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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Later start to school day would benefit teenagers, research shows

    Posted Aug 26th 2014, 11:37pm by NYT

    ... McClatchy-Tribune One extra hour of sleep a day could improve attendance and lower school dropout rates, and even reduce car crashes among adolescents Research supports late start for teens If you thought trying to get a sleepy teenager out of bed in time for school each morning was your own private struggle, you thought wrong. The American Academy of Paediatrics declared ...

  2. News - China - EDUCATION

    More Chinese high school students heading for US

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by AP

    ... teenagers, Zhang plans to enrol this autumn in a private US high school where he and his parents hope he will get a more well-rounded- if far more expensive- education. Tuition, room and board can cost about US$40,000, three to four times as much as an elite private school in China. "I feel like the US education fits me better and will allow me to do things I like to do," said ...

  3. Business - Economy

    Private schools, dental visits fuel Australian inflation, pushing interest rate cuts off the table

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 03:18pm by Reuters

    ... While putting a child through 13 years of private schooling can easily cost A$250,000 (HK$1.7 million) in fees alone, it is insanely popular with an increasingly affluent, and aspiring, middle class. No less than a third of all students in Australia go to independent schools of one form or another. Add in the cost of uniforms, laptops and the like, and parents in Sydney can look ...

  4. Who offers what and where- ESF preschools, ESF primary schools, ESF secondary schools and private independent schools

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Extra-curricular activities: Wide range run by ESF Educational Services and private companies Fees: HK$63,000 GLENEALY SCHOOL 7 Hornsey Road, Mid-Levels Tel: 2522 1919 E-mail: enquiry@gs.esf.edu.hk ... Community projects Number of teachers: 39 Average class size: 30 Extra-curricular activities: Wide range run by school staff and private agencies Fees: HK$63,000 SHA TIN JUNIOR SCHOOL 3A Lai Wo ...

  5. Who offers what and where- DSS through schools (including private primary schools), DSS primary and secondary schools

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... DSS through schools (including private primary schools) CREATIVE PRIMARY SCHOOL Primary school: 2A Oxford Road, Kowloon Tong Tel: 2336 0266 E-mail: cps@creativeprisch.edu.hk Website: ... info@logosacademy.edu.hk Website: www.logosacademy.edu.hk Year groups: FS1-2, DS1-3, DS4-5, MS1-3, S6 Number of students: 1,910 Accreditation: IB World School, AdvancED, National Council For Private School ...

  6. News - Asia - EDUCATION

    Nepal's 'bamboo schools' open doors to education thanks to Uttam Sanjel

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:31am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... 'bamboo schools' open doors to education In Nepal, quality education, considered to be within an exclusive domain of private schools, comes with a hefty price tag. But one private institution ... "There is a vacuum between private and government schools," said Sanjel, 41. "It was an important step to invest in quality education accessible to everyone." In 2001, ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    HK International School students learn the value of helping others

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:29am by Andrea Zavadszky

    ... to the sorry state of the world's environment. Something was out of kilter, and he saw a need for a form of social conscience education. Schmidt, who teaches at Hong Kong International School ... on genocide, globalisation, and the environmental crisis as "three effective needles" to burst this bubble. "Students need emotional engagement in school. We chose issues that are highly ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - COURTS

    Philanthropist sues school for 'misleading' him

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 05:16am by JULIE CHU

    ... primary school is private. ... Julie Chu julie.chu@scmp.com Philanthropist sues school for 'misleading' him "Electronics king" Koo Ming-kown is accusing a school and two former officials ...

  9. News - Asia - Flight MH370

    Private firms to take over search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:08am by DANNY LEE, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Danny Lee and Stephen Chen in Beijing Private firms to take over search for airliner The Australian government is inviting search and salvage specialists to take on the task of finding the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. Documents released yesterday show the private sector has effectively been handed control of search operations in an effort to speed up the hunt for flight MH370. ...

  10. Business - China Business

    New private players fail to crack China mobile market

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:01am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com New players fail to crack mainland mobile market The government's move to bring private players into the mainland's telecommunications market ... The decision was aimed at opening up the sector to private enterprises to allow new players to shake up an industry long controlled by the three state-owned carriers. The traditional operators have ...




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