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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

    ... parents daring to confront Communist authorities through repeated protests outside government offices. "I really like Stephen Hawking, but China has no one like him," said one parent, ... to health, education and housing benefits. I really like Stephen Hawking, but China has no one like him. That's why I want my child to go to school Parent With discontent festering, the ruling ...

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

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

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

    ... at a community learning centre run by World Vision. From 1pm to 3pm daily, after school, the young girl teaches fellow pupils her age everything from mathematics to Khmer. Vongsa Phean owes the change ...

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

    More Chinese high school students heading for US

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by AP

    ... to memorise formulas but they lack 'soft skills' such as people skills and the ability to communicate with global language and culture." Young Chinese with US university degrees usually ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1575072/more-chinese-high-school-students-heading-us
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Boy thief becomes first from his school to reach university

    Posted Aug 09th 2014, 04:25am by GLORIA CHAN

    ... life. "I want to influence other people's lives and help young people grow by sharing my experience with them. My principal and teachers … are the perfect examples of what it means ... principal, Chan Siu-cheuk, who founded Zheng Sheng in 1998 to help young offenders and teenagers with drug problems, described Tang as a smart boy gifted in sports. "I'm glad he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1569503/boy-thief-schools-first-college-student
  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Challenge for youngsters caught in cycle of problems

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

    ... for youngsters caught in cycle of problems A young mainland immigrant is determined to test the limits of his endurance, starting in the Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung which is still reeling from ... School on the Road tells the story of a group of young adults who are suffering from drug addiction and family violence who trek through 13 cities and towns across Taiwan in 36 days. "I ...

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

    Top DSE students of the class of 2014 voice concerns over future of Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 12:16pm by Staff Reporters

    ... The future of Hong Kong weighed on the young minds of some of the city's best and brightest, even as they moved closer to the pursuit of their dreams. This year's Hong Kong Diploma ... King's College, Queen's College, St Stephen's College, Heep Yunn School, St Mary's Canossian College, Wa Ying College and Wah Yan College, Kowloon, each laid claim to one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553921/top-dse-scholars-class-2014-voice-concerns-over-future-hong-kong
  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Teacher warns of misery at school

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

    ... Shek O to Tai Po. She found they all had one thing in common- depressed pupils, as young as five years old, spending their evenings doing homework, often until midnight. "That breaks my ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1560649/teacher-warns-misery-school
  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Child prodigy’s university dream in doubt as he's too young for a visa

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Bryan Harris

    ... the chance to attend a prestigious British university next month because he is too young for a student visa. Arjun Singh, a 14-year-old resident of Kowloon City, last week achieved straight As- ... could not find a school suitable for his needs, Anita Singh said. "It is fair to say that Arjun has a precocious talent and is exceptionally gifted," said Stephen Tommis, head ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1298166/child-prodigys-university-dream-doubt
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Wah Yan College shows small classes yield better pupils

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Ernest Kao

    ... "Too much emphasis is placed on exam results," school supervisor Father Stephen Chow Sau-yan said. "The aim should be how to help students become better, lifelong learners." ... spent since the start of the scheme to train teachers and hire a dozen new teachers each year. Foundation member and Wah Yan alumnus Stephen Ng Tin-hoi, who is also deputy chairman of Wharf, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553482/wah-yan-college-shows-small-classes-yield-better-pupils
  10. News - China - EDUCATION

    US tycoon Stephen Schwarzman breaks ground for China scholars project

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 05:02pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Wall Street tycoon Stephen Schwarzman helped break ground on Thursday on a residential college building in Beijing that will house a US$300 million scholarship programme bearing his name that is intended to rival the prestigious Rhodes Scholarships. Accompanied by Chinese government and university officials, the founder of the private equity firm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1338848/us-tycoon-stephen-schwarzman-breaks-ground-china-scholars-project

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