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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Cash-rich universities in Singapore, South Korea eclipsing Hong Kong institutions

    Posted May 12th 2014, 11:36pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Universities in neighbouring countries reap rewards of investment in higher education by taking the No 1 and 2 spots in Asian standings Singapore and S Korea usurp HK's top ranking Hong Kong universities have been eclipsed at the top of the Asian rankings by institutions from Singapore and South Korea, countries that have poured money ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510881/cash-rich-universities-singapore-south-korea-eclipsing-hong-kong
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Should Hong Kong learn from Singapore in subsidising private preschools?

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 12:00pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Singapore? Singapore's model of government-subsidised private education operators may offer some lessons for Hong Kong in terms of making education more affordable for poorer families, said a Singapore-based education group.  With its first Hong Kong kindergarten opening in Tai Tam last month, EtonHouse International Preschool's tuition fee ranges from a monthly average of HK$5,500 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1450623/hong-kong-should-follow-singapore-subsidising-private-preschool-says
  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    UCLA chief says HK students beat American peers

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 03:26am by MICHAEL DE WAAL-MONTGOMERY

    ... chancellors in Hong Kong, whose role is ceremonial. He said 29 Hong Kong students would begin studies at UCLA this autumn, along with 290 from mainland China and 51 from Singapore. He said competition ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1545205/ucla-chief-says-hk-students-beat-american-peers
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Outspoken academic Cherian George takes up post at Hong Kong Baptist University

    Posted May 10th 2014, 02:59am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Zhongshi, confirmed George's appointment on an initial contract of three years. George's move to Hong Klong comes after he was twice denied tenure at Singapore's Nanyang Technological ... Hong Kong at 61 and Singapore at 150 out of 180 nations. Guo said: "It was the unanimous view of the selection panel that George will be a valued asset to the international journalism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1508715/outspoken-academic-cherian-george-takes-post-hong-kong-baptist
  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Top marks for Asia in 2014 global education index

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 09:46am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung Top marks for Asian nations in global index A strong culture of accountability among parents, students and other stakeholders in the education system in Asia led to stellar performance in international assessments, a new report has revealed. Asian countries- led by South Korea, followed by Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong- came out top in the Global Index of Cognitive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1521993/top-marks-asia-2014-global-education-index
  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Australians urged to study in Asia under New Colombo Plan

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:31am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Australians urged to study in HK Australia is encouraging its university students to cultivate ties with Asia under a plan that supports their studies or work placements in Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia and Japan. Brett Mason, the country's parliamentary secretary to the minister for foreign affairs, said the New Colombo Plan underpinned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519477/australians-urged-study-asia-under-new-colombo-plan
  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    'Guanxi' crucial in kindergartens' forays into mainland China

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... in mainland ways for preschools On the mainland, guanxi- simply put, one's connections- determines the success or failure of a business, going by the experiences of two Singapore-based education groups. One made it while the other flopped, all because of the way they related to the authorities. "In Singapore, we tend to schedule a meeting before everything else, but in mainland China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1466872/business-success-mainland-can-be-measured-relationships
  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong trails rival Singapore in students' English skills

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com While Hong Kong has stressed bilingualism as a key goal, the city falls far behind Singapore in English literacy, with no remedy in sight A city of broken ... behind its key rival, Singapore. Singapore has a much higher proportion of people who are literate in English, according to Amy Tsui Bik-may, chair professor of language and education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1142100/hong-kong-trails-rival-singapore-students-english-skills
  9. News - China - EDUCATION

    College scholarships set up to foster closer ties between China and Japan

    Posted May 07th 2014, 03:43pm by WU NAN

    ... University and Waseda University. The programme is also hoping to form partnerships with universities in South Korea and Singapore. “I felt ready to fund the education foundation,” said Chao. “I may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1506605/college-scholarships-set-foster-closer-ties-between-china-and-japan
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Fewer Hong Kong teens expect to complete university

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com More 15-year-olds in Singapore and South Korea believe they will go on to complete university Fewer HK youths expect to graduate, study says Less than half of 15-year-olds in Hong Kong expect to complete a university education, compared with more than 80 per cent of their peers in South Korea, a study shows. The city also trails rival Singapore, where more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1222458/fewer-hk-youths-expect-complete-university-compared-singapore

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