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  1. Creative farewell to secondary school

    Posted Feb 17th 2004, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Seven students have used art to describe this crucial period in their lives. Lee Wing-sze reports. Do you realise that secondary school life actually plays a big part in your teens? Most ... seven students who are about to say farewell to secondary school have put together an exhibition, Schooling Age, at Yau Ma Tei's Shanghai Street Artspace. Curator Calvin Lam Hok-gee, 19, ...

  2. Fees may rise to pay for secondary school shake-up

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung The new system is expected to cost an extra $3.2b a year to run, according to Arthur Li School fees may need to rise to finance the secondary school system's ... system. It will involve three years of junior secondary, three years of senior secondary and four years of university education, compared with the 5+2+3 system now. After a visit to Wah Yan ...

  3. Korean kicks off secondary school rescue plan

    Posted Jan 17th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Katherine Forestier The Korean International School has launched a major scholarship programme as a lifeline for its secondary programme. The school, in Sai Wan Ho, has 216 students in its ... is designed to attract and retain academic high-achievers to the school. 'We needed to do something or we could kiss goodbye to our secondary section,' said Taras Kozyra, assistant ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Direct-subsidy schools' fee rises a worrying sign of inequality

    Posted May 04th 2014, 04:15am by SCMP Editorial

    ... sought after, there is a danger lower-income families are being priced out of them. This bodes ill for social equality. At least 16 secondary schools under the Direct Subsidy Scheme have informed ... SCMP Editorial School fee rises a worrying sign The Direct Subsidy Scheme allows more leeway for government-funded schools to run their own affairs and introduce innovations in education. ...

  5. Secondary schools get DNA tools

    Posted Apr 01st 2004, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Science training at some secondary schools in Hong Kong and Shenzhen may get a strong boost through the acquisition of DNA analysis equipment. The hi-tech gear will allow ... emphasis on knowledge and not enough on actually letting students have hands-on experience.' He is planning to arrange for secondary school students to help carry out research with university ...

  6. Should secondary schools teach Chinese using Putonghua rather than Cantonese?

    Posted Oct 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... environment. At present, local students in general have only one Putonghua lesson is week, which is not enough. An increasing number of schools are using Putonghua to teach Chinese and students in these schools have shown an improvement in their Chinese language skills. Putonghua will become part of life in Hong Kong. Learning the language in secondary schools will help prepare us for the future. ...

  7. Mainland urged to focus on secondary schools

    Posted May 12th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... Liz Gooch China needs to target secondary school drop-outs now that it has achieved universal primary school enrolment, the head of Unicef's China operations said this week. Despite impressive gains in primary education, with only two provinces recording enrolment rates less than 97 per cent, 2005 figures showed 27.3 million children aged six to 17 were not at school, Yin Yin ...

  8. How rebellious were you in secondary school?

    Posted Apr 19th 2007, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... feel like going to school, I pretended to be sick. I respect the students from Caritas Shatin Marden Foundation Secondary School. If my school was forced to close like theirs, I would be very ... Interviews by Miranda Yeung Name: Marco Tsui; Age: 18 Top Tunes: Canto-pop I went to high school in Northern Ireland. We were quite naughty and disobedient and we threw snowballs at our ...

  9. Secondary school gamblers begin betting aged 12, survey finds

    Posted May 24th 2004, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam 48pc of students have placed bets, with family and peer influence blamed Almost half of all secondary school pupils have gambled, and the average age they placed their first bet ... by betting on soccer matches and the Mark Six lottery. The association interviewed 1,122 youngsters, aged from 12 to 18, from 27 secondary schools in January and February. The study found 48 per cent ...

  10. Should the government increase secondary school fees?

    Posted Jun 14th 2006, 12:00am by Kevin Kung

    ... Kevin Kung, Annie Tai Kevin Kung, 15 Ying Wa College No, this action is not reasonable. The Education and Manpower Bureau (EMB) increased secondary school fees last year. Even public transportation companies can't raise their fees twice in such a short period, so why can the government do so? The worry is that the department may keep on increasing secondary school fees every ...




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