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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Publisher insists controversial textbooks 'promote racial harmony'

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:05am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... and workbooks. The chapters are about multiculturalism, poverty, hunger and war. A spokesman for the Pakistani Students Association said the group would ask its members whether their schools had been ... pupils think about why certain work was associated with certain groups. "They should ask why Pakistanis and Indians could join the police when they first came to Hong Kong but now ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Pakistani boys make headway in school with Chinese skills

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Pakistanis make headway with fluency in Chinese Among local Pakistani families, two Cantonese-fluent brothers are a rare case of achievement: both ... would ignore me, saying I'm Pakistani." Both boys had the help of multiple tutors for Chinese, Chinese history and maths- which was taught in Chinese during their primary school years. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Ethnic minority children stereotyped and belittled in Hong Kong schools, say parents

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:32pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... with minority children in the United States for a decade before moving to the city in 2009 to study for a doctorate in education. Mohammad Lafaran Ali, a Pakistani teaching assistant, said many minority ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    For new Chinese-language curriculum to work, teachers have to show us respect, say ethnic minority pupils

    Posted May 04th 2014, 05:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... of us?" asked Suleman, a Pakistani whose family has lived in Hong Kong for four generations. The government is targeting such pupils, who are often sidelined in local Chinese-speaking schools, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Plan to offer lessons in Chinese as a second language remains vague

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:54am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Ethnic-minority pupils are crying out for the chance to learn Cantonese, but details of new curriculum to help them remain sketchy Plans for Chinese lessons still vague Sehrish speaks Cantonese with an accent and often struggles to find the right words. Reading and writing is even worse, she says. The 16-year-old is of Pakistani descent, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    South Asian candidates ace Chinese exam

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... said the Pakistani, aged 30. Sabina Sultana, 30, a mother from Bangladesh, got a C and said she felt the course had opened up new possibilities. "Now I know that it's possible to pass ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Ethnic minority pupils 'being set up to fail'

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... children than Chinese ones. "In the past five years, the local Pakistani community alone has grown by 65 per cent, with most of them being locally born children," Wong said. Wong said the Pakistani families involved in Unison have an average of four to seven children per family, while Nepalese and Indian families have one to three children per family. She has long been calling ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    South Asian students thwarted by lack of Chinese-language skills

    Posted May 06th 2013, 10:33am by Linda Yeung

    ... Local primary students have no problem reading and writing the Chinese characters for common words such as “mushroom”, “pumpkin” or even “universal suffrage”. Not so for Pakistani girl Igra ... a bleak future, with little hope of getting into local universities. A survey carried out by the Equal Opportunities Commission last year showed that students from South Asia, such as Pakistanis ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Chinese medicine degree course admits first non-Chinese student

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... the next five years at Baptist University studying the centuries-old practice of traditional Chinese medicine. The 21-year-old Pakistani is the first non-Chinese student to take the course, ... the discipline. Khan said he was prepared for the challenges. He hoped to promote Chinese medicine to fellow Pakistanis, he said, but would take heed of the use of medicinal ingredients that were ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Tuen Mun school petitioned to drop national education classes

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... "What if a Pakistani student is being harassed if he fails to show passion about China?" Wong, spokeswoman for Unison, asked. Direct-subsidy schools receive government funds but act largely ...




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