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  1. Students get green light

    Posted Jul 11th 2009, 12:00am by Richard Watt

    ... by the Kellogg-HKUST EMBA programme. The carbon-offset programme was developed by EMBA students and involved collecting donations that were used to purchase carbon credits for a hydroelectric project in Chongqing. Students began by calculating their carbon footprint by working out the greenhouse gas emissions generated by the programme. 'They knew that the faculty would have a fair amount ...

  2. Students sweat out 'no air-con' day

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... of deodorant, and a fresh uniform to change into after her physical education class. She was among 150,000 students across the city who went without air conditioning as part of an event organised ... 30 students had to work out with only a ventilation fan. Sweltering on a day when the temperature reached 31 degrees Celsius with 75 per cent humidity, the students saved 160 primary ...

  3. Students race to show concern for the environment with solar carts

    Posted Jan 24th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH STUDENTS displayed creativity and showed concern for the environment by taking part in a solar-powered cart race organised by Friends of the Earth (HK). Thirteen corporate ... reached a critical point,' FoE director Mei Ng Fong Siu-mei said. 'We should actively develop renewable energy as a way of reducing emissions.' Students from ELCHK Lutheran ...

  4. Young mission to save planet

    Posted Mar 15th 2010, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... of Earth Hour 2010 organised by WWF. The 'lights off' campaign will take place on March 27 at 8.30pm. To promote the activity in schools, WWF launched an Earth Hour Student Ambassador ... who can give us a lot of useful information about the earth. But we need teachers to interpret and share the information with our students,' said Wong. Fern Ngai, head of corporate ...

  5. school news

    Posted Nov 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Semple Memorial Secondary School A drama gave students from Semple Memorial Secondary School in Tuen Mun a better understanding of global warming and the need to protect endangered ... College The school's Student Union Inauguration Day was held on October 9. Rebecca Lai (6S) and Christine Ng (4D) were elected the union's chairman and vice-chairman. In a symbolic move, ...

  6. Holistic approach produces globally-minded citizens

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... courses to prepare students for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma exams in 2000. What is the philosophy of Yew Chung Education Foundation? Yew Chung has a holistic educational ... does Yew Chung define international education and why does it put such strong emphasis on it? Many international schools in Hong Kong largely offer their students foreign curricula for foreign ...

  7. Course on sustainable seafood

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ocean Park Academy, Hong Kong, the education arm of the city's theme park, recently conducted a course to teach students about sustainable seafood. This is seafood that can be fished ... should be avoided. Shrimp and cuttlefish have been victims of bottom trawling and fishing with nets which catch fish other than what is intended. The course engaged students through fun ...

  8. Water purification idea wins top prize

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Chris Huang

    ... Chris Huang The invention of a water purification system by Team Hanchao- a group of students from Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou- has won them first prize in the Kun Shan Cup. The Cup is a national start-up competition for outstanding college student entrepreneurial teams. Team Hanchao won one million yuan (HK$1.15 million) in funding. The competition attracted entries ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jan 17th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Policy on gifted students is ripe for change I refer to your editorial ('Common sense must apply for gifted children', January 11). As the father of March Boedihardjo [who ... is that teachers and students regard the academy as outside the school system and optional, thus its courses have never been their priority. To be effective, and to benefit more students, gifted education ...

  10. letters

    Posted Feb 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Let youngsters develop better EQ A recent article highlighted the case of children and students in Hong Kong with low 'emotional intelligence'. These youngsters are vulnerable because their parents dote on them so much that they cannot become independent. Many Hong Kong students are pampered and spoiled by their parents. That leads to a serious social problem. Most ...




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