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  1. Comment

    Teach English for the real world to Hong Kong's struggling students

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 02:43pm by Philip Yeung

    ... Akers-Jones intends to embark on an ambitious project: to save tens of thousands of teenagers attending the so-called "Band 3" schools from sliding into a zombie-like existence. He was provoked into action by the plight of his driver's daughter. Sir David discovered to his dismay that after 12 years of schooling, the teenager couldn't say or write a three-word sentence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/article/1581131/teach-english-real-world-hong-kongs-struggling-students
  2. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong parents need to recognise benefits of vocational education

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 04:01am by LETTERS

    ... students or 35.6 per cent of the 79,572 secondary school students who took this year's Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) examination achieved a score of level 3-3-2-2 in the core subjects ... to 64.4 per cent or 51,629 of this year's secondary school graduates. The classic response to these students is, "You should have studied harder in your secondary school years, now you ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1560055/hong-kong-parents-need-recognise-benefits-vocational-education
  3. U-turn for secondary schools on class cuts

    Posted Jul 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Some secondary schools have been asked to expand their Form One classes again- months after officials pressed them to cut the number. The measure was hastily ... to accept one more student to each of their Form One classes. And more than 100 primary school leavers in North District will have to travel to Tai Po for their secondary studies, while some 400 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/972607/u-turn-secondary-schools-class-cuts
  4. News - China

    Chinese vet boss chosen to be city's education chief sparks 'suitability' debate

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:14pm by Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Weibo bloggers say appointment of Qin Deliang, who worked as a secondary school teacher 30 years ago, highlights practice of officials being given jobs ... dealing with retired Communist Party cadres in Hulan district. However, the only experience in his biography that is relevant to his new role in education is that he worked as a secondary school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1581104/chinese-vet-boss-chosen-be-citys-new-education-chief-sparks-suitability
  5. International Secondary Schools

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Evaluated by faculty members of Concordia University (Irvine), US Association membership: National Association of Secondary School Principals, US Year founded: 1990 Curriculum: North American-based ... class size: 12 Extra-curricular activities; Pass rate in 2010: All declined to provide Fees: Secondary 3: HK$18,000; S4: HK$19,000; S5: HK$20,000; S6: HK$21,000. Application fee: HK$500 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971800/international-secondary-schools
  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Doubts raised about using Putonghua as medium of instruction for Chinese language

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 09:47pm by HEIDI CHIK WISEMAN

    ... more Jin Yong when they discovered that I had developed myopia," says Wong. "I was in Primary Two then." However, Wong grew up to be a voracious reader. In secondary school, she ... Long, where Chinese classes were taught in Putonghua, but she had already started learning it in kindergarten. The language skill made it easy for her to transition to the secondary school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1574201/doubts-raised-about-using-putonghua-medium-instruction
  7. Secondary school allocations out today

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... More than 60,000 pupils in the final year of primary school will learn today whether they have won a place at their preferred secondary school. This year, 75 per cent of pupils have been ... are not satisfied with their allocated place may go to secondary schools with vacancies to apply on the spot. Pupils must register at their secondary school on Thursday or Friday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/718977/secondary-school-allocations-out-today
  8. Secondary school pupils thrive in smaller classes, scholars advise minister

    Posted Sep 18th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Academics have waded into the row over reducing class sizes in secondary schools, saying research shows the benefits of smaller classes. Chan Kam-wing, co-director of the Centre ... of London showed that secondary-school students in smaller classes took a more active part in lessons. He made the comments to counter Education Secretary Michael Suen Ming-yeung's claims ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/725071/secondary-school-pupils-thrive-smaller-classes-scholars-advise-minister
  9. Comment - Letters

    Education Bureau failed to safeguard future of DSS school

    Posted Jul 05th 2014, 04:01am by LETTERS

    ... schools, and self-financed international schools but only one for secondary schools, and in that exercise the successful school had to surrender its existing site to the government and St ... Education Bureau failing to safeguard future of DSS school The relocation of St Margaret's Girls' College from Caine Road to Sha Tin and its phased closure over five years has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1547051/education-bureau-failed-safeguard-future-dss-school
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents seek permanent home for school

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:43am by Johnny Tam

    ... as it is unable to afford the new lease of HK$400,000 per month from September 1- a doubling of the rent it was paying in the 2010-11 academic year. As the secondary school prepares to relocate from ... they said. Eddie Lei Kwok-kit, chairman of the school's board of directors, said they had received about 80 applications for Secondary One, but all would have to be rejected. Lei said the school ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1536414/parents-seek-permanent-home-school

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