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  1. To save or not to save

    Posted Jul 25th 2008, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer The idea of financial planning is being introduced to secondary school students using a novel method Shakespeare knew that 'the play's the thing' when it comes ... of the need for savings and retirement planning, the organisation has teamed up with the MPFA to introduce some key tools and principles to local secondary school students. They are using the medium ...

  2. Managing money is a key skill for the young

    Posted Jul 11th 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... services bodies and NGOs,' Mr Walker said. A separate scheme run with Junior Achievement Hong Kong organises interactive workshops for senior secondary schools. Since November last year, more ... of Hong Kong's leading firms have set up programmes to teach school-age children the basics of sound financial planning and give them a platform for successful investing. 'We encourage ...

  3. Early exposure grooms next generation

    Posted Apr 09th 2005, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... both primary and secondary school pupils to the realities and wonders of the profession. 'It started with our school ambassador programme, in which practising engineers give career talks and provide general advice mainly for Form Four secondary students,' said Mr Kwan. Last year alone, more than 3,000 students were contacted in this way and the general response- teachers ...

  4. Tried and tested

    Posted Nov 14th 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... system, takes multiple points of assessment and creates interdisciplinary connections.' Chris Durbin, education adviser for secondary schools at ESF, has more experience than most in dealing ... Available to schools in three discrete programmes for primary, middle-years and diploma-level pupils, the number of programme requests- a first formal step in the process of assessment, teacher ...

  5. Colleges address imbalance

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... opening up more financial support for us to provide better tuition services,' he said. Dr Clark expressed similar views. He said that local students who went directly from secondary school ... John Cremer When the government announced plans in 2000 for up to 60 per cent of local school leavers to move on to tertiary education, no one doubted that the target was commendable ...

  6. A time to give back to the community

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... Tong Secondary School in Sheung Shui. 'In the past, my target was just making money and having some fun, but my outlook changed and I started to see the need to consider other people more.' With that in mind, she applied to a scheme run by the Hong Kong Association of Careers Masters and Guidance Masters. It is designed to give school leavers practical experience ...

  7. A role model for the world

    Posted Mar 21st 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... responsibility for planning and co-ordinating youth programmes throughout Hong Kong. The activities include an interactive drama performed in secondary schools by professional actors, which incorporates ...

  8. Strength grows through ideas and opinions

    Posted Jun 10th 2006, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... with insurance company Prudential Assurance is an example. A bus donated by KMB has been converted into a mobile classroom. It visits local secondary schools and is used as a centre for English-language ...

  9. Fascination with flight leads to dream job

    Posted Sep 26th 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... the world.' Despatched to England to complete his secondary schooling, his subsequent choice of degree was self-evident: aeronautical engineering at Imperial College, London. Having sailed through ... descending low over his Kowloon City primary school and gazing, from the family apartment, at the Haeco (Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company) logo on a hangar at the old Kai Tak airport. Back ...

  10. Calming influence

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... a secondary school by doing all the research herself and simply getting them to sign the forms. It was there that she developed a deep and lasting interest in two particular subjects- economics ... With the other, it was the sense of joy that came from being in the school choir and having the chance to practise and perform. 'All along I loved to sing because the music conveys happiness,' ...




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