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  1. News - China - EDUCATION

    Studies of Xi Jinping thought or ideology grab lion's share of funding for research

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 05:38am by Cary Huang

    ... University, ranked first on the list with his plan to study the "essence of Xi Jinping's series of important speeches". Second was Ai Silin, the dean of Tsinghua University's ... Cary Huang cary.huang@scmp.com It pays to focus on leader's words or ideology if you're a social sciences researcher seeking a grant Studies of Xi thought hog funding Academics ...

  2. News - China - EDUCATION

    More returning to China after study overseas, Education Ministry says

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 03:16am by ZHANG PINGHUI

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Better job opportunities and family ties are among the forces driving them back to China More students head home after study overseas Chinese students are increasingly choosing to return home after studying overseas, with some graduates saying better job prospects are driving their decision. Figures from the Ministry of Education showed ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Australians urged to study in Asia under New Colombo Plan

    Posted May 26th 2014, 05:31am by Linda Yeung

    ... Linda Yeung linda.yeung@scmp.com Australians urged to study in HK Australia is encouraging its university students to cultivate ties with Asia under a plan that supports their studies ... was in the city last week for the launch of the plan's pilot phase, under which 15 University of Wollongong students are studying at Hong Kong's Institute of Education. Ten Macquarie University ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten evicted from Tin Shui Wai loses out on new location

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... to the education foundation of Chinese University's alumni associations, which plans to open another kindergarten. The premises are owned by Link Properties, but any tenant must be nominated ... of the CUHKFAA Chan Chun Ha Kindergarten in Tin Shui Wai, which operates under the alumni education foundation, said the foundation planned to use the venue to open another kindergarten. Clara Shum ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - EDUCATION

    Generalist or specialist?

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 01:51am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com If you want to be a journalist, do you really need to study journalism for your first bachelor degree at university? I wonder how many readers ... had graduated from Oxford or Cambridge with first degrees in history, literature, philosophy, or languages ranging from English to Arabic. We actually had a bureau chief who had studied music ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - EDUCATION

    Book review: Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon?, by Yong Zhao

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 11:16pm by David Wilson

    ... to the belief that advancement was only viable on its narrow terms, keju fostered a tame, obedient citizenry led by the study-freak bores who aced the exams. Students today are forced to handle hardship ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Scholarism leader Joshua Wong planning to appeal some DSE exam results

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 04:00pm by LO WEI AND JOHNNY TAM

    ... Joshua Wong revealed yesterday that he plans to appeal some of his DSE exam results and that he was "disappointed" in his failure to get a starred grade in his Liberal Studies paper. ... requirements but refused to reveal the results of his four other subjects- English, mathematics, economics and business, accounting and financial studies- as he says he "is planning to make ...

  8. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    One-third of Chinese do not speak Putonghua, says Education Ministry

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 04:54pm by Chris Luo

    ... of speaking. In the summer of 2010, thousands of Cantonese-speaking citizens in the southern province of Guangdong took to the streets following reports of a plan to change television content on local ...

  9. News - China - EDUCATION

    China unveils long-awaited plans to reform rigid national university entrance exam

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 06:23pm by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Under a trial scheme, tests for some subjects would be held during high school years rather than lumped together as a single huge assessment Plan adds flexibility to national college exam Education authorities have rolled out an ambitious plan to reform the mainland's national university entrance exam, giving pupils more control over ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - EDUCATION

    What’s so special about ‘Yale kids’?

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 10:38am by George Chen

    ... George Chen george.chen@scmp.com Since I began my life and studies at Yale University, one question I have frequently been asked by friends in China is:  what’s so special about Yale? It’s ... in different aspects of my work and study at Yale University. One of them, Justin Schuster, is an undergraduate student at Branford College, one of the 12 residential colleges at Yale. Justin is a big ...




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