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  1. Class Notes

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... students, conducted in English. australian for glenealy The English Schools Foundation has appointed a principal from Western Australia to head its Glenealy School. Peter Wood takes over from Ed ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Scrapping national education 'an option'

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So Peter.so@scmp.com Discussion of ditching subject 'inevitable', says head of panel set up to smooth its introduction Scrapping national education 'an option' All options will be considered by the government-appointed advisory body on the controversial national education curriculum - including scrapping it. The panel's head, executive ...

  3. Good news on textbook prices

    Posted May 08th 2009, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... Peter So The prices of about 80 per cent of secondary school textbooks and almost half those for primary school will not rise this year - and some will even fall, according to the price list for the next academic year published by the Education Bureau. But prices of kindergarten textbooks will rise, some as much as 40 per cent. A bureau spokesman called on publishers to keep ...

  4. When school becomes a lesson in survival

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan, Peter So

    ... Peter So and Adrian Wan For some pupils, returning to school after the summer holiday is exciting; for Nancy Yane Yee-ki, 13, it just means gruelling walks and having less money for food. Nancy, a Form One pupil, is indifferent to the traffic jams typical of a new school year, as she has no option but to walk the 30 minutes from her Sham Shui Po home to Tak Nga Secondary School ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Singer Peter Yarrow tells University of Hong Kong lack of respect at root of protests

    Posted Nov 17th 2012, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com It's all about respect, US folk legend tells HKU A puff of 1960s magic blew through the University of Hong Kong yesterday as Peter Yarrow, one part of American folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, held a concert and rally at the university's Sun Yat-sen square. The 74-year-old folk singer and activist made his name as a symbol of the civil-rights ...

  6. PolyU woos gifted maths students with university courses at age 15

    Posted Mar 17th 2011, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Zuleika Sedgley and Adrian Wan In an attempt to attract mathematics whizz kids, Polytechnic University has launched an elite pupils' club that offers a chance of early graduation from university. Gifted primary and secondary school pupils taking part ...

  7. Woo Mui Wo if you want school, drug college told

    Posted Apr 15th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau and Phyllis Tsang Objections by residents to the relocation of a Lantau drug rehabilitation school to Mui Wo had to be ironed out before the move could proceed, Education Secretary Michael Suen Ming-yeung said yesterday. The Social Welfare Depa ...

  8. Schools asked to postpone exams so students can swell Games crowds

    Posted Apr 18th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... would agree, Johnny Woo Wai-man, chief executive of the 2009 East Asian Games, told lawmakers at a meeting of the home affairs panel yesterday. His remarks came after Democratic Party lawmaker Cheung Man-kwong expressed worries about low attendance. 'Have you considered arranging students to fill the empty seats if attendance is unsatisfactory?' Mr Woo said the company would ...

  9. An 'X' mark for Generations Y and Z

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to specific technical skills, says Peter Lee, divisional deputy president for Greater China at CPA Australia. 'These skills are applicable across all industries but the important point here ...

  10. Taiwan's universities woo HK students

    Posted Nov 06th 2007, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei Taiwan is to relax rules on Hong Kong and Macau students studying on the island in an attempt to help universities there that are struggling to fill places. Tung Chen-yuan, vice-chairman of the Mainland Affairs Council, said:  ...




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