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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Chicago business school opens Cyberport campus before moving to heritage site in 2018

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 04:18am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... into the former detention centre on Victoria Road, deputy dean Robert Gertner said. "We want to attract students all over Asia and we feel Hong Kong is an ideal location to achieve that," he ...

  2. News - Asia - EDUCATION

    Nepal's 'bamboo schools' open doors to education thanks to Uttam Sanjel

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:31am by BIBEK BHANDARI

    ... Bibek Bhandari in Kathmandu Starting with Kathmandu, and harbouring big dreams, educator bridges the poverty gap to give the poor quality education for just US$1 a month Nepal's ... For Sanjel, it is students such as Tamang and Bhujel who encourage him to fight on. At his school in Kathmandu, in crammed classrooms there are 2,800 students each one of them harbouring a dream ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Only 30pc confident about getting into university, poll finds ahead of exam results day

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Johnny Tam, VICTORIA ANN DUTHIE

    ... Johnny Tam and Victoria Ann Duthie Most see university education as a necessity but only a third feel positive about securing a place Fears and hopes as pupils brace for exam results Only a third of pupils who took the Diploma of Secondary Education examination are confident of getting into university, although more than half believe a bachelor's degree is a necessity, a youth ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    International school issues debentures to fund HK$100 million expansion plans

    Posted May 24th 2014, 03:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... to expand its campus. The school issued about 50 refundable corporate debentures with a face value of HK$2.5 million each, said Maggie Koon May-kay, deputy supervisor of Victoria Shanghai Academy. ... graduated from the school's affiliated kindergarten in Quarry Bay. Koon said the school would stop issuing the debentures when expansion was completed. The Victoria Shanghai Academy, which ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Harbour School staves off threat of a move with deal to renew lease

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 11:09am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com 'Boutique' international school staves off threat of a move, but still seeks a permanent home Harbour School home and dry after lease deal An international school in Kennedy Town has safely navigated its way through rental negotiations that had left it in danger of being forced to move. Marathon talks between the Harbour School ...

  6. Comment - Blogs - EDUCATION

    Tiger Mum’s triple formula for success

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 08:01pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... It was branded a “a despicable new theory” of “racial superiority” by Salon, as espousing a “racist argument” by The New York Post and accused of harbouring “uncomfortable racist overtones” by Forbes ... These three must be present together: one or two is not enough. Too much superiority and you make no effort, like the British aristocracy of the Victoria era. Too much insecurity and your doubts ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Business school dean says course will benefit city

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... of operating the campus, which he hoped could move into the former detention centre in Victoria Road by 2016. But the revenues the programme generated would cover faculty salaries, building ... the harbour. To get the final land grant, the school will need approval from accreditation, planning and preservation bodies.   ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Two cases show the loopholes in system of teacher sex-offence checks

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 05:37am by Bryan Harris

    ... been thrown into sharp relief by incidents concerning two teachers at city schools. In 2007, Briton Ian Nash was hired by the Victoria Shanghai Academy in Aberdeen, but was sacked in 2008 amid ... is awaiting trial in the Philippines on child sex charges. Munro worked at the Victoria Shanghai Academy between 2005 and 2008, but was banned from returning to the campus in 2010 after allegations he ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    New Hong Kong branch of top US school 'not for elites', says dean

    Posted Sep 02nd 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... on a 10-year renewable lease for the school as its permanent campus for a one-off premium of HK$1,000. The school is expected to move into the former detention centre on Victoria Road by 2016. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HK$1,000 10-year rent deal for US college

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by Shirley Zhao and Bryan Harris

    ... for the self-financing Asia Executive MBA programme to use the former Victoria Road Detention Centre, pending approval from accreditation, planning and preservation bodies. "The establishment of a campus ...




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