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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Pupils and parents to protest against national education

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... Ada Lee and Dennis Chong Tens of thousands expected at fresh protest against national education Pupils and parents will surround the government's headquarters on Saturday in their latest move against the introduction of the national and moral education curriculum ahead of the start of the new school term next week. The National Education Parents' Concern Group said ...

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    Educating girls is the best way to make an impact worldwide

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by SHASHI THAROOR

    ... Shashi Tharoor Shashi Tharoor says educating girls and women is the single best thing governments can do to have a real impact on societies, and the world Girl power One of the more difficult questions I was asked when I was a UN undersecretary general wa ...

  3. National education curriculum guide will help students think independently

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I refer to the letters from Kellia Wan ('Too young for national education', August 3) and Tse To-yap ('What is the real purpose of course?' August 3). I would like to offer your readers more information on the moral and national education curriculum guide (www.edb.gov.hk/MNECG-e). The Education Bureau released the refined curriculum guide in 2012 after ...

  4. Catholic schools delay national education too

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong, Simpson Cheung and Tanna Chong Catholic schools will shun the government's invitation to introduce national education, a day after two other Christian bodies asked ... if it is given,' he said. Recently, Ip said, Cardinal John Tong-hon wrote a letter to Hong Catholic school principals and supervisors stating that national education should be introduced to Catholic ...

  5. More schools delay national studies

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com More school-sponsoring bodies have decided not to implement the controversial national education curriculum this September, but they say ... 'Everyone seems to be focusing on a fifth of the programme, when in fact the section on national education is only a minuscule part of all the material, which also includes moral education,' ...

  6. 'Public supports protest over national education'

    Posted Jul 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the controversial national education curriculum. Organisers expect up to 10,000 people will join the protest march, which starts in Victoria Park at 3pm and will finish at the government's headquarters in Admiralty. In September, some Hong Kong primary schools will start to teach national education- a subject the government says will encourage national pride, but which critics say is brainwashing. ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    University students add voice to national education protest

    Posted Sep 06th 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong, Stuart Lau, Phila Siu

    ... Dennis Chong, Stuart Lau and Phila Siu Student union urges class boycott next week as campaign against national education programme widens and enters second week University students add voice to protest University student leaders are organising a citywide class boycott on Tuesday to push for national education to be scrapped, taking opposition up a notch. The battle over ...

  8. Small school takes a national stand

    Posted Aug 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong and Ada Lee An 'alternative' private primary school started last year by a mother for her two children will be incorporating the controversial subject of national ... an international secondary school, while brother Bradley, nine, will remain at Almitas with his new schoolmates. Yeo said she had always felt it was important to offer national education in the school, ...

  9. Rally leaders reject national study offer

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau, Tanna Chong and Johnny Tam Organisers of yesterday's rally against the government's national education programme rejected the authorities' proposal to set up a committee to examine how the subject is to be taught in schools. Representatives of the student-led group Scholarism and the National Education Parents Concern Group, as well as the Professional ...

  10. School activists wage war on national education

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to Hong Kong's controversial national education scheme, a sense of purpose comes over Wong Lee-lee, Luk Suet-yiu and Tommy Cheung Sau-yin. They are members of the emerging protest group Scholarism, which has about 150 secondary school pupils as members. The organisation wants the national education scheme to be dropped. The government says all public primary schools must start ...




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