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  1. Should the government increase secondary school fees?

    Posted Jun 14th 2006, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung, Annie Tai Kevin Kung, 15 Ying Wa College No, this action is not reasonable. The Education and Manpower Bureau (EMB) increased secondary school fees last year. Even public transportation companies can't raise their fees twice in such a short period, so why can the government do so? The worry is that the department may keep on increasing secondary school fees every ...

  2. Lawyers deliver reading skills to secondary school pupils

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... Three lawyers from international law firm Linklaters introduced one of their favourite books to 15 students at CNEC Lau Wing Sang Secondary School last week. The pupils, who are expected to read ... programme was organised by EdExchange- an organisation seeking sponsorship for educational projects- which has paired up Linklaters with two secondary schools, the other being HKCWC Fung Yiu King ...

  3. Choices, Choices- Secondary Schools

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Ask the right questions to get the right result, advises Katherine Forestier If your child is heading to secondary school there are particular issues to consider: If you already have ... out how a school ensures students achieve their best. The early secondary years, when children enter adolescence, are notorious for a dip in performance. Find out how a school caters ...

  4. More get first choice of secondary school

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Nora Tong, Will Clem

    ... Will Clem and Nora Tong Slightly more primary school graduates have been assigned their first choice of secondary schools this year, the Education and Manpower Bureau announced yesterday. ... to schools directly. But principals say the increase is largely due to a drop in pupil numbers. This year, 78,701 took part in the secondary school places allocation exercise, nearly 1,200 fewer than ...

  5. 500 secondary school teachers apply for early retirement deal

    Posted May 16th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem About 500 secondary school teachers have applied for early retirement under a government scheme aimed at reducing their numbers in line with the falling student population. The scheme, which has been running for primary school teachers since 2004, was extended to secondary school teachers for the first time this year. But the president of the largest teachers' union ...

  6. Shrinking Lantau secondary school fights for survival

    Posted Feb 11th 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier Merger with local primaries suggested as viable option A Lantau secondary school facing closure next year is hoping to launch a last-ditch rescue plan involving ... the New Territories Heung Yee Kuk Southern District Secondary School in Mui Wo. Discussions are already taking place with primary schools in Mui Wo and Pui O which, if the merger went ahead, could ...

  7. International Secondary Schools

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... HONG KONG ISLAND South Bend International School Central 4/F Fu Hing Building, 9-11 Jubilee St, Central Tel: 2521 4954 philsch1@hotmail.com Founded: 1997 Small school with most pupils from ... KOWLOON Concordia International School Yau Yat Chuen 68 Begonia Rd, Yau Yat Chuen Tel: 2789 9890; 2397 6576 office@cihs.edu.hk www.cihs.edu.hk Founded: 1990 Small school catering for students from ...

  8. Closure pressure sparks fear in secondary sector

    Posted Mar 25th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Two government secondary schools were this week told they cannot offer Form One classes in September, a move educators see as a sign that school closures are spreading to the secondary sector. Sir Ellis Kadoorie Secondary School (Sha Tin) and Sheung Kwai Chung Government Secondary School were informed by the Education and Manpower Bureau on Monday that insufficient ...

  9. NT parents angry over lack of ESF secondary places

    Posted Mar 04th 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier They blame the foundation's expansion of its primary schools New Territories parents are furious that English Schools Foundation secondary schools have not been ... primary schools,' he wrote to the South China Morning Post after learning that his son, now at Hong Lok Yuen, could not go to Sha Tin College. 'As the ESF allocates secondary school ...

  10. Secondary allocation overhaul unveiled

    Posted Nov 04th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem The Education and Manpower Bureau this week launched the new secondary school places allocation mechanism, distributing information leaflets and VCDs to primary schools across ... will be from outside the net. William Yip Kam-yuen, chairman of Hong Kong Association of Heads of Secondary Schools, agreed that parental choice would be greater but that the changes would not benefit ...




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