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  1. News - China Insider - EDUCATION

    Shanghai pilot programme encouraging local dialect in kindergartens under fire

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 12:35pm by Chunxiao Li

    ... they worried the new programme would create another wall between locals and immigrants. China’s 230 million migrant workers, who leave hometowns for better jobs in bigger cities, have long been treated ... of Putonghua as part of a pilot programme the city’s education bureau launched this month, Chinese media reported. While the experiment will see children speaking Shanghainese during “game sessions” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1411636/shanghai-pilot-programme-encouraging-kindergarten-children-speak
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong, Macau academics seek meeting over firing of Eric Sautede

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 03:38am by Raquel Carvalho

    ... from Monsignor Ante Jozic of the Vatican. Sautede, a French political scientist, writes an opinion column in the Macau Daily Times and has granted interviews with local media on city politics. ... of the case," Chung said. "I myself was greatly disappointed. I felt like I was talking to a wall." He was more hopeful of the requested talk with Jozic. Sautede's removal from office ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561331/hong-kong-macau-academics-seek-meeting-over-firing-eric-sautede
  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Extra corpses needed for University of Hong Kong despite rise in donors

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com City's medical schools have long struggled with a shortage of cadavers for study, with tradition meaning many people are reluctant to donate ... not have enough. The school received 39 corpses- up from the 13 donated last year and the five in 2011. The city's medical schools have long struggled with a shortage of donated corpses, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1331101/extra-corpses-needed-university-hong-kong-despite-rise-donors
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    American accent schools flourishing in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 12:56pm by Agence France-Presse in Hong Kong

    ... an American, some parents believing it is more relevant than an accent of the southern Chinese city’s former rulers. Language tutors say wealthy mainlanders are helping fuel demand, crossing into Hong ... “Nature EQ”- where a giant Stars and Stripes flag hangs on the wall- children as young as five pack into classrooms, chanting words in unison and reciting from memory Robert Frost poems, any error ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1342563/american-accent-schools-flourishing-hong-kong
  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Bilingual students more China-ready

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... with community organisations in the city. The extension programme will free up space for CIS to take in extra students. "We are talking about a maximum of 20 new additional places in Year Seven ... to include elements of Chinese in all subjects. "The walls between Chinese and the rest of the curriculum will come down," he says, citing as an example a comparative literature project ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1150957/bilingual-students-more-china-ready
  6. News - China - EDUCATION

    From rural China to law school

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

    ... Wood planks were missing from a bare bed frame. The walls were shedding a kind of wallpaper made from pages of school notebooks. Seven Chinese characters, written in bold brush strokes, ... in Beijing than in Tiaohuashan. His chances of entering a top-notch university were further handicapped by quotas that overwhelmingly favour big-city students. Mu is the only person from his village ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1370309/rural-china-law-school
  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Liberal studies subject moulds new generation of socially aware youth

    Posted Jul 01st 2013, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... "Every day we are busy. When we are at home, we are often working on different computers." The teachers have to keep up to date on news in the city and worldwide then translate complex ... They also shared photos on their Facebook walls. The effect of the subject was quite impressive. "I can't say all the students are like that but at least 10 or 20 per cent of the students ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1271164/liberal-studies-subject-moulds-new-generation-socially

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