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  1. Who should do your homework?

    Posted Sep 15th 2009, 12:00am by John Millen

    ... into your free time or you may think that doing extra school work at home is essential to your education and just get on with it. Recently, sites that will do your homework for you have been popping ... you stand on this issue? For the motion Kate is for the motion. She believes online sites that help you with or do your homework can play an important role in a student's education. She ...

  2. No punishment for misbehaving pupils

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip A school in To Kwa Wan is taking a different approach to keeping students in line, offering rule breakers a chance to avoid punishment by joining a new class that offers outdoor activities. Alan Chow Ping-yan, headmaster of Holy Carpenter Secondar ...

  3. Taking the worry out of homework

    Posted Mar 17th 2009, 12:00am by Miranda Yeung

    ... if students were all for it, parents, teachers and educationalists were outraged. So were French education authorities, which accused the website of unashamedly commercialising education. Amid public ... university professors- as tutors in order to provide quality education for students, assuring parents that they can solve problems children face getting through a competitive schooling system. ...

  4. Chinese children 'learn good study habits at home'

    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by Geoffrey Maslen

    ... 'culturally prone to educational under-achievement'. The researchers conducted a survey of parents, carried out classroom observations and interviewed children, parents and teachers in a number ... that contributed to students' dispositions to learning.' The report notes that it is not that more homework necessarily produces better educational outcomes but that the extra time ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Projects beneficial despite the extra work

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by DR TERRY LAM

    ... It is all so time-consuming that she has to work late into the evening on school nights. Sometimes, I have to help her finish them at midnight. I don't see why Hong Kong's education system gives children such a heavy workload. In 2001, the Education Bureau introduced projects to allow students to learn from practical experience. It is believed that in this way students can have ...

  6. Real education is about much more than just student grades

    Posted Sep 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Andrew Goatly, Ersu Ding Many university teachers are dismayed by the University Grants Committee initiative to promote an 'outcome-based' approach to education. Large sums of money are being spent on it, while it threatens true education. Under the initiative, Hong Kong lecturers have to list, in every course description, the desired 'outcomes' and ensure ...

  7. Have your say

    Posted May 18th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Curiosity fuels paparazzi crusade The paparazzi play an important role in society. They spend their time investigating the lives of the rich and famous, revealing all their embarrassing details. But are these reporters invading people's privacy? Famo ...

  8. Policy has a big part to play in problem of 'unruly' children

    Posted Feb 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the problem of 'unruly' children: the education system, poverty, lack of regulated affordable and humane childcare, and diet. The public education system is still very military and rote ...

  9. Software to catch cheats

    Posted Nov 15th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hong Kong Polytechnic University plans to introduce software which will help secondary schools to catch students who cheat in their homework, especially liberal studies. It is not uncommon to see disagreement between teachers and students whenever a new s ...

  10. letters

    Posted May 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... more quickly than we had expected. It is a serious problem and we should all focus on this issue as it affects our lives. Education is important since it is much easier to teach people when ...




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