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  1. A walk into our precious past

    Posted Apr 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Wong Yat-hei Students in Hong Kong are often encouraged to spend more time outside the classroom instead of burying themselves in textbooks. A group of 67 Primary Four students from Chiu Yang Por Yen Primary School, in Tin Shui Wai, enjoyed some outdoor l ...

  2. Lady Luck smiles on a precious few reunited amid the chaos

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Shi Jiangtao

    ... Shi Jiangtao in Beichuan Yang Congyou would not leave the quake-hit southwestern county of Beichuan for two reasons. Shi Yan Three village was where she spent her entire life. 'I couldn't imagine living elsewhere- it's the cradle-to-grave p ...

  3. Gaining of precious knowledge makes sacrifice worthwhile

    Posted Aug 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... PHILIP WONG has sacrificed three years of precious weekends with family and friends to work for a double master's degree with Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) in Australia. But the assistant director of technology at the South China Morning Post has no regrets. 'I have been in the IT industry for 10 years. Without gaining IT knowledge outside of work ...

  4. Students strive to get recycling down to a fine art

    Posted Jun 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Iris Leung Ah-ching of her group's sculpture, a creation of metal and fishing net resembling a clock with stars and planets. 'We took basically useless stuff and made ... to treasure. Environmentally this means we save precious natural resources and invaluable Hong Kong landfill space.' Two of the students' pieces have been selected for display ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    Donated elephant tusks teach schoolchildren reality of a cruel trade

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... environmental education committee. Form Five pupil Lucy Hon Wan, 15, agreed. "This is a very precious opportunity to be in contact with a rare species," she said. "By seeing them, we can ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION JULIE MCGUIRE

    Principals can be flexible about taking time for family trips

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by Julie Mcguire

    ... be not to worry too much about a perceived lack of academic activities for a couple of weeks. Use your trip to provide great life experiences and precious memories for your children. They could use ...

  7. News - China - EDUCATION

    Wuchuan schools ask parents to buy desks and chairs for children

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 12:44pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao Students at primary and secondary schools in Guangdong province's Wuchuan city are being forced to buy their own desks and chairs for class, a Chinese newspaper  reported on Tuesday. For about 110 yuan (HK$125), parents of children at Wuchuan Chuanxi Middle School may buy used metal-wood desk-and-chair sets at the furniture store conveniently located next ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    Class Action: when parents' fears stand in the way of a child's school trip

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Julie Mcguire

    ... by schools to extend and enrich the curriculum. It is entirely natural for parents to be anxious, especially about the residential trips, which take their precious offspring away from home ...

  9. Relighting the fire

    Posted Jul 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... soon everyone realised by seeing what I was achieving and the satisfaction I was getting. Although the number of social gatherings I attended decreased, they became more precious and of better ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Escaping a failing system

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... cent is considered a failure and those with bad grades are punished. And that's just primary school. For seven years Kitto- a former Welsh Guardsman and metals trader, and for several ...




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