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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Government 'ignoring duty to preschool'

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:53am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Government 'ignoring duty to preschool' Hundreds of parents of children who attend a soon-to-close kindergarten in Tin Shui Wai yesterday accused the Education Bureau of dragging its feet in finding new premises for the school. About 400 parents marched to government headquarters in Admiralty after a rally in Chater Garden. The organisers, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong parents say pushing children too hard doesn't work

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:14am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com In the last of a three-part series on competition in Hong Kong's education system, some parents say that pushing children too hard doesn't work Positive parenting The phenomenon of overbearing parents pushing their children to the limit of their capabilities seems to be stamped in Hong Kong's DNA. While not an exclusively Chinese ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Outgoing HKU chief Tsui Lap-chee says academic freedom crucial

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 01:21pm by Oliver Chou

    ... and know the fine line between teaching duties and personal endeavours. "Benny teaches students to think and reason," Tsui said. "I have read some of his articles, which were very ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    'Tighten school rules for officials'

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:06am by Johnny Tam and Sijia Jiang

    ... Yuen's duties have been suspended and Ng said the government would follow established disciplinary procedures now that the court case had finished. The college's principal, Andy Ip Shun-tak, ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Employers should focus on abilities, not disabilities

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by Christy Choi

    ... syndrome sufferer stamped envelopes and prepared files and documents with the help of his job coach, Edward Bunker. "He loves it. He can't really tell you exactly how he's feeling, ... blind." He now works at Gammon Construction's human resources department, where he manages benefits and insurance claims and does other administrative duties. "He's more mature than ...

  6. News - China - EDUCATION

    Parents, professors doubt party's renewed pledge to end elite schools

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:02am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Institutions that cater to the rich and powerful thrive despite a legal ban. But parents wonder if leaders can finally bring equity to the system Party renews pledge to end elite schools Tang Wanyuan, the father of a sixth grader in Beijing, is sceptical of the Communist Party's pledge to stamp out privilege in the public education system ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Incoming HKU law dean puts freedom at the heart of his plans

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 04:21am by Austin Chiu

    ... by the appointment and would do all in his power to nurture the spirit of liberty passed down by HKU academics. "I am fully conscious of the solemn duty to preserve the outstanding achievements of deans ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Doubts about expat tipped to be HKU head

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... both the committee and the council, said the latter would not be a rubber stamp. "It could say 'no'," Leong said. "We will consider the views of staff, students ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Angry parents protest at mainland Chinese children being given preschool places

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by SAMUEL CHAN, Ernest Kao

    ... down, parents also called on the government to "stamp out" the practice of scalpers and agents holding places in queues for mainland parents wanting to get application forms. Parents ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HKU retirement policy needs revising: academics

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 04:32am by Tony Cheung

    ... the policy as "illogical", Smethurst said: "The policy might be justified if people were no longer able to carry out their duties … but in a university, it doesn't work like that. ...




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