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  1. News - China - EDUCATION

    Migrants' children, as young as six, join fight for school places in Beijing

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 06:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Fidgeting with his placard, six-year-old Fang Mingxing made an unlikely protester. But he was on the front line of a demonstration in China's capital, ... boom, and now number 245 million according to the National Bureau of Statistics. Once they move, though, the country's household registration, or hukou, system denies them equal access ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555624/migrants-children-young-six-join-fight-school-places-beijing
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - EDUCATION

    For students and recent graduates, the money is in maths and engineering

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 03:43am by Reuters

    ... economic leadership are eroding at a time when many other nations are gathering strength," the National Research Council, an umbrella group for the US National Academy of Sciences, National ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580089/students-and-recent-graduates-money-maths-and-engineering
  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Girl, 12, becomes teacher, thanks to Hongkonger's World Vision sponsorship

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 05:31am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Sponsorship goes long way for girl who had a vision Like many children in the impoverished villages of rural Cambodia, where fewer than half of pupils completed primary school, Vongsa Phean had a dream that looked to be out of her reach. Steeped in grinding poverty, Vongsa Phean's family of six lived a hand-to-mouth subsistence from aid, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1580447/girl-12-becomes-teacher-thanks-hongkongers-world-vision-sponsorship
  4. News - China - EDUCATION

    Harvard stays in top spot in Chinese list of world's universities

    Posted Aug 16th 2014, 02:30am by AFP

    ... on six indicators, including the number of Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals won by staff and alumni, and the number of articles published in the journals Nature and Science. The list was designed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1574475/harvard-stays-top-spot-chinese-list-worlds-universities
  5. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    Peking University students win bittersweet victory against ‘elitist’ academy

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 04:20pm by Patrick Boehler and Anne Yi

    ... of the academy on their campus, which they felt would relegate them to "second-class" status.   The university planned to dedicate the Jingyuan Park on the university campus and six historic ... of the students’ key demands, declaring it would not use the six buildings as a dormitory for future Yenching Academy fellows, most of whom would be foreigners.  The plan, which would have offered housing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1561693/peking-university-students-win-bittersweet-victory-against
  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Challenge for youngsters caught in cycle of problems

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by BRIAN YAP

    ... catastrophic gas explosions. Chan Chi-keung, 20- who migrated to Hong Kong from Jiangxi with his mother in December- is among 20 high-school students from the city who will embark on a six-day 400km ... not totally confident that I can survive the six-day challenge because I barely made it through the pre-training phase. But after struggling with whether or not to give up, my courage got the better ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1570795/challenge-youngsters-caught-cycle-problems
  7. News - China - EDUCATION

    Education ministry may drop requirement pupils love the Communist Party

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 04:29am by Mimi Lau

    ... is contained in reforms the Ministry of Education proposed to national guidelines for pupils, which were introduced in 2004. The requirement asking pupils "to love the people and Chinese Communist Party" has been removed. They would instead be urged to "love our country, respect the national flag and national emblem, remain solemn while singing the national song and during flag-rising ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1564547/education-ministry-may-drop-requirement-pupils-love-communist-party
  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Many schools pushing nationalism despite subject being shelved, survey finds

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:21am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... while six primary and secondary schools have introduced national education as an independent subject. The findings come from a survey by the Parents Concern Group on National Education just over ... education", "patriotic" and "national identity". It also launched a website yesterday charting the distribution of the subject among schools. The six schools teaching ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1368892/many-schools-pushing-nationalism-despite-subject-being-shelved-survey
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Teacher warns of misery at school

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

    ... of papier-mâché, but a shark, a duck, a mermaid and a cat were some of the creatures produced. "That was the highlight of my first six months into the project," says Avern-Briers. "I was so ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560649/teacher-warns-misery-school
  10. News - Asia - EDUCATION

    Nepal's 'bamboo schools' open doors to education thanks to Uttam Sanjel

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:31am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... school was where Umesh Bhujel realised his potential. He transferred from a private school to Samata in grade six and then moved to the Kathmandu campus for high school. "I came ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1560602/nepals-bamboo-schools-open-doors-education-thanks-uttam-sanjel

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