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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

    ... shouting: "I want to go to school". He should be starting classes in Beijing this autumn, but has been denied a place along with thousands of other migrants' children, with some ... migrants to Beijing (population 21 million) are increasingly finding their children barred from school, even if they have lived there for decades. Parents and academics say the new restrictions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1555624/migrants-children-young-six-join-fight-school-places-beijing
  2. Lifestyle - Technology - EDUCATION

    Same genes govern skills in maths and reading, scientists discover

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 03:10am by AFP

    ... from nearly 2,800 British families. The team compared twins and unrelated children to see how they performed in tests for maths and reading comprehension and fluency, and then matched the children's genomes. Between 10 per cent and half of the genes involved in reading were also involved in maths, they found. Tiny variants in these shared genes influence skill level. "Similar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1552850/same-genes-govern-skills-maths-and-reading-scientists-discover
  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Ethnic minority children stereotyped and belittled in Hong Kong schools, say parents

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:32pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Teaching Chinese to ethnic-minority children is not enough, some parents and educators say Schools need a culture change Tanya Hart was surprised ... they did not think Sam’s Korean, Australian and European ancestry was worthy of discussion. She was told the children, most of whom are Chinese, studied “multiculturalism” only in Primary Four. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1519659/ethnic-minority-children-being-stereotyped-and-belittled-local
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Only 30pc confident about getting into university, poll finds ahead of exam results day

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Johnny Tam, VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... Yau Club, said parents should have reasonable expectations. "Parents have to keep an eye on their children's emotions and provide concrete support such as going with them to get ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550582/only-30pc-confident-about-getting-university-poll-finds-ahead-exam
  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Ageing East Kowloon school campuses miss government standards

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Johnny Tam

    ... that children's education is being put at risk. They accused the Education Bureau of favouring elite international schools when new campus sites become available, and said the state of the schools cast ... "Education and housing are two important issues of life," he said. "But if you only provide residents with a house without giving them good facilities for their children to study, you ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544449/ageing-east-kowloon-school-campuses-miss-government-standards
  6. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    School dropouts in rural China could be as high as 20 million, says study

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 05:02pm by Chris Luo

    ... parents] point of view, continuing the pursuit of college education for their children not only costs a fortune, but also does not guarantee securing a job.” Liu urged the government to change its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1544335/school-dropouts-rural-china-could-be-high-20-million-says-study
  7. News - China - EDUCATION

    Shenzhen to pump one billion yuan into building new Xinjiang university

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:52pm by WU NAN

    ... separatism. The same day, Korla Evening News reported that police in Korla city, western Xinjiang, had busted an underground group that was teaching the Koran to children. Two men were arrested on suspicion of abusing two children and forcing them to study the Koran, on top of running illegal religious activities. The two pupils were then sent to local kindergartens and assigned guardians, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1538918/shenzhen-pump-1-billion-yuan-building-new-xinjiang-university
  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Academic stress starts early, study reveals

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:10am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Children are feeling the pressure even before primary school, parents admit Academic stress starts early, study reveals Children are stressed out by academic pressure even before they start primary school, a survey of parents of kindergarten pupils has found. Some 65 per cent of the 683 parents contacted by Wofoo Social Enterprises said their children ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1523993/academic-stress-starts-early-study-reveals
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong babies 'being sent to tutors at the age of 15 months'

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 04:30am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... spoiled by the helpers simply so they will not upset their employers. Kozyra also warned against parents agreeing to everything that their children want in order to compensate for the time ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Veteran teacher warns of pressure on children as parents ask for lessons for toddlers and older pupils take 12 or more tutorials a week Babies sent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1414388/hong-kong-parents-requesting-tutors-their-toddlers-says-author
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong textbooks contain negative stereotypes on cultures and religions, researcher warns

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 04:58am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... in Hong Kong, where more than 90 per cent of the population is Han Chinese. "Children don't necessarily know diverse people," she says. "Teachers, too, may not. If they're ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1538465/textbooks-taking-narrow-view-liberal-studies-hku-researcher-warns

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