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  1. 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

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com At least 20 million youngsters in rural China have quit school to follow in the footsteps of their migrant worker parents and find work in cities, according to a study. Nearly 1,000 young villagers in 66 villages across six provinces were polled, of which about one in ten were found to have dropped out of school. Based on the findings, sociology professor ...

  2. News - World - EDUCATION

    US and Canadian academics demand changes to Confucius Institutes

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:37pm by AP

    ... of the institute at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. The Chinese "fund these activities, but they are not controlling them", said Stephen Dunnett, chairman of the bi-national ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    International school ‘facing crisis’ in catering to Hong Kong’s expanding French community

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:04pm by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... for young people who find it difficult to get a job in France due to the high unemployment rate. There are 800 French companies employing 30,000 staff, generating around €8 billion (HK$84 billion) ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Publisher insists controversial textbooks 'promote racial harmony'

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 04:05am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... you are rich". "They'd better be careful in giving examples [in the books], because it's influencing the minds of the young," she said. "I hope they don't ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Academic stress starts early, study reveals

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

    ... they come to school to study." One tutor said in January that she was asked to practice conversation with children as young as 15 months to prepare them for interviews for kindergartens.   ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Keep fees down, direct-subsidy schools urged

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 04:17am by Johnny Tam

    ... of schools that were once free. Three of the nine so-called elite direct-subsidy secondary schools are seeking increases of 5.6 to 6.9 per cent. St Stephen's College wants to increase annual ... and forward-looking finances [but must] consider whether parents can afford a tuition fee increase when there has to be one." Stephen Kai Ping-chung, chairman of the Federation of Parent Teacher ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    School textbook prices to rise 3.2pc

    Posted May 01st 2014, 04:21am by Johnny Tam and Shirley Zhao

    ... for approved textbooks in the next few days. Stephen Kai Ping-chung, chairman of the Federation of Parent Teacher Associations in Kwun Tong district, said 3.2 per cent might not sound much of a rise, ...

  10. News - China - EDUCATION

    College scholarships set up to foster closer ties between China and Japan

    Posted May 07th 2014, 03:43pm by WU NAN

    ... not be able to see in my lifetime that the future leaders that graduate from the programme make an impact. But young people have hope. The foundation is planting the seeds of goodwill.” It is hoped ...




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