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  1. 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 ...

  2. School politics

    Posted May 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Some democrats oppose the promotion of the Basic Law in Hong Kong secondary schools, saying the programme will be biased against them. What do you think of such a promotion? Share your views: write to us. ...

  3. Funding concerns for special-need schools

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem The government came under fire in Legco yesterday over the funding proposal for special-needs schools to switch to the new secondary school structure. The Legislative ... in 2009. The seven years of secondary school will be replaced by three years in lower secondary school and three in senior secondary school, but universities will have four years instead ...

  4. School activists wage war on national education

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com At first, the three teenagers seem like any other secondary school pupils who gossip about their friends when they get together. But when the topic switches ... Scholarism, which has about 150 secondary school pupils as members. The organisation wants the national education scheme to be dropped. The government says all public primary schools must start ...

  5. Tsang to face school closures issue

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau The head of the largest teachers' union will raise the impending closure of secondary schools with Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen today. Professional Teachers' ... during the party's post-election meeting with Mr Tsang. The meeting will come ahead of a planned rally on Saturday to fight against secondary school closures. The union is also calling ...

  6. Government needs schooling in tactics

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... proposed that primary schools introduce national education in 2012 and that secondary schools follow suit in 2013. Schools would have to provide about two lessons a week for the new subject, ... to scale back by testing the plan on a pilot basis or leaving out senior secondary students altogether. It looks like another black eye for the government, this time in a school fight. ...

  7. Cardinal slams 'brainwashing' in schools plan

    Posted Sep 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... at all primary and secondary schools. He criticised it as 'too vague' and said it could end up encouraging extreme nationalism. 'What exactly does the subject want to teach? Does ... Under the proposal, all primary and secondary schools must offer classes in national education as a separate subject. Zen also spoke against a government plan to oblige all schools receiving ...

  8. Delay on national education dismissed

    Posted Aug 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Education Bureau officials have dismissed suggestions that a plan to introduce compulsory national education in secondary schools may be delayed. The government proposes making national education a compulsory subject next year in primary schools, followed by secondary schools from the 2013 academic year. It has triggered opposition from teachers ...

  9. Hunt for school supervisor

    Posted Jun 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com A former supervisor at a school in Yau Tong is wanted by the ICAC. Carman Liang Shuk-ching, who was at Pegasus Philip Wong Kin Hang Christian Primary and Junior Secondary School, is accused of stealing money and obtaining loans from parents under false pretences. The Independent Commission Against Corruption said yesterday that at Eastern Court, ...

  10. 'Voluntary' deal on school classes

    Posted Feb 26th 2011, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... of the school board. The Education Bureau announced on Thursday that King's College in Sai Ying Pun had joined more than 150 secondary schools in agreeing to sign up for the class-reduction scheme, despite strong opposition from parents and alumni. It was the last of 15 government schools holding out ahead of yesterday's deadline. Secretary for Education Michael Suen Ming-yeung said ...




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