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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Electronic textbooks trial may herald paperless learning era in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 30th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... yesterday that his bureau would soon launch a trial run of paperless learning that would involve 88 schools. He said the bureau would grant HK$26 million to the companies and non-profit organisations that produce 30 sets of books under the E-Textbook Market Development Scheme during the trial. "At this stage we are focusing on the effectiveness [of electronic textbooks] during ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, June 4, 2013

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... about how hundreds were killed in storms or earthquakes on the mainland due to shoddy building standards, about people who were jailed without trial and the antics of corrupt provincial ...

  3. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 9, 2013

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am

    ... the respective sides in the debate. And now we know which side Chugani is on. Paul J. Carolan, Admiralty   Guantanamo Bay inmates deserve trials Pyongyang may be the bane of the US State Department ... Granted, in the eyes of the West, the trial may have the appearance of sham justice. In stark contrast, more than 100 prisoners in Guantanamo Bay, the American government's gulag, have been ...

  4. Mother on trial for teen missing school

    Posted Aug 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com A mother who kept her daughter out of school for two years because the teenager was not admitted to an elite secondary school of her choice stood trial yesterday for failing to comply with an Education Bureau attendance order. Kowloon City Court was told that Kung Lai-kwan, 48, repeatedly ignored bureau orders to send her daughter, now aged 14, to school. ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - DIGITAL LIFESTYLE

    School's out there

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Jamie Carter

    ... including Facebook, Twitter, AppDirect and TrialPay." That highlights the problem with online courses and why some learners won't touch them: the lack of a qualification at completion. ...

  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education - TECHNOLOGY

    Children using touch-screen technology

    Posted Jan 20th 2013, 12:00am by LY-ANN TAN

    ... attention remain stimulated and continue to pay attention. A study of young children with ADHD by Southeastern Oklahoma State University found that after a six-week trial using iPads, students made ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - CLASS ACTION

    When his homework just doesn't add up

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Julie Mcguire

    ... and the use of trial-and-error methods are key skills. This approach helps students overcome the fear often instilled in their parents of "making a mistake" or assuming that there is only ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HK-based journalists from mainland label national education 'brainwashing'

    Posted Aug 19th 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... no to brainwashing." She spoke of how mainland children were presented with a one-sided view of the country's trials and tribulations. "People should have the choice whether to love one's country or not, like loving a person," she added. "National education is packaged to not look like brainwashing, so Hongkongers will be willing to have a trial run. But once thoughts ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Scrapping national education 'an option'

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Peter So

    ... body?" Wu reiterated that for the next three years, schools would be free to decide when and how they started teaching the subject and said the committee may call for an extension of the trial ...

  10. Curbs, warning for teacher who called Mao world's biggest tyrant

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... the leftist camp scorning him as a traitor and saying he should be put on trial. Others questioned his eligibility as a teacher, saying his comments could mislead students. While some history ...




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