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  1. Parents could ease traffic congestion at schools by using public transport

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... I fail to understand why parents continually drive their children to school when Hong Kong boasts one of the most efficient, clean and safe public transport systems in the world, ... that is located next to the Kowloon Tong MTR station and public transport interchange, and a taxi stand. When walking past the school's main entrance on To Fuk Road just after dismissal time around ...

  2. Transport matters

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... from project appraisals, public transport systems, surveys, to transport laws and transport engineering,' she says. The course aims to provide the expanding transport sector in Hong Kong ... Wong Yat-hei The University of Hong Kong's master of arts in transport policy and planning is specifically geared for those working in the sector. The programme is co-organised ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    'Local' ESF more at home in international system

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by Peter Craughwell

    ... on to universities in Hong Kong rather than overseas. And yet, with a few honourable exceptions, ESF schools have remarkably little interaction with the local system. Who do its teachers network with; its ... It's difficult to convince others that you are part of the local system if you don't really believe it yourself. This has been the ESF's undoing. Once it had jumped through all ...

  4. Understanding one country, two systems

    Posted Jan 10th 2011, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... of law at City University (CityU). Students from the mainland are attracted by the chance to gain an understanding of Hong Kong's legal system, which is based on the common law model. Most ... In addition to a general stream, there are streams focusing on Chinese and comparative law, common law, international economic law and maritime and transportation law. Students can complete ...

  5. To beep or not to beep

    Posted Dec 19th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... By Elaine Yau As increasing numbers of people use their Octopus cards to make purchases and pay for their journeys around the city, the Octopus system has spread its tentacles to schools. While several schools have installed the system to help students settle food bills at tuckshops and pay overdue charges at libraries, some have also come up with ingenious ways to make use ...

  6. Business - Comment - MR. SHANGKONG

    Overseas study offers young education on foreign policy

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:45am by George Chen

    ... bachelor's degree. The list goes on. If the top leaders had such confidence in the US educational system, that is a convincing endorsement indeed. Apart from sending its citizens abroad to study, ...

  7. City Digest

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the committee filling the position of president, which Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung quit in May to become secretary for transport and housing. HK$200m in grants to five local research groups The University Grants Committee announced HK$200 million in grants to five research teams for studies deemed crucial for the city's future. Subjects include stem-cell strategies for nervous system ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Escaping a failing system

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... with meals- lunch and dinner- eaten by pupils at their desks in the classroom. A system where homework largely consists of practice test papers studied over the weekend, where scoring under 95 per ... of sports is a particular concern because Isabel, now 10, is very athletic. She is also a good singer and dancer- talents that are overlooked in the school system. Instead, his children start ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Expand school allocation system to Shenzhen: principal

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... school net system to cover shenzhen' The "school net" system under which primary school places are allocated based on where children live should be extended into Shenzhen, ... outside Hong Kong was a viable option. Undersecretary for Education Kevin Yeung Yun-hung said any changes to the system must ensure there would be no criticism that Hong Kong children ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Time to ditch elitist expat class system

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com MY TAKE Time to ditch elitist expat class system Hong Kong does not need more international schools. It needs local schools that are capable of educating ... wasteful and monstrously complicated education system to achieve both equal opportunity and quality for all- local and expat, rich and poor, Chinese and ethnic minority. That ought to be our vision ...




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