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  1. 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 ... end the strike. “Under the BC School Act, students’ entitlement to education is a right. Today, this right has been blatantly violated,” the statement said. “Because of the teachers’ strike ...

  2. 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 ... involved in illegal acts," union leader Wong Kwan-yu said. He was referring to the Occupy Central civil disobedience campaign that is set to follow the student strikes. Speaking on a radio ...

  3. News - World - EDUCATION

    Free music programme gives academic boost to low-income children in Los Angeles

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 10:57pm by AP

    ... of districts to "help us understand what are the most effective forms of learning and how might learning be tailored for an individual child". The latest findings are striking a chord ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Teachers could strike over demand for smaller Form One classes

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 03:47am by Johnny Tam and Shirley Zhao

    ... Johnny Tam and Shirley Zhao Strike on the cards if Form One class sizes not cut to reflect falling numbers, union warns Teachers demand smaller classes Teachers might take to the streets ... to rule out a strike. Ip said the number of surplus Form One places had risen since last year, when 15 classes were cut, but the government was not taking stronger measures to deal ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Textbooks 'cheerlead' for nuclear power

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 06:36am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Textbooks 'cheerlead' for nuclear power Textbooks used in most primary schools present a biased, sometimes misleading view of nuclear energy, ... students a full picture of the downside of nuclear power. "The content in these textbooks, which students are taught as model answers, in fact misleads students into believing that Hong Kong ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    CityU calls for support in hunger strike against national education

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan

    ... Thomas Chan thomas.chan@scmp.com Staff association hopes hundreds will sign up for strike against national education CityU appeal for support for hunger strike City University's staff association is calling on teachers and students to join a marathon citywide hunger strike to press the government to scrap national education in schools. The association issued the appeal yesterday ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    National education hunger strikers issue deadline

    Posted Sep 03rd 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau, Tony Cheung, Phila Siu, Johnny Tam

    ... camped outside the government offices in Admiralty to protest against the national education programme have vowed to continue their hunger strike indefinitely if the authorities refuse to abandon it by 5pm today. But the chief executive showed no sign of giving in to the ultimatum. While 10 students and educationalists continued a hunger strike started on Thursday by three teenage activists, ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Thousands rally against national education lessons

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... in Admiralty. Among them, three teenagers were forced to bring their hunger strike to an early end on health grounds. But 10 others - university students, a parent, teachers and a professor - began a hunger strike due to last until tomorrow. Organisers, who put the number of protesters last night at 40,000, called for another protest tomorrow at the same spot. Earlier, police put the crowd ...

  9. News - China - EDUCATION

    Mainland pupils looking to study abroad earlier

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... 24,000 last year, according to statistics from the US Department of Homeland Security. "Even more strikingly, pupils with outstanding performance have edged out those from privileged ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong ESF students ace exams to outshine peers in global IB diploma

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... to receive," Wang said. Cora Cheung Ying-ying, of Island School, also got top marks. She plans to go to the Royal Veterinary College in London. She said it was important to strike a balance between ...




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