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  1. Protest hots up over secondary school closures

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Teachers set for clash with bureau Teachers are preparing for a showdown with education officials in a fight to save secondary schools from closure due to falling student numbers. ... secondary schools over five years. The union is calling for small-class teaching to be implemented to save these schools. After a year of relative calm between the teaching community ...

  2. Drop in secondary school entries reflects sharp decline in birth rate

    Posted Jul 08th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem The number of students entering Form One in government and aided secondary schools in September is to drop by 7 per cent, figures released yesterday show. The decline of 5,409 ... this morning finding out from their schools how they had fared in the allocation of secondary school places. The Education Bureau last night reported a higher 'satisfaction rating', with 88 ...

  3. Plan to give Shenzhen pupils places in HK secondary schools

    Posted Jul 04th 2008, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... Gary Cheung More than 100 pupils from two Shenzhen schools catering for Hong Kong children are expected to be allowed to take part in the secondary school places allocation system in Hong ... Kong secondary schools under an agreement between the education bureaus in the two cities. A Hong Kong Education Bureau delegation, led by Deputy Secretary for Education Betty Ip Tsang ...

  4. Secondary school class sizes cut

    Posted Apr 24th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Lai Ying-kit and Mimi Lau Long-awaited reductions in the size of classes in secondary schools will begin next year, the education minister said yesterday. Bowing to pressure from legislators and secondary school associations, Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung said he was planning to reduce the maximum size of Form One classes from 40 to 36 over the next two ...

  5. Three more secondary schools take early break to beat bug

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee Three more secondary schools decided yesterday to suspend classes early for the Easter holidays in a bid to contain the spread of influenza. The decisions of the schools, which are not covered by the government's closure order on Wednesday night, brings to five the number of secondary schools closing early for Easter. The Education Bureau said yesterday Methodist College ...

  6. Secondary Schools

    Posted Jun 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Capstone College Hong Kong Central 4/F Fu Hing Bldg, 9-11 Jubilee St, Central Tel 2543 8059 capstone@kcpholdings.org www.kcpholdings.org Founded: 1997 Small school formerly known as South Bend International School. Most pupils from Southeast Asia. Provides classes from S3-6. Commerce-oriented courses, including economics, accounting and maths leading to IGCSE. English language ...

  7. Scrap secondary school exam fees, teachers urge

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A teachers' group has called for the abolition of examination fees under the new senior secondary academic structure that starts next year. The call by the Hong Kong Women ... and Assessment Authority. Some 3,049 Form Three to Form Seven students from 15 schools were interviewed during the past two weeks on their views about exam fees for the two public exams and the 2012 Hong ...

  8. Should PE lessons be mandatory at secondary school?

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... don't do compulsory exercise at school, it is unlikely they will be able to stay fit in their own time. PE is more than just learning how to play different sports. It offers an all-round ... Apart from providing an opportunity for exercise, PE classes can offer information on diet and health. Many schools have only one PE lesson a week, while others have scrapped the lessons ...

  9. Most secondary school students look at lewd images, poll finds

    Posted Mar 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by RTHK's Liberal Studies website in the middle of last month, involved 1,917 participants- of whom 78 per cent said they were secondary school students, with parents, teachers and other members ...

  10. Secondary pressure in small-class campaign

    Posted Jan 26th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau Teachers want a cap on 38 students per lesson Secondary school heads are pushing the government to reduce class sizes by at least two, a move to rescue schools from threat of closure due to falling student numbers and ease the implementation of curriculum reforms. In a meeting with the Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung this week, seven secondary school ...




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