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  1. We need a larger slice of 3+3+4 pie: schools

    Posted Oct 04th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... concerns this week that the rise might lead to reduced funding for secondary schools. Michael Wong Wai-yu, chairman of the Hong Kong Association of Heads of Secondary Schools, said the proposed ... for secondary schools. In the past, students of weaker capability would drop out midway. However, under the 3+3+4 structure, they will study for six years. We need more resources to cater for students ...

  2. school news

    Posted Sep 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tai Po Sam Yuk Secondary and Kowloon Sam Yuk Secondary School Eight students from Tai Po Sam Yuk Secondary School and Kowloon Sam Yuk Secondary School went on a study tour to Tasmania, ... Christian School in the town of Penguin. As well as formal lessons with local students, they took part in various activities, such as learning to play the aboriginal musical instrument ...

  3. school news

    Posted Nov 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... memorable experience for the students. Carmel Secondary School Carmel Secondary School held its 46th Annual Sports Day at the Kowloon Tsai Sports Ground on October 4. Despite a few showers, ... Huang, was the first principal of the school. Huang gave a speech to students on the school's history and shared some interesting experiences with them. His sense of belonging to the school ...

  4. Engineering schools fret over loss of students

    Posted Jun 05th 2005, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... The department is so worried that it wants to lower the university's entry requirements for engineering students. 'Secondary school students see the prospects of the internet ... students trying to decide between engineering and business. 'There are some secondary school students who are interested in engineering but are tempted to choose business at the university ...

  5. school news

    Posted Feb 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... School News is compiled by student reporter Marie Neirynck Shun Lee Catholic Secondary School There was bright sunshine as the school flag was raised at Hammer Hill Sports Ground, marking ... last year's championship. They came third this year. Honesty House were fourth, but vowed to come back stronger next year. Ng Yuk Secondary School Ng Yuk Secondary School opened its doors ...

  6. School's in for teachers

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in English after the government introduced a so-called fine-tuning of classroom language policy last year, giving schools more flexibility in offering English-taught subjects. Other areas covered in the programme include English-language education, liberal studies and mathematics- all compulsory subjects in the new senior secondary curriculum. Under the Professional Development Incentive Grant ...

  7. Schools committee resigns to protest against policy change

    Posted May 30th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau, Mimi Lau

    ... the policy, 'I firmly believe that it is in the best interests of the vast majority of students in Hong Kong secondary schools to learn non-language subjects in their mother tongue.' ... of English proficiency,' he said. But Rosalind Chan Lo-sai, chairwoman of the Association of English Medium Secondary Schools, welcomed the policy. 'For Chinese-medium schools, the lesson ...

  8. Engineering talents on display

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... Their talent was on display at the Sixth Bridge Building Competition for Secondary Schools 2009 and Prize Presentation Ceremony- featuring 52 schools, 96 teams and 450 students- held on March 28. The contest aimed to boost self-confidence, team spirit and the appreciation of engineering skills among secondary school students through designing, building and testing bridges. It was jointly ...

  9. Academy offers taste of university life

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... will allow students to skip courses if they are eventually admitted to the university. Schools were invited to nominate students based on factors, the most important of which was their track record for admission to HKU and other universities. They include St Paul's Co-Educational College, King's College, SKH Lam Kau Mow Secondary School and HKTA Tang Hin Memorial Secondary School ...

  10. Alumni groups nurture networks

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... service activities are also held. These run from professional skills-building workshops to leadership development programmes, which target secondary school students. 'Most alumni associations ... at keeping student networks alive and growing. The Ivey Alumni Association Hong Kong Chapter was founded in 1999 shortly after the first EMBA class was admitted to the school's then new Hong ...




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