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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Exam authorities accused of self-censorship for removing CY Leung cartoon from DSE paper

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 04:37am by Johnny Tam

    ... on protest placards were removed, except the words on the biggest banner: "Unite youth power. Support Hong Kong with concerted efforts". The Examinations and Assessment Authority said both ... that was compulsory for pupils to answer. The first photo showed protesters holding a banner with words including "Deceptive chief executive- step down" and "Universal suffrage now". ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents at ousted kindergarten reject offer of places at replacement

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 06:21am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Federation of Education Workers. More than 500 parents protested on Saturday at the Cheung Kong Center. Tycoon Li Ka-shing's Cheung Kong empire owns 28 per cent of Topkids' landlord Fortune ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents stage sit-in to save ousted Tin Shui Wai kindergarten

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 05:12am by Johnny Tam

    ... in protest at the landlord's decision to close it down. Earlier they called for government action to save Topkids International Preschool, which is due to be ousted from its site in Kingswood ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Teachers could strike over demand for smaller Form One classes

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 03:47am by Johnny Tam and Shirley Zhao

    ... really unbelievable," Ip said. He said the union would meet affected groups today to decide on what action to take next, and protests and demonstrations would be considered. He refused ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HKU’s Tsui Lap-chee reflects on his 12 years as vice chancellor

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 09:45pm by Oliver Chou

    ... of the campus and used "unreasonable" force when officers confined protesters to a stairwell and pushed a few students. Tsui was accused of pandering to the central government and using ... of Shame, part of a sculpture series by Danish artist Jens Galschiot, as well as the two protest slogans painted on the pavement of Swire Bridge. "Those relics are a part of HKU culture," ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Angry parents protest at mainland Chinese children being given preschool places

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by SAMUEL CHAN, Ernest Kao

    ... Samuel Chan and Ernest Kao Protesters call for government to put local children first in kindergarten applications, while association head suggests new system Angry parents want action ... wearing red, to show their anger, and many pushing prams marched to the North District Government Offices. Among them was Mrs Wong, a mother of two who lives in Tai Po but who joined the protest ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Total of cross-border pupils to quadruple to 80,000 by 2017, say Shenzhen officials

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 11:35pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... in Fanling, North District, demanding the government intervene in the heated competition for kindergarten places and give priority to children living in the district. Another protest that month ...

  8. News - World - EDUCATION

    Two Ivy League schools see applications plunge over scandal, shortfall in graduates

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 01:42pm by Staff Reporter

    ... sexual harassment, and allegations of gender-based discrimination on campus. Faculty have also protested the university’s Greek fraternity system, which they say promoted violence and binge ...

  9. Comment - Blogs - EDUCATION

    Tiger Mum’s triple formula for success

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 08:01pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... forgotten by white Protestant Americans – a group that is now much less successful than in the past and now has below-average wealth. But certain immigrants still possess these attributes, which ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Group protests against stay of pro-Beijing body

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... An anti-national-education group has protested against the Education Bureau extending the stay of a pro-Beijing organisation at a government centre in Tai Po. The 13 protesters yesterday ... with the group.   Group protests against stay of pro-Beijing body ...




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