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  1. More get first choice of secondary school

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Nora Tong, Will Clem

    ... Will Clem and Nora Tong Slightly more primary school graduates have been assigned their first choice of secondary schools this year, the Education and Manpower Bureau announced yesterday. ... to schools directly. But principals say the increase is largely due to a drop in pupil numbers. This year, 78,701 took part in the secondary school places allocation exercise, nearly 1,200 fewer than ...

  2. Dad says sorry for school protest

    Posted Mar 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... liable to cause obstruction in a public place. In September, he climbed onto a footbridge in Wan Chai to protest against a reduction in the number of classes secondary schools run. 'I give ... with no choice but to stage the high-profile protest after the decision to cut the number of classes at 200 secondary schools to preserve teaching jobs cost his son a place at the elite King's ...

  3. Study reveals geographically and socially segregated schooling

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Qualified primary pupils have far less chance of getting into an English-medium secondary school if they live in a remote or low-income district, research has shown. In an unpublished 10-year study, Professor Tsang Wing-kwong of Chinese University has analysed the distribution of English-medium places in Form One admissions at secondary schools across all 18 Hong Kong districts ...

  4. Can you say polyglot in 6 tongues?

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... chairman of the Association of Teachers of French in Hong Kong and Macau. French, German, Hindi, Urdu, Japanese and Spanish are now included in the curriculum for the last three years of secondary school, besides Cantonese, English and Putonghua. About 15,000 people study French in Hong Kong, including in primary, secondary and tertiary education, and with private tutors, at private centres ...

  5. Snap Happy

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... David Shieh Secondary school teachers take advantage of a photo-opportunity at the Blue House (Wan Chai Livelihood Museum) on a tour led by Baptist University geography students. Designed to deepen geography teachers' understanding of 'sustainable development', the tour was part an initiative to promote the rights of Wan Chai residents. 'We always forget people ...

  6. Artworks set to provide facelift for Wan Chai

    Posted Sep 08th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH Secondary school students can help give Wan Chai a new look with their artistic sense and creativity. A design competition, organised by the Wan Chai District Council's ... at Wan Chai', the competition is divided into two categories- open and youth. Secondary school students can join the youth category. Participants should design an artwork that can ...

  7. Classes may be cut for school revamp

    Posted May 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com About 100 pupils at a prestigious private school in Wan Chai may have no place to attend classes next year if it cannot secure a temporary location while the current campus is redeveloped, its sponsoring body says. The primary section of Lingnan Primary School and Kindergarten on Stubbs Road would be shut down for the redevelopment work, the sponsoring ...

  8. Hong Kong Examiner

    Posted Feb 12th 2010, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... 8765 / book sale / Glen View Secondary School Parents Association / Saturday April 10h / 14.00 / Main Hall, Glen View Secondary School, Park Road, Sha Tin / refreshments available; (658) Betty ...

  9. Take a glimpse under your ancestor's roof

    Posted Apr 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Other showpieces include a miniature model of the old Wan Chai Market and Gold Fish Street. The association is providing guided tours of the exhibition for schools. It is also organising a drawing competition for primary and secondary students, on the theme of old houses in the city. The deadline for the competition is April 20. For more information, visit www.hkchspa.org ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Rethink of exam is essential Today's secondary school teachers and students are under tremendous pressure. With the new Diploma of Secondary Education exam completed, it is now time to review the whole education system. The constant changes in the education system have come under fire from some quarters. I have concerns about the whole of the new senior secondary curriculum, ...




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