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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. letters

    Posted Mar 10th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to discuss the pros and cons of exams. Some say exams are the best way to test students' ability. Others argue they do not allow students' creativity and talent to shine. It is important to provide a good education to the next generation. Most people believe a good education can change their lives. Getting a place at university is a chance to get ahead in life. Many students work ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. letters

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

    ... hazard for Hongkongers. Winnie Chan Ka-wai, Tsuen Wan Government Secondary School Star students I am writing in response to the article 'The world's at their feet' (Young Post, March 4). The article is about two students from an international school who achieved top grades in Latin and chemistry. I appreciate the school's supportive culture which helps students ...

  6. letters

    Posted Mar 31st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ching Chu Secondary School Love your school uniform Do you like your school uniform? Some students may think their uniforms are old-fashioned. Uniforms are usually plain and dull, and students ... the school's image will suffer. Uniforms also give us a sense of belonging to the school. Students are like one big family. If you dislike your school uniform, please change your mind by considering ...

  7. letters

    Posted Dec 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Wong, Leung Shek Chee College Some tips about how to study better Secondary school students face lots of challenges, including exam pressure. To get good results, we should have effective study ... try and answer teachers' questions. It also helps to have study partners because you can discuss your lessons and subjects together. You can learn a lot from other students. Second, you ...

  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. Lofty goals fuel demand for teachers

    Posted Mar 26th 2011, 12:00am by John Brennan

    ... is seven years, while more than half of those working for the ESF have been employed for four or more years. For Halcrow and Dempsey, the quality of their students and their working environment are key reasons to stay. Halcrow spent nine years at the ESF's King George V School and has been at Island School for the past 21/2 years. 'ESF students are very switched-on learners ...

  10. Funds prime the research pump

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Hong Kong's universities are offering more places for postgraduate students as the government pours extra cash into higher education in its drive to develop a knowledge economy. More than 170 extra places for research students were opened in September and a further 260 will be created next year as part of a 17 per cent expansion in research postgraduate education ...




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