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  1. 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

    ... new subject means teachers, with little previous experience, tend to rely heavily on textbooks. She says although it is not possible for teachers to learn about every religion and culture ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - EDUCATION

    What’s so special about ‘Yale kids’?

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 10:38am by George Chen

    ... far met encourages us to think big. You might be a business journalist, but you can also learn something about science or religion. If you are a lawyer, you can try to understand liberal arts, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    School uniform guidelines to prevent racial and religious discrimination

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

    ... 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 ... beliefs. "Some religions and cultures require adherents to follow a particular dress code or to outwardly manifest their beliefs by wearing or carrying specific items." Chow (pictured) ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Ethnic minority children stereotyped and belittled in Hong Kong schools, say parents

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:32pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... children dropped out of classes because they felt teachers did not understand their culture and religion. Soto says non-Chinese speaking children are often stereotyped in the local curriculum. ...

  5. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    China’s Confucius Institute faces backlash at prestigious US school

    Posted May 13th 2014, 05:26pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Lincoln, religion professor It is not the first time a Confucius Institute has come under fire in the Western academia. Last year, McMaster University in Canada shut it down after it dismissed ... said the organiser of the petition, Bruce Lincoln, a religion professor. Established a decade ago, Hanban has set up 440 Confucius Institutes in 120 countries and regions across the globe ...

  6. Comment - Blogs - EDUCATION

    Tiger Mum’s triple formula for success

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

    ... Mormons. The authors think Mormons could be sensitive to scepticism about their religion and are spurred on by wanting to prove themselves. None of this seems particularly racist. In fact, most ...

  7. News - World - EDUCATION

    Trinity Western University's 'anti-gay' law school approved by Canada

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 10:14pm by AFP

    ... means, or an overly enhanced importance attached to freedom of religion," criminal defence lawyer Eric Gottardi told the daily Globe and Mail. Constitutional lawyer Clayton Ruby said he ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Clansmen get a leg-up at Sheung Shui school

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 04:44am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... in the system, which takes into account other links to the school- including whether a child has siblings there or parents who are alumni- and religion. "I feel the policy is not very ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Bible 'science' claim goes too far for Almitas Academy

    Posted Sep 23rd 2012, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Private academy run by Bernard Chan's wife won't teach that Loch Ness Monster is real Christian school balks at Bible 'science' The Loch Ness Monster has no place in a school science curriculum, accordi ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Opponents of national education parade democracy statue

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Thomas Chan, LO WEI, Dennis Chong, Jennifer Cheng, Stuart Lau

    ... Thomas Chan, Lo Wei, Dennis Chong, Jennifer Cheng and Stuart Lau Opponents of national education parade replica of statue outside government headquarters Protesters erect Goddess of Democracy A replica of the Goddess of Democracy statue was erected outsid ...




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