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  1. News - World - EDUCATION

    Chinese parents clash with striking Canadian teachers as school year fails to start

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:26pm by Ian Young

    ... Ian Young in Vancouver ian.young@scmp.com Websites linked to masked protesters disappear in wake of ugly scenes in Vancouver, as school year in British Columbia enters third week without ... the BCPF’s desire to get children back in class was shared with other opponents of the strike, there was also a strong undercurrent of anti-unionism in general that ran through the protests. “My ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593861/chinese-parents-clash-striking-canadian-teachers
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Pro-Beijing activist compares organisers of student strikes to 'triad gangs'

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 12:05pm by Peter So

    ... suffrage to triad gangs. "There is no difference from triad gangs if the class boycott campaigners incite students to participate in 'wave after wave' of protests and eventually get ... from September 22. Occupy activists plan to stage a mass sit-in on the streets of Central in protest after Beijing ruled out an open election for the chief executive in 2017. The alliance ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1588519/pro-beijing-activist-compares-organisers-student-strikes-triad-gangs
  3. News - China - EDUCATION

    Chinese students raise a stink after university orders them to take on janitor duties

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 04:38pm by Kathy Gao

    ... policy, more than 470 students signed an open letter to Zhou in protest. The absence of hired cleaners as well as students’ refusal to take on custodial duties has already caused problems. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1588692/chinese-students-raise-stink-after-university-orders-them-take-janitor
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    CityU protest demands curb on mainlanders

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 03:38am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com CityU protest demands curb on mainlanders About 10 advocates of independence for Hong Kong marched around City University yesterday calling for a curb on the admission of mainland students at all universities in Hong Kong. The protesters, from a group calling itself Hongkongese Priority, chanted slogans accusing the university of enrolling so many ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1493742/cityu-protest-demands-curb-mainlanders
  5. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    Peking University students win bittersweet victory against ‘elitist’ academy

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 04:20pm by Patrick Boehler and Anne Yi

    ... Patrick Boehler and Anne Yi Student campaigners have reacted with mixed feelings after the success of a rare public protest against a proposed “elite” training school at China’s most prestigious university.  Students and faculty at Peking University, often dubbed China’s equivalent of Harvard, have campaigned for weeks online and in meetings to stop the establishment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1561693/peking-university-students-win-bittersweet-victory-against
  6. 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, ... parents daring to confront Communist authorities through repeated protests outside government offices. "I really like Stephen Hawking, but China has no one like him," said one parent, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555624/migrants-children-young-six-join-fight-school-places-beijing
  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Threat to revive Admiralty protests if national education is not scrapped

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Anti-national education group also threatens to demand resignation of education secretary Protests to return if national classes are not scrapped Protesters ... yesterday, the alliance said opponents of the subject would return to the government headquarters in Admiralty if their voices were not heard. Tens of thousands of protesters camped out on the open ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1056046/threat-revive-admiralty-protests-if-national-education-not-scrapped
  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Scholarism leader Joshua Wong planning to appeal some DSE exam results

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:00pm by LO WEI AND JOHNNY TAM

    ... the university entry requirements in the Diploma of Secondary Education exams. As an activist who led the anti-national education protests back in 2012, Wong, was no different from any other secondary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554033/campaigning-did-not-affect-dse-results-says-scholarism-student
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1325980/angry-parents-want-action-preschools
  10. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    Thousands of students at Liaoning university rage against dormitory 'evictions'

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 06:44pm by Chris Luo

    ... “[Protesting] will only hinder your prospect for a successful graduation,” it said. As of MONDAY this afternoon, an online poll on the relocation found that 14,300 users were opposed, while 700 were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1543642/bohai-university-students-rage-against-dormitory-evictions

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