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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the Lines: Where little ones get the big picture

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Annie Ho

    ... The Home Planet, a coffee-table book of photos of earth taken from space. Each photo is accompanied by a quotation from someone who has seen Earth from space. The common theme among such musings ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HK universities short of living space as they cope with double enrolment

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Deficit of about 5,000 hostel places revealed, as campuses cope with twice their usual intake Universities short of living space Universities are about ... limited space and some students may have to go to distant areas for a hostel place," Cheng said. The University of Science and Technology, Baptist University and City University are looking ...

  3. Vital function

    Posted Feb 27th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Yield management is a vital businesses function that has been in the hotel and airline industries for some time. It has extended to other industries, such as logistics and theme parks, and businesses that involve fixed investments. The University of Hong Kong's School of Professional and Continuing Education (HKU Space) offers a postgraduate diploma in yield ...

  4. Creating a digitally challenging space for kids

    Posted Jun 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... these 'skills for the 21st century'. We must consider how to develop spaces for learning where students collaborate, question, challenge, create, and participate. With this in mind, essential ...

  5. Space mission inspires young rocket scientists

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... rocket- and parachute-making workshops, paper-aeroplane flying competitions and talks on China's space technology development programmes. School principal Yung Pui-king said the nation's third manned mission and first space walk provided an opportunity to boost students' understanding of their motherland. 'By engaging the whole school in relevant activities, we can ...

  6. Space running out at international schools

    Posted Feb 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com A consultant's report has revealed the extent of the shortage of primary places at international schools, with only a handful still with openings. Some critics say the authorities should ease the shortage by allowin ...

  7. How kids stay healthy with Hong Kong's lack of fitness space and pools in schools

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Julie McGuire family.post@scmp.com We have just moved to Hong Kong from Australia. I am appalled by the lack of space in my daughter's school for games. It doesn't have ... spaces. But it is rare to find a school that would disagree with your point. Although few schools in the city have fields (or ovals, as they are called in Australia) they do use a number ...

  8. Dreams inspire space camp's chosen few

    Posted Aug 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... and to the nerve centres of China's space programme. Seventeen-year-old Yuen Ting is one of 30 young Hong Kong 'astronauts' who will join just such a training camp, similar to the one her ... For her, this meant training intensely, including jogging an hour every day for a year, to get fit. It also meant having to pass a tough test on space science. Her dedication has paid off. Ting, ...

  9. Students to tour space centre, meet astronauts

    Posted Jun 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... space technology centre. Supported by the China Astronaut Research and Training Centre and through a partnership with the Beijing Institute of Technology, Polytechnic University is organising ... at Lingnan University, said she was drawn by the mysteries of space when she was young, but never had the chance to take part in a space camp. 'Now I can finally fulfil my dream,' she said. ...

  10. So much talent, so little space

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jasmine Hadiwibawa, 12 St. Stephen's College Liliane Lee, 10 French International School Sharon Chan Ka-yan, 15 FKLMST Secondary School Janki Birla, 9 Quarry Bay School Colinette Wang, 16 German Swiss International School Jackie Ho, 10 Kiangsu & ...




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