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  1. News - China - EDUCATION

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

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

    ... but still get jobs due to the sheer demand for native-English speakers, Taylor said. Professional teachers such as Taylor lament the business-like nature of private schools and language institutes, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1594188/become-native-english-teacher-china-no-questions-asked
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    New college head calls on government to focus on nurturing creative talent

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com College head says government should focus on nurturing creative talent Educator warns of money mindset The government's dream of turning Hong Kong into a thriving hub for the creative industries will be in vain if it spends billions on arts infrastructure without nurturing people's souls, the new head of a leading management school says. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542611/new-college-head-calls-government-focus-nurturing-creative-talent
  3. Lifestyle - Technology - EDUCATION

    Same genes govern skills in maths and reading, scientists discover

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by AFP

    ... our life experience is in making us better at one or the other." he said. "It's this complex interplay of nature and nurture as we grow up that shapes who we are." Fellow ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1552850/same-genes-govern-skills-maths-and-reading-scientists-discover
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

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

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

    ... and the use of natural fertilisers. Yields improved and the family made a modest income selling produce. "The violence stopped. We were finally able to support ourselves," she said. Ratana ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580447/girl-12-becomes-teacher-thanks-hongkongers-world-vision-sponsorship
  5. News - China - EDUCATION

    Harvard stays in top spot in Chinese list of world's universities

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:30am by AFP

    ... on six indicators, including the number of Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals won by staff and alumni, and the number of articles published in the journals Nature and Science. The list was designed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1574475/harvard-stays-top-spot-chinese-list-worlds-universities
  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Ageing East Kowloon school campuses miss government standards

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

    ... quality of education that students receive at substandard schools versus those that are up to standard varies a lot," he said. "Many schools need urgent improvement, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544449/ageing-east-kowloon-school-campuses-miss-government-standards
  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Australians urged to study in Asia under New Colombo Plan

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:31am by Linda Yeung

    ... a foreign-policy shift that recognised the importance of nurturing ties with Asia. "We … believe our future lies in this region. That is a cultural shift in our policy," said Mason, who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519477/australians-urged-study-asia-under-new-colombo-plan
  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    New international preschool finds pricey space to fill a gap

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... a year trying to locate a venue for the school with plenty of outdoor space, but failed. To compensate, the school tries to get as much natural light as possible into its classrooms. "It ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1461149/new-international-preschool-finds-pricey-space-fill-gap
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong child prodigy, age 5, passes 11 international dance exams in one day

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 03:51am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... daughter dances naturally when she hears music and writes notes to herself in music theory books. And she begged her parents for a violin for two years. "We have to deal with huge economic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1458073/hong-kong-child-prodigy-has-passed-11-international-dance-exams-one
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HKU’s Tsui Lap-chee reflects on his 12 years as vice chancellor

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 09:45pm by Oliver Chou

    ... of post-graduate students"- whose numbers are not set by quotas- he says. "It's a basic academic concept to get and nurture the best young scholars and bring them in to boost our research. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1451895/hkus-tsui-lap-chee-reflects-his-12-years-vice-chancellor

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