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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Outrage over primary school textbook that asks pupils to 'match the races'

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by SHIRLEY ZHAO, Johnny Tam and Christy Choi

    ... Shirley Zhao, Johnny Tam and Christy Choi 'Many offended' by books that ask primary pupils to identify physical characteristics of different races and match them to likely jobs Textbook asks: can you match the races? Two education scholars are behind a series of general studies textbooks that have sparked bitter controversy for their racially stereotypical contents. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1524001/outrage-over-primary-school-textbook-asks-pupils-match-races
  2. News - China - EDUCATION

    More Chinese high school students heading for US

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

    ... want to escape the rat race at home, where students often study late into the night with little opportunity for extracurricular activities. They also believe studying in the United States ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575072/more-chinese-high-school-students-heading-us
  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    12 stand out from university 'in' crowd with seven 5** grades

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:52pm by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Seven boys and five girls in top 1pc of their subjects lead the race for one of 15,000 government-subsidised degree places 12 stand out from university 'in' crowd A record 12 high-flying students have stood out from this year's Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) examination, as the percentage of students meeting the basic requirements ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553402/one-third-over-79000-students-passed-dse-exam-authority-reveals
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong textbooks contain negative stereotypes on cultures and religions, researcher warns

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:58am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... MISS: ‘Blackface’ advert where Chinese man plays Filipina maid sparks race row in Hong Kong Discussions of new immigrants from the mainland appear disproportionately more than those about other minority ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538465/textbooks-taking-narrow-view-liberal-studies-hku-researcher-warns
  5. News - World - EDUCATION

    US states' systems of teacher evaluation a failure, study finds

    Posted May 14th 2014, 01:47am by WASHPOST

    ... the teacher-evaluation systems a requirement for any state that wanted to compete for Race to the Top grant money or receive a waiver from the most onerous demands of No Child Left Behind, the 2002 federal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1511336/us-states-systems-teacher-evaluation-failure-study-finds
  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Elite athletes look beyond final race with special academic programmes

    Posted Sep 13th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Olympian Yip Pui-yin is one of six stars studying for a degree in health education in preparation for life after they retire from sport Elite athletes look beyond final race Olympian Yip Pui-yin's parents were not too impressed when she quit school after Form Four to play badminton full time. But they were happier yesterday, Yip said, when she ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1035205/elite-athletes-look-beyond-final-race-special-academic-programmes
  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    School uniform guidelines to prevent racial and religious discrimination

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:28am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com School uniform guidelines to prevent discrimination The Equal Opportunities Commission will introduce school uniform guidelines next month to prevent pupils from suffering discrimination due to their race or religion. "It has come to the EOC's attention that there have been concerns raised by schools and parents of ethnic minority ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1453401/school-uniform-guidelines-prevent-racial-and-religious-discrimination
  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong parents say pushing children too hard doesn't work

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... at that moment that I did it wrong. She was blaming me for pushing her into this situation, and she was right." Soon after birth, Hong Kong children enter a breakneck race. Their parents push ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1460601/hong-kong-parents-say-pushing-children-too-hard-doesnt-work
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HKUST's world reputation rises as HKU's slides

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 03:01am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com The University of Science and Technology may soon replace the University of Hong Kong in the reputations race if the current trend continues University challenge: old school vs upstart The venerable University of Hong Kong could soon see its undisputed title as the city's most reputable institution for higher education usurped by young upstart ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1441293/hkusts-world-reputation-rises-hkus-slides
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Plans for ethnic minority pupils to get new Chinese-language curriculum

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 04:14am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... is in contravention of the [Race Discrimination Ordinance]," she warned. The group would also consider a judicial review, she added. There are approximately 15,000 ethnic minority pupils in the education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1400110/plans-ethnic-minority-pupils-get-new-chinese-language-curriculum

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