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  1. News - China - EDUCATION

    Lucky prayers for 'gaokao', the exam of a lifetime for millions of would-be university students

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 02:58am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... Keira Lu Huang Keira.huang@scmp.com Lucky prayers for exam of a lifetime While more than nine million students across the mainland prepared to take the national university entrance exam, known as gaokao in Chinese, today and tomorrow, parents and students have been praying for good scores. Temples around the country have been flooded with parents praying to Confucius- ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Girl, 12, becomes teacher, thanks to Hongkonger's World Vision sponsorship

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... with leadership skills. "Previously, aid was all about relief, but now we think long-term development is more important," she said. "Not all children are lucky enough to be sponsored, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Chicago business school opens Cyberport campus before moving to heritage site in 2018

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... They include nine Hong Kong residents and 11 from the mainland, who combined make up the biggest group. There are also eight Indian citizens, seven South Koreans, seven Japanese and 14 Americans living ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Scholarism duo among students to secure Jupas-funded university places

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 04:07pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Admissions System, or Jupas. Jupas is the system through which students who have completed the Diploma of Secondary Education exams apply for places at nine member institutions – for degree ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Private institute is one up against Lingnan: survey

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... for the survey. They were asked to rate the city's nine public higher education institutions and Shue Yan, which is Hong Kong's first and only private university. Their ratings were based ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    12 stand out from university 'in' crowd with seven 5** grades

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:52pm by Johnny Tam

    ... according to figures released yesterday by the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority. There were nine top-scoring students last year and only five in 2012, when the DSE exam was held ...

  7. News - China - EDUCATION

    Migrants' children, as young as six, join fight for school places in Beijing

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 06:21pm by AFP

    ... return home with our kids, we have to give up our careers." Strictly controlled Chinese law guarantees nine years of free, compulsory education for all citizens, and in recent years ...

  8. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    School dropouts in rural China could be as high as 20 million, says study

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 05:02pm by Chris Luo

    ... is not the major reason contributing to the dropouts, which have been widespread since rural areas introduced the nine-year compulsory education, the study pointed out. Nearly half of the dropout students ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Programme offers Chinese lessons to ethnic minority preschoolers

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... performance improved and he went on to a good secondary school. "Everyone is different," said Arif, whose nine-year-old brother is also at the centre. "Many Chinese students are weak ...

  10. News - China - EDUCATION

    Nine Chinese universities sign academic freedom pact

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron The deal, also signed by European, Australian and American schools, aims to define key qualities for research facilities to be effective Nine universities sign academic freedom pact The heads of the mainland's nine leading research universities have signed a statement that commits them to work together to advance and uphold academic freedom. The Hefei Statement ...




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