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  1. News - China - EDUCATION

    Migrants' children, as young as six, join fight for school places in Beijing

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 06:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Fidgeting with his placard, six-year-old Fang Mingxing made an unlikely protester. But he was on the front line of a demonstration in China's capital, ... themselves on the wrong end of China's latest development plan. Migrants flowing from the poverty-stricken countryside to the cities have been the engine of China's decades-long economic ...

  2. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    School dropouts in rural China could be as high as 20 million, says study

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 05:02pm by Chris Luo

    ... “economic growth-orientated approach” in designing its rural policies. “The bottom line is to ensure all the underage do not quit their schools to pursue work … this is key to both maintain social ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - China - EDUCATION

    Lucky prayers for 'gaokao', the exam of a lifetime for millions of would-be university students

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 02:58am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... and families saw them off and wished them good luck. The line of cars stretched for several kilometres and featured dragon and lion dances, gongs, drums and firecrackers. The Foshan municipal ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Australians urged to study in Asia under New Colombo Plan

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:31am by Linda Yeung

    ... students are also lined up for Chinese University and a group of Charles Darwin University undergraduates will take on teaching practicums at the city's international schools. A total of 1,300 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Programme lets students meet poverty face-to-face

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng teddy.ng@scmp.com Students meeting poverty face to face When a primary school pupil in a poor family has trouble with his homework, Grace Huang Kwai-fong is ready with her mobile ... the living conditions of others." The programme aims to get participants personally involved- a counter to the Hong Kong tendency to throw money at poverty problems and then forget about them. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Keep fees down, direct-subsidy schools urged

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 04:17am by Johnny Tam

    ... fees to HK$56,500, Diocesan Boys' School wants fees of HK$40,300 and Ying Wa College wants an increase to HK$17,600. The schools said the increases were in line with inflation. QualiEd ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong parents say pushing children too hard doesn't work

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... their children will lose at the starting line. It's not normal, and it'll get worse, as children will be influenced by parents' beliefs." Ip says local parents draw comparisons ... because they had lost interest in studying. "Many people don't want to lose at the starting line, but the most important thing is not who wins at the starting line, but who lasts until ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    New international preschool finds pricey space to fill a gap

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 06:16am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... executive officer Aniruddh Gupta, who lived in the city for about a year from 2012, could not find a kindergarten in line with his own educational philosophy for his two-year-old daughter. Now based ...

  10. News - China - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten drug scandal leads to calls for overhaul of regulations

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by WU NAN

    ... the education, public health and judicial departments. Any revisions of the law needed a clear line of command and more detailed guidance on the running of schools, Lan said. Cui Shaoying, a lawyer ...




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