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  1. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    Shanghai pilot programme encouraging local dialect in kindergartens under fire

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 12:35pm by Chunxiao Li

    ... said she had given up speaking Shanghainese to her son. Living with her in-laws who also don’t speak Shanghainese, Xia said it felt “alienating” to talk to her son in the dialect. Robert Ran, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1411636/shanghai-pilot-programme-encouraging-kindergarten-children-speak
  2. News - World - EDUCATION

    British study shows genetics to be key factor in students' GCSE exam results

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 10:42pm by GDN

    ... the variance, then children in one classroom would all be the same," said Robert Plomin, an expert in behavioural genetics who led the study at King's College London. To tease out the genetic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1379278/british-study-shows-genetics-be-key-factor-students-gcse-exam-results
  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Secondary pupils do poorly in DSE English exam: report

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 04:29am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... said "I agree with you" despite errors. Common pronunciation errors included pronouncing "robot" as "Robert" or "rabbit", "snack" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1344948/secondary-pupils-do-poorly-dse-english-exam-report
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    American accent schools flourishing in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 12:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... “Nature EQ”- where a giant Stars and Stripes flag hangs on the wall- children as young as five pack into classrooms, chanting words in unison and reciting from memory Robert Frost poems, any error ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1342563/american-accent-schools-flourishing-hong-kong
  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Top scholars put off by political tensions at Hong Kong University

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by TANNA CHONG AND TONY CHEUNG

    ... Laurence Tang Yat-long cited the rows over political pressure on HKU pollster Robert Chung Ting-yiu in 2000 and the visit of vice-premier Li Keqiang in 2011 as examples of "complex ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1326565/top-scholars-put-political-tensions-hong-kong-university
  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    University ‘hotels’ may face bookings clampdown

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 12:00am by Shirley Zhao and Johnny Tam

    ... members could also book rooms. The University of Hong Kong said its Robert Black College, which has 60 rooms, accepted only bookings referred by university members, except for guest house staff. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1300766/university-hotels-may-face-bookings-clampdown
  7. News - China - EDUCATION

    South Korean students turn to China colleges for career edge

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... they received their education, said David Swan, managing director in Tokyo for London-based recruiter Robert Walters. "There is … a changing trend towards more consideration of Asian degrees," ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1304268/south-korean-students-turn-china-colleges-career-edge
  8. News - World - EDUCATION

    Yale University forces humble Yale prep school chain to change name

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... bothering. "Columbia is such a common word," said Robert Hornsby, a spokesman. "It's places and names and Columbia Pictures and Columbia, Missouri, and Columbia College ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1274758/yale-university-forces-humble-yale-prep-school-chain-change-name
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    More than a thousand petition to save renowned HKU library

    Posted May 08th 2013, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Priscilla Roberts said yesterday that the university lacked online resources, book collections, microfilm and journals. "The library has been No 1 in Asia but the way it is going now, it is going downhill very fast," said Roberts, associate professor of history at the university. "The funding is now at three-quarters of where it was 10 or 12 years ago," she said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1232420/more-thousand-petition-save-renowned-hku-library
  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    How parents can inspire love of books among children

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... Leo the Late Bloomer [by Robert Kraus] about a little tiger who did things in his own time. It was very reassuring to me at the time and it's a story that I have always remembered." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1226031/how-parents-can-inspire-love-books-among-children

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