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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: schools of thought

    Posted Sep 09th 2012, 12:00am by CLARISSA

    ... Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore in Beijing Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore in Beijing Schools of thought One photograph from a recent protest against national education in Hong Kong shows a young boy ... But many people on the mainland don't agree. Patriotic education is compulsory in mainland schools and universities. Lin Tao, a 27-year-old biologist who expresses sympathy with the Hong Kong ...

  2. More schools delay national studies

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Teachers' Union (PTU), said he expected more primary schools would 'wait and see what other schools are doing in this turbulent time'. He said the government should consult the public ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com More school-sponsoring bodies have decided not to implement the controversial national education curriculum this September, but they say ...

  3. Public Eye

    Posted Sep 15th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... to Central and Wan Chai routes. Another part of history will soon die. You know who to thank. Can men now wear dresses? Public Eye applauds the Equal Opportunities Commission for suing a school which ... with Michael Chugani mickchug@gmail.com Merkel's talking nonsense on free speech Public Eye will try to make some sense out of what German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel said about free ...

  4. Cardinal slams 'brainwashing' in schools plan

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Tanna Chong tanna.chong@scmp.com Government-imposed reforms of school management will allow officials to dictate a national education agenda that will 'brainwash' students, ... at all primary and secondary schools. He criticised it as 'too vague' and said it could end up encouraging extreme nationalism. 'What exactly does the subject want to teach? Does ...

  5. How mission schools gave girls a chance

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... for girls, the Belilios Public School, started in 1893, and St Stephen's Girls' College, for upper-class Chinese girls, opened its doors in 1904. Despite the hard and humble beginnings ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Schools were for sons. A daughter needed only to learn to be a resourceful and charming wife. That was Chinese tradition. And in families not rich enough ...

  6. New blow for school reforms

    Posted Jul 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... deadline is today but because it is a public holiday schools were given until yesterday to comply. The government faces a campaign of defiance from the Catholic Church, the Sheng Kung Hui- Hong ... But in December the church won an application to the Court of Final Appeal to hear its challenge on the grounds it was a matter of 'great, general and public importance'. The number of schools ...

  7. Last throw of dice for diocese over schools

    Posted Oct 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Austin Chiu austin.chiu@scmp.com The Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong made a final bid yesterday to keep tight control of the schools it runs, telling the city's highest court that the government's school management reforms of 2004 are unconstitutional. Martin Lee SC, for the diocese, contended in the Court of Final Appeal that they would destroy the atmosphere and management culture ...

  8. Review this school assessment scheme

    Posted Oct 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... religious instruction followed by baptism. It is said that proceeds would have been donated to the church. Still, it was not hard to see why the initial idea sparked public alarm. The course was responding to concerns by parents that their children might be disadvantaged in being admitted to elite schools affiliated with religious organisations because of a lack of religious background. ...

  9. 21-year-old man arrested for alleged sex attack on teen at rehab school

    Posted Oct 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... runs the school, applied to the Education Bureau to relocate its college to the former premises of a public secondary school in Mui Wo. The request met with strong objections from residents. ... filed a police report alleging that her son had been indecently assaulted at the school. A police spokeswoman would confirm whether the suspect or the assault victim were students at Christian ...

  10. Wider interests at stake in drug charity's school bid

    Posted Aug 16th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Youth drug abuse has been in the headlines a lot recently, largely because of spirited debate about the government's plan for a trial of random drug-testing in Tai Po schools. The controversy has overshadowed an equally contentious issue - a government-backed attempt by a private drug treatment school to occupy a vacant public secondary school at Mui Wo on Lantau Island against ...




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