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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Young fear lack of money will hold them back from middle-class dream

    Posted May 01st 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... middle-class dream The education system may need an overhaul to improve opportunities for those stuck in a lower class life, an education researcher suggested after a survey found widespread pessimism ... graduates had more difficulty now than in the 1970s and 1980s in climbing into the middle class. Also 72 per cent of the 500 respondents aged 15 to 35 thought the wealth gap had become more severe ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1226949/young-fear-lack-money-will-hold-them-back-middle-class-dream
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    New ESF debenture scheme will hit middle classes hardest

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com ESF debenture plan 'will hit middle class hardest' Middle-class families will be the hardest hit by the English Schools Foundation's new HK$500,000 debenture scheme, a parent group said. The move would "for sure and 100 per cent" affect middle-class parents, Hong Kong Parents Association secretary Henry Chan Sing-tat said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1035365/new-esf-debenture-scheme-will-hit-middle-classes-hardest
  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Schools fear new classes won't last

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 03:51am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Policy to move cross-border children away from North District set to cause problems elsewhere Schools fear new classes won't last A government ... Primary schools in neighbouring Tuen Mun and Yuen Long have added a total of 27 classes this year. But principals fear that the schools will face a drastic cut in class numbers and redundancies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1584749/schools-fear-new-classes-wont-last
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    PolyU won't punish those who cut classes to join Occupy Central

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 05:56am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com No penalty for cutting class over Occupy: PolyU Students and staff of the Polytechnic University will not be penalised if they join Occupy Central or an expected boycott of classes next month, the university president says. "Even now, not all students attend their classes," Timothy Tong Wai-cheung said. "What difference ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580932/polyu-wont-punish-those-who-cut-classes-join-occupy-central
  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

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

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

    ... Peter So peter.so@scmp.com Class boycott students compared to triad gangs A member of the anti-Occupy alliance has likened people organising student strikes in support of universal suffrage to triad gangs. "There is no difference from triad gangs if the class boycott campaigners incite students to participate in 'wave after wave' of protests and eventually get ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588519/pro-beijing-activist-compares-organisers-student-strikes-triad-gangs
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - EDUCATION

    What’s so special about ‘Yale kids’?

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 10:38am by George Chen

    ... fan of international relations with focus on Middle East studies. I know he is a big fan of international relations, not just because that is his major, but also because of the way he thinks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1595271/whats-so-special-about-yale-kids
  7. News - World - EDUCATION

    Chinese parents clash with striking Canadian teachers as school year fails to start

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:26pm by Ian Young

    ... classes School strike row exposes ugly side of people power Members of a parents’ group forged within Vancouver’s Chinese community to oppose an ongoing school strike have gone to ground after ... lasted three months and has seen pupils in British Columbia go more than two weeks without classes since the new school year was due to have started. There were shoving and shouting matches ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593861/chinese-parents-clash-striking-canadian-teachers
  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong universities decline across the board in global ranking list

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... to impact university performance after the shift in 2012. That year, two classes entered university: one on a four-year track and another on the previous three-year track, as the public education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1594142/hong-kong-universities-decline-across-board-global-ranking-list
  9. News - China - EDUCATION

    Undercover investigation: Become a native English teacher in China, no questions asked

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:20am by Staff Reporters

    ... to register as a teacher at the school without an interview or further questioning. Classes comprised either young children aged three to five, or young adults, the head of the school said. Asked ... which charge students up to 400 yuan per class, split evenly between the school and teacher. Andrea Linhartova, an English teacher from the Czech Republic, said she was asked to invent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1594188/become-native-english-teacher-china-no-questions-asked
  10. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    'You bunch of bums!' Harbin teacher berates students for failing to buy Teachers' Day gift

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 05:52pm by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com A high-school teacher in Harbin, Heilongjiang province has been suspended after she was recorded yelling at students for failing to buy her presents for Teachers' Day.  According to the education department of Yilan country, teacher Feng Qunchao was suspended indefinitely after students in her 11th grade class said she called them ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1593121/you-bunch-bums-harbin-teacher-berates-students-failing-buy-her

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