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  1. New strategy wins group votes

    Posted Oct 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Your vote makes a difference. A group of Form Six students from Tin Shui Wai Government Secondary School stormed a recent student union election by swiping nearly 70 per cent of the total votes. More than 1,000 students voted, representing more than 90 per cent of those eligible to cast their ballots. Last year, the turnout was about 70 per cent. This may be the result ...

  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. White House rule gala

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

    ... A record number of girls participated in the Kwun Tong Kung Lok Government Secondary School's 35th annual Swimming Gala last month. White House emerged overall champions, while West House won the best cheering team award. Mak Chun-leung set a new Grade B record in the boys' 100-metre freestyle race. ...

  5. Early retirement plan for teachers to be launched

    Posted Jun 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.35pm: The government was planning to launch an early retirement scheme for secondary school teachers after 2006, local radio reported on Monday. At a Legislative Council meeting on Monday, Education and Manpower Bureau deputy secretary Cheng Yan-chee revealed the government would launch the scheme from 2006 to 2008 to encourage secondary school teachers ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. More girls join the fray

    Posted Nov 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New events such as the javelin and shot put encouraged more girls to participate in Kwun Tong Kung Lok Government Secondary School's annual Sports Day, held recently at Kowloon Bay Sports Ground. East House were overall champions. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Bring back Chinese history, say lawmakers

    Posted Jun 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... national education into the curriculum for primary and secondary schools. But the demand, tabled in the Legislative Council as an amendment, was rejected by the pro-establishment camp. Secretary ... Cheuk-yan said the best way to understand the country was through learning its history. Since 2000, secondary schools have been allowed to decide whether to make Chinese history a compulsory subject ...

  10. Students 'anxious and angry'

    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... of Shi Hui Wen Secondary School in Tuen Mun, said it had admitted three more pupils. With 52 Form One students, the school was still 15 short of the official threshold of 67. 'Just three ... and former students are angry and racked by a sense of loss,' he said. Leung Kwok-kwong, principal of HK & KLN CCPA Ma Chung Sum Secondary School in Sha Tin, which has 45 Form One students, ...




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