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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - EDUCATION

    British study finds that regular exercise boosts learning for children

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 05:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Regular exercise 'boosts learning for children' Regular exercise boosts teenagers' school grades- and particularly helps girls in science, a British study finds. The more physically active they were, the better children performed in school, according to findings published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Physical activity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1340584/british-study-finds-regular-exercise-boosts-learning-children
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Campaigners plan sit-in over national education curriculum in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 24th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Campaigners to protest at government headquarters over refusal by committee to discuss scrapping of controversial curriculum Sit-in planned over national education Anti-national education campaigners plan to stage a sit- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1021980/campaigners-plan-sit-over-national-education-curriculum-hong-kong
  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    Mainland's first Chinese-Russian university will open its doors by 2015

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 02:42pm by Kathy Gao

    ... such as Russian language studies, arts, economics and international trade, as well as aerospace engineering, car manufacturing and physics, among others. Students will be taught in Russian, Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555581/mainlands-first-chinese-russian-university-will-open-its-doors-2015
  4. Lifestyle - Technology - EDUCATION

    Same genes govern skills in maths and reading, scientists discover

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

    ... that were identified were not specific "literacy or numeracy" genes. Instead, they formed part of a more complex mechanism in which many genes each exercised a small, but combined, effect ...

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

    12 stand out from university 'in' crowd with seven 5** grades

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:52pm by Johnny Tam

    ... languages. Subjects that saw the most serious deterioration in performance were combined sciences and integrated science. Some 8.5 per cent fewer students got a pass in biology plus physics. Tong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553402/one-third-over-79000-students-passed-dse-exam-authority-reveals
  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong's exams body calls time on students cheating with watches

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 03:28am by MICHAEL DE WAAL-MONTGOMERY

    ... searches from the wrist. Professor Szeto Kwok Yip, of the University of Science and Technology's physics department, said students were already "very smart at cheating". "For ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1552142/hong-kongs-exams-body-calls-time-students-cheating-watches
  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents angry as schools block Form One transfers

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:12am by Johnny Tam, BRIAN YAP

    ... took part in the secondary-school allocation exercise- about 2,800 fewer than last year. Of them, 91 per cent got into one of their top three choices of secondary school, while 78 per cent were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1549888/parents-angry-schools-block-form-one-transfers
  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents seek permanent home for school

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Johnny Tam

    ... of government restrictions that effectively exclude it from site allocation exercises, parents say. St Margaret's Girls' College is to move out of its Caine Road campus next month ... the government exercise required applicant schools to surrender their existing premises, making St Margaret's ineligible as it did not own any campus, Paul Stables, chairman of the school's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536414/parents-seek-permanent-home-school
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Outrage over primary school textbook that asks pupils to 'match the races'

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by SHIRLEY ZHAO, Johnny Tam and Christy Choi

    ... Shirley Zhao, Johnny Tam and Christy Choi 'Many offended' by books that ask primary pupils to identify physical characteristics of different races and match them to likely jobs ... The textbooks, for primary pupils, have been criticised for their focus on physical differences among races and stereotypes about their life and work. In a chapter called Racial Harmony, in a textbook ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1524001/outrage-over-primary-school-textbook-asks-pupils-match-races
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Publisher insists controversial textbooks 'promote racial harmony'

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

    ... ethnic backgrounds by their skin colour, physical features and jobs. In particular, a picture of a cartoon figure with darker skin saying "I am a Filipino. I am a domestic helper in Hong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1524784/publisher-insists-controversial-textbooks-promote-racial-harmony

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