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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    New policy to stem kindergarten queues in North District, Tai Po

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Ada Lee and Shirley Zhao Education Bureau brings in new registration process for children in North District, Tai Po kindergartens to prevent multiple placements New policy to stem preschool queues Parents who want to register their children with a kindergarten in North District or Tai Po will now have to produce a letter from the Education Bureau. ...

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    Tired and late: bad start for cross-border pupils heading to Hong Kong schools

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 04:03am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... border. The students were born in Hong Kong and have the right to be educated here, whereas they do not qualify for free education on the mainland. Under the policy, six other districts within ... developing a smartphone app enabling parents to track their children en route to school. For some parents, the new term has meant a move to Hong Kong to avoid a long commute for their children. Li ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    North District parents take to streets to demand classroom guarantee

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 05:18am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Parents take to streets to demand classroom guarantee Parents worried about the competition for school places in North District will rally on Sunday to urge the government to promise that every child of Hong Kong parents can get into kindergarten and primary school. They plan to protest either outside the government headquarters or in North ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Stop gap plan for North District school places

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... by the education-sector lawmaker as random and a result of poor planning. Places in North District schools are in big demand because of an influx of cross-border children who were either born in Hong Kong to mainland parents or were living in the mainland with their Hong Kong parents. Under the temporary plan to tackle the problem this year, parents will first have to register their children ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Schools fear new classes won't last

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

    ... policy to relieve mounting pressure on North District schools from cross-border pupils- mostly children born in Hong Kong to mainland parents- may have created a headache for other districts ... of cross-border children will enter primary school in 2018. Under a policy introduced last year, 122 schools in Tuen Mun, Yuen Long, North District, Tai Po, Wong Tai Sin, Ma On Shan and Tung Chung were ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Cross-border students cause shortage of school places in North District

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 04:20pm

    ... they did not have fixed addresses in Hong Kong. Students who were residents of North District would be allocated where possible to the school area in which they belonged. Education sector ... for only 1.35 per cent of the total number of Hong Kong students. Nearly a quarter of primary pupils in North District are cross-border students. “Hong Kong as a whole can take in [the cross-border ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    North District short of 1,400 Primary One places

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... across the border. "Hong Kong as a whole can take in [the cross-border students], but they are highly concentrated in the North District, so the problem is how to allocate them," Ip ... to divert some cross-border students by allocating them to eight different school nets because they did not have fixed addresses in Hong Kong, while North District residents would be allocated ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Nursery offers sign-language lessons for deaf children, a Hong Kong first

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:08am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... was deaf. Watch: Baby sign language taught in Hong Kong Society for the Protection of Children "He understands some of the signs now- I would do this sign for drinking milk, and he'd ... and mouth disease, he soon calmed down and began following the sign-language teacher. Without any government provision, the HKSPC Air Cargo Community Bay Creche- part of the Hong Kong Society ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Cross-border pupils face long commutes to distant schools

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:23am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... they chose were in North District. With four border crossings, the area is the mainland's gateway to Hong Kong. "I've never been to the school," said Lin. "I don't know ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Cross-border pupils face long journey Many mainland parents were upset and confused yesterday after they discovered their Hong Kong-born children would ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong universities decline across the board in global ranking list

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

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Shift from three to four-year degree programme cited as scores for seven Hong Kong universities dipped across the board Local universities fall in global ranking list Seven local universities fell in the latest edition of a world university ranking table, as the University of Hong Kong once again lost out to a Singaporean institution for the top ...




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