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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HK-based journalists from mainland label national education 'brainwashing'

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Two Hong Kong-based journalists from mainland say national education lessons are a bid to stifle freedom of thought and will lead to 'brainwashing' Mainland pairwarn city of indoctrination Hong Kong-based journ ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Private institute is one up against Lingnan: survey

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... conducted by the University of Hong Kong's independent public opinion programme between May and June, showed that public universities' performances had dropped, though Hongkongers have ... for the survey. They were asked to rate the city's nine public higher education institutions and Shue Yan, which is Hong Kong's first and only private university. Their ratings were based ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Government 'hid public split' on national education

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by Staff Reporters

    ... public split on national classes' Public opinion was divided about national education in schools, despite official insistence that the subject had widespread support, documents have ... that the consultation had served its purpose. Shum, however, said the findings showed that the government "lied" about widespread support for the subject. "Public opinion on this matter is very ...

  4. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    'You bunch of bums!' Harbin teacher berates students for failing to buy Teachers' Day gift

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 05:52pm by James Griffiths

    ... Confucius's birthday.  Last year, China's State Council asked for the public's opinions on a number of proposed amendments to the national Teachers' Law, including changing the date ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Tuen Mun school petitioned to drop national education classes

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to public opinion would also vote for the motion. Ng said he hoped he would be allowed to "impress the public" in other areas of his work. PTU vice-president Wong Hak-lim said the association would conduct a poll to gauge members' opinions on class boycotts at primary and secondary schools after the government's climbdown this month. Previously, the government had ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Big-picture plan for arts academy

    Posted Mar 04th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... accountable," Walter said. "We want responses. We want public opinion." ... "They have to be a good leader, a good educator, an accomplished performer and be familiar with tertiary education," said Walter. He added that the University of Hong Kong's public ...

  7. News - China - EDUCATION

    Call to reduce English lessons to ‘save’ Chinese

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... English lessons to 'save' Chinese A former senior education official has triggered heated debate after he publicly denounced the teaching of English to young children and called for more ... comment to elaborate on his opinions on "hitting the brakes on English learning by children across the country", saying Chinese language as the mother tongue had been facing numerous ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Liberal studies subject moulds new generation of socially aware youth

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... staging a march is a good way to fight for more political space. The number of people who show up is a good indicator of public opinion," says Cheung. Scholarism itself was formed by Wong ... in class," says Cheung, now in his first year at Chinese University's department of government and public administration. Liberal studies has six modules: personal development and interpersonal ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Government critics earn top marks in liberal studies

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 06:30am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... credibility," the candidate wrote. "Part of the Hong Kong public may distrust the government because [Chief Executive] Leung Chun-ying's government appeared to have an intimate relationship ... to worry about being "politically incorrect". It was their critical thinking, rather than their opinion, that was being graded. In a summary of the report published on Wednesday, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Public schools may give families in Hong Kong priority

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... give locals priority Admissions priority for local families is among measures being considered in response to pressure on public school places from Hong Kong-born children living ... weekend. He said thorough consideration must be given before privileges are handed out to anyone, and policies must be fair to all. "We have clearly heard the opinions from parents of North ...




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