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  1. News - China - EDUCATION

    More Chinese high school students heading for US

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:24am by AP

    ... to the realisation I needed to do the same thing." Barnett began studying Putonghua in Grade 7, travelled to China three times and has gained several Chinese friends that his family has hosted. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Parents angry as schools block Form One transfers

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:12am by Johnny Tam, BRIAN YAP

    ... policy is totally unfair. It forces Tuen Mun pupils [who can't get into a secondary school in the district] to spend hours travelling to schools in other districts." Another parent, ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    More mainland Chinese parents want children to travel to school in Hong Kong: forum

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 05:17am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Online forum finds rise in parents who want youngsters to make lengthy school trips to HK More mainlanders 'keen for children to commute' Mainland parents are increasingly keen on their Hong Kong-born children comm ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF explores cost-cutting, profit-making measures to cope with loss of government subsidy

    Posted Mar 29th 2014, 02:58am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... on staff travel costs, and will also consider attracting overseas professionals to train here as a means of generating more income, said foundation head Belinda Greer, who took over Heather Du ... to interview candidates every year. The foundation also covers the travelling costs of candidates shortlisted for leadership positions to fly to Hong Kong for interviews. It said this was because ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Rwandan student in Hong Kong eyes hopeful future on 20th anniversary of genocide

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 05:46am by Lana Lam

    ... that was different," he said, adding that it was his first time travelling abroad. He hopes to win a scholarship to study engineering in the US so that he can return to Rwanda and help build a power plant. ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Competition hots up for vacant Lantau school site

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:20am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... are travelling a long way and crossing districts to go to school," he said. "We need a secondary school here." Backing for the DSS schools is a blow for Christian Zheng Sheng College, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Schools share burden of primary push

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 04:29am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Government allocates 3,000 places to first-year children from over the border, but they might have to travel further to get their education Schools share burden of primary push Primary schools in Tuen Mun and Yuen Long will share the burden of educating pupils from over the border, easing the pressure on North District. Seventy primary schools ...

  8. News - China - EDUCATION

    From rural China to law school

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 03:56pm by Associated Press in Tiaohuashan village

    ... in 2008, but costs for textbooks remained. And China has closed many village schools and consolidated them into regional hubs, which has added costs for travel and boarding, resulting in even ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hundreds join queue for Sheung Shui kindergarten interviews

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 07:00pm by Ada Lee

    ... They should shoulder the higher travel costs," she said. Secretary for Education Eddie Ng Hak-kim, responding to a caller who criticised him for not doing his job well, told RTHK listeners ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Programme lets students meet poverty face-to-face

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Teddy Ng

    ... the notorious Dharavi slum featured in the movie Slumdog Millionaire has become a tourist attraction. Fahim Vora, who grew up in Dharavi, has run a travel agency since 2010 offering tours ...




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