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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Cantonese or Putonghua in schools? Hongkongers fear culture and identity 'waning'

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:05am by Elaine Yau

    ... of the city's 569 local primary schools and 40 per cent of its 514 secondary schools use Putonghua for Chinese-language lessons, although the Education Bureau says it lacks such statistics. At the Po ... made up primarily of Cantonese speakers, he thought. "Most nursery schools have adopted Putonghua and English as their medium of instruction. Parents see playgroups as a way to learn a new ...

  2. Four more secondary schools suspend classes due to outbreak

    Posted Jun 20th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau, Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Elaine Yau The health minister insisted yesterday there was still no need to close all secondary schools because of swine flu, despite the suspension of classes at four more schools. 'Due to the lifestyle of secondary school students and the mild symptoms these people suffer if they are infected, even if we close the schools, students may not remain ...

  3. Secondary schools may close early for summer

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee, Ng Yuk-hang and Danny Mok Hong Kong secondary schools may be asked to take an early summer holiday as soon as they finish their internal examinations, under the latest anti-swine-flu measures being considered by the government. This follows the two-week closure of a Wan Chai secondary school- the second to be closed since the outbreak began- after a Form Four student ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Policy changes needed to ensure people take priority over vehicles on streets

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:55am by LETTERS

    ... carpet along with some beanbags. As a result, people from the community gathered, played games, watched videos of secondary school students from nearby schools interview people in the community, ... Dr Sujata S. Govada, adjunct associate professor, school of architecture, Chinese University of Hong Kong ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Protests offer students chance to learn about social issues and history

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:55pm by KARMEL KINGAN

    ... is centred on an understanding of how we organise ourselves." Besides the IB curriculum framework, CDNIS students also participate in the Ontario Secondary School Diploma programme in grades ... his liberal studies teachers to explain the concept of democracy in class. The school offers the subject to both junior and senior secondary students. "Hong Kong is going through a very ...

  6. Secondary schools could pay off for Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of campuses could be adopted. World-class universities could open branches or provide programmes; new secondary schools could attract mainland students. These are ideas well worth exploring. ... and mainland students want to come here? Private secondary schools may have a better chance of success. Over the years, our expanding middle class, which is dissatisfied with public schools ...

  7. Secondary Schools

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tel 2964 1600 admin@carmel.edu.hk www.carmel.edu.hk Founded: 2009 New secondary school opening in September in a renovated campus in Shau Kei Wan. The new school will retain the current middle school international stream and provide a through-train of secondary education to Grade 12 by the 2012 academic year. Carmel High to offer the IB alongside the Carmel High School Diploma and seek ...

  8. Business - Companies - MAKING MILLIONS

    Success beyond the classroom for language school founder

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 05:47am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... can't be too hasty," he once told Forbes magazine. A tall, lanky figure in person, with thin-rimmed glasses and a bookish demeanour, Yu still wears the part of the school room teacher years ... Oriental now has more than 700 schools and English language centres in 50 mainland cities teaching over 2.5 million high-school and university students. Net revenues hit US$1.1 billion last year, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Another day of traffic congestion as road closures remain, kindergartens reopen

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 08:10am by Eddie Lee

    ... by ongoing pro-democracy demonstrations. Classes at all kindergartens in Wan Chai, Central and Western districts resume on Thursday, two days after primary schools were reopened there. Lessons at secondary schools in both districts had already started again on Monday. The Transport Department advised schools and parents to discuss routes and time for picking up students with their contracted ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Thirty secondary classes may be dumped next term

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Twenty-seven government and subsidised secondary schools are facing the prospect of having to cut classes because there are fewer primary pupils coming through the system. For six schools, their fate is already sealed and they will have to drop a Form One class each, reducing their offering to three, education undersecretary Kevin Yeung Yun-hung said yesterday. Why can't secondary schools ...




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