lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen said: "Direct-subsidy schools should by all means try to maintain healthy ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Elite Malvern College to accept mainly expats

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:01am by Johnny Tam

    ... for their children." Civic Party lawmaker Dr Kenneth Chan Ka-lok said international schools should also "cater for local needs" as the sites they used were public resources. "It's about ...




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