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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Clansmen get a leg-up at Sheung Shui school

    Posted Nov 26th 2013, 04:44am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Clansmen get a leg-up at Sheung Shui school Members of a fraternity group for families with roots in a mainland city earn extra points to secure places for their children at the exclusive school run by the society. Children whose parents are members of the Wai Chow Sheung Shui Clansmen Association get an extra five points towards a discretionary place ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hundreds join queue for Sheung Shui kindergarten interviews

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 07:00pm by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Stream of parents and children arrive at popular Sheung Shui preschool as selection begins Hundreds join queue for kindergarten interviews Hundreds of children and their parents crowded outside Fung Kai Kindergarten in Sheung Shui, yesterday as the first round of pupil interviews for the popular preschool got under way. Last week parents formed long queues ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    St Margaret's Girls' College priced out of Sheung Wan

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Priced out of its Sheung Wan campus, St Margaret's Girls' College is told it can have a temporary home in Sha Tin- if it stops enrolling pupils Rising rent could spell closure for school The future of a 49-year-old secondary school in Sheung Wan hangs in the balance as its rent reaches unaffordable levels. Although the government ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Oxford dreams of teaching China's leader

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 06:29am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... the launch of an Oxford scholarship programme sponsored by local tycoon Walter Kwok Ping-sheung. From next year, two Hong Kong or mainland students will be chosen every year to have ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Harvard University receives largest ever donation from Hong Kong foundation

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 01:02pm by Linda Yeung and Ng Kang-chung

    ... Wu Ying-sheung of Hopewell Holdings- US$100 million to Princeton University in New Jersey 1999 Lui Che-woo of K Wah Group- US$500,000 to the Stanford University Medical Centre 2005 Li Ka ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Cross-border pupils face long commutes to distant schools

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:23am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... places at the Wai Chow Public School in Sheung Shui. To avoid the heated competition in North District, Hongkonger Mrs Kwan moved her family to Kowloon Tong last year. Her daughter was allocated ... in parts of Shenzhen closest to the northernmost part of Hong Kong's border were allocated to schools in Tuen Mun, Tin Shui Wai, Tung Chung and Wong Tai Sin, requiring a commute of at least ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Tin Shui Wai kindergarten's ousting shows market failure, lobby group says

    Posted Apr 13th 2014, 05:08am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Lobbyist says Tin Shui Wai closure row indicates need for free preschools Kindergarten ousting shows 'flaws in system' The debacle over a Tin Shui Wai preschool which was ousted from its campus by a rival shows the market-driven system is detrimental to early childhood education, an advocacy group for free kindergartens says. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents stage sit-in to save ousted Tin Shui Wai kindergarten

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 05:12am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Plea to government to save Tin Shui Wai kindergarten, although rival that will take over campus promises to admit all the children Preschool parents' quiet fury at closure Hundreds of parents of pupils at a Tin Shui Wai kindergarten that has been priced out of its premises by a rival chain stood in silence for five minutes last night ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Teacher warns of misery at school

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... confidence. She says art allows people to screw up and laugh about it, and to make a mess. One of the charity's projects is a weekly art workshop for disadvantaged children in Sham Shui Po. ... don't give certificates, we don't tell them what to do and we give them a chance to explore." Carmen Chan Lai-fong, head of the Society for the Protection of Children's Sham Shui ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten enrolment a picture of calm

    Posted Jan 11th 2014, 04:12am by CAROL CHEUNG

    ... Carol Cheung carol.cheung@scmp.com New ban on applying to more than one school eases anxieties at Sheung Shui kindergarten Preschool admission a picture of calm Parents in North District ... A teacher at Sheung Shui Wai Chow Kindergarten said 68 out of 120 children it admitted completed the admission procedures on the first day. "Parents are relieved after securing places ...




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