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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Chairman of top school's board quits under fire

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 04:48am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... not run the school, or else they'll just appoint a similar board chair and everything will be the same," Chow said.   ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten evicted from Tin Shui Wai loses out on new location

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... of operational details were still needed. A spokesman for the bureau said kindergartens were run privately and operators had to find proper venues themselves.   ...

  3. News - World - EDUCATION

    Chicago University cuts ties with China’s Confucius Institute

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 09:47am

    ... which started in 2010. The publication Jiefang Daily, run by the Communist Party committee of Shanghai, referenced the petition in an article last week. It quoted Xu Lin, chief executive ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    'Prejudice' claim as centre struggles for a new home

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 03:55am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... of the government," Wilson said. "[An NGO renting a private venue] is not what should happen in our society in the long run." The centre is not the only educational organisation struggling ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Schools of law hit out at Law Society's plan to run its own qualifying exam

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 05:54am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Solicitors' body debates setting up its own qualifying exam, but three major law schools say its reasoning is 'unclear and unconvincing' Academics slam Law Society's new exam plan The city's three ma ...

  6. News - China - EDUCATION

    Tougher mainland scrutiny of foreign teachers after child sex scandal fears

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 01:32pm by Laura Zhou in Beijing laura.zhou@scmp.com

    ... was on the run from child-sex charges Beijing has issued new guidelines calling for stricter scrutiny of foreigners working in the capital – especially teachers from abroad – after child sex scandals in Beijing and Nanjing last year. Mainland officials called for closer supervision in April last year after two foreigners – one with a criminal record for child pornography and the other on the run ...

  7. News - China - EDUCATION

    Undercover investigation: Become a native English teacher in China, no questions asked

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:20am by Staff Reporters

    ... standards and required teaching certificates, criminal checks and references. "We're not little companies here to make a quick buck and run," MacLean said. "We are absolutely ... For others, the problem runs deeper and comes down to educational values. "The problem is the emphasis placed on English," said Joe Jones, a former English teacher in Beijing. "Parents ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Government 'should not run' preschools

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 05:17am by Johnny Tam, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... not run' preschools Government-run preschools should not be part of the city's 15 years of free education, the head of a committee on kindergarten operations has suggested. Dr Moses Cheng ... by the private sector. "I firmly believe that it would be impossible for large-scale government-run kindergartens [to be built]," Cheng said. "For example, if there's a new town being ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Baptist U investigated for running 'guesthouse'

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Baptist U investigated for running 'guesthouse' Baptist University could be charged with running an unlicensed guesthouse for renting rooms at its NTT International House in Kowloon Tong to outsiders. It has reserved 30 per cent of the 164 rooms for people who are not students or visiting professors. People who want to stay only have ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Girl, 12, becomes teacher, thanks to Hongkonger's World Vision sponsorship

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... at a community learning centre run by World Vision. From 1pm to 3pm daily, after school, the young girl teaches fellow pupils her age everything from mathematics to Khmer. Vongsa Phean owes the change ...




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