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  1. Secondary school athletes set new standards in annual sporting meeting

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nine records were broken at the Choi Hung Estate Catholic Secondary School annual athletic meet last month. The special guest was Ho Chung-nin, the Chief Schools Development Officer for Wong Tai Sin. ...

  2. Revised syllabus nudges up cost of secondary school textbooks

    Posted Sep 16th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... But with discounts, the price of primary-level material is down from last year The cost of textbooks is up by an annual average of 1 per cent for secondary schools and down 0.3 per cent for the primary level, a survey has found. The findings are based on a Consumer Council poll of 53 primary schools and 43 secondary institutions. The cost included prices of compulsory textbooks ...

  3. Prestige secondaries reject overhaul of feeder system

    Posted Oct 18th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Schools could have to switch from aided status to the DSS to reserve places for students from their linked primaries Prestigious secondary schools urged the government ... Bureau (EMB) guidelines, aided secondary schools also have the option of forming through-trains with their private primaries by turning the latter to aided status. Alternatively, if they become ...

  4. Call to cut secondary years from seven to five

    Posted Jul 12th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... An umbrella group of university staff associations is to put forward a proposal on the four-year university that involves cutting the number of secondary school years from seven to five. ... secondary schools to implement small classes because they could use the resources originally allocated for Forms Six and Seven to run additional classes from Forms One to Five. He said students ...

  5. 80pc of secondary students oppose university budget cuts

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Most believe such a move would undermine the quality of education services Eighty per cent of secondary students oppose university budget cuts, saying they would adversely affect the quality of education. The Hong Kong Secondary Students' Union, a student concern group, this month surveyed 1,000 students about the government's plans to slash funding for tertiary ...

  6. Secondary students put democracy first

    Posted Aug 21st 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Group hopes to raise political awareness among schoolchildren A new secondary school students' union will be launched today to campaign for democracy and other human rights issues. The Secondary Students' Union hopes to develop into a group similar to the Hong Kong Federation of Students, which represents most university students. The new group was originally called the Hong ...

  7. Schools 'lack support to prevent suicides'

    Posted Nov 14th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... to support more than 1,200 primary and secondary schools. Tuesday's suicide of a 15-year-old girl in Tin Shui Wai highlighted the need for more, said Lam Sui-fong, an associate professor ... well-being of students has heightened since Yip Ting-sin, a Form Three student at Tin Shui Wai Government Secondary School, jumped to her death on Tuesday. She was the fourth student from her school ...

  8. New schools offer both academic and job training

    Posted Sep 01st 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... The eight institutions are aiming to give their Form Four pupils all-round skills The tough job market has resulted in the emergence of a new type of secondary school aiming to equip students with both academic and vocational qualifications. Among the schools opening today after the summer break are eight senior secondary schools catering for 2,300 Form Four students who failed ...

  9. Schools of thought

    Posted Jul 28th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The controversial yet inspiring documentary Secondary School will be screened next month at the Hong Kong Arts Centre. There has been heated debate in Hong Kong about what constitutes an ideal school. Our education system has drawn criticism from educators and parents. The 85-minute documentary looks at the goals of secondary education, the roles played by parents, teachers ...

  10. Language switch

    Posted Oct 21st 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Education and Manpower Bureau is considering switching from Cantonese to Putonghua for teaching Chinese at primary and secondary schools. Share your views: write to us. ...




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