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  1. One of our prettiest hacks heads off up the yellow brick road

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo You never get rich working as a journalist. But you might strike gold if you become a tutorial king or queen. That is why we are glad to report that one of our prettiest hacks has decided to call it a day- and join the far more lucrative and ...

  2. Mainland scraps university exam for HK students

    Posted Nov 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung Hong Kong students will be able to apply to mainland universities from 2012 without taking a national exam. The Education Ministry in Beijing said the change, to take effect when the city's '3-3-4' education system begins, ...

  3. Test probes whether candidates are suitable for programmes

    Posted Apr 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maurice Bendrix Most business schools and many executive education programmes require prospective students to sit the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) before granting them admission to a programme. The GMAT does not test for any specific understanding or knowledge of business issues- instead it tests for the mental ability and intelligence of candidates when ...

  4. US$50,000 reward for ideas to improve graduate management learning

    Posted Sep 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Got a good idea for how graduate management education can be improved? If so, you could be on your way to a US$50,000 prize. That could go a long way to help pay for your next qualification. The global contest, entitled 'Ideas to Innovation Challenge ...

  5. 40 years of the HKCEE remembered

    Posted Jul 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... in 1978. He said a lot of new elements were added to the exam over the years. 'In the past, there was no listening test which was added in 1986. There was no school-based assessment then. Now, ... listening test that was held on the day and students had a radio on hand. We immedidately asked other exam centres to provide more seats and informed the radio stations to broadcast the messages ...

  6. Exams results usher in new era

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau Today is an historic day as the results of the last Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) for Form Five students will be released. Under the '3+3+4' New Senior Secondary (NSS) curriculum, the HKCEE has been phased out ...

  7. Colleges reveal their true worth

    Posted Jun 30th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... John Cremer Demand for sub-degree programmes in community colleges this year is expected to be high. These programmes include associate degrees, higher diplomas, professional diplomas and other post-secondary programmes of equivalent standard. Many colleg ...

  8. Courses in demand

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Last year, a record number of Graduate Management Admissions Tests (GMAT) were administered- approximately 267,000, up from the previous record of 264,700 set in 2008- despite the worldwide recession. The test is a standardised exam used by more that 4,700 MBA and other graduate management education programmes around the world. Most business schools expect applicants to take ...

  9. More than 20,000 will qualify for subsidised degree

    Posted Jan 28th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau, Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron and Elaine Yau More than 20,000 of 70,000 candidates taking the new diploma exam will fulfil the minimum entrance requirements for publicly funded degree places in 2012, education minister Michael Suen Ming-yeung says. The figure is based on an ...

  10. Schools to get funds for voluntary drug tests

    Posted Nov 04th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang Secondary schools will get funds next year to conduct voluntary drug testing of students after a trial in Tai Po was deemed to have fostered an anti-drug culture even though no users were found. But the government has ruled out compulsory tests after a survey found a majority of students opposed them. Announcing this yesterday Undersecretary for Security Lai Tung-kwok ...




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