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  1. New lab to study marine pollution

    Posted Aug 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Scientists from six universities in Hong Kong have joined forces to set up a national-level laboratory that will research marine protection and biological resources on the mainland. The Ministry of Science and Technology earlier this month approved the universities' plan to launch the State Key Laboratory in Marine Pollution. State Key Laboratories are recognised ...

  2. Flowing from the sea to your tap

    Posted Mar 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... should be in Primary Three or above. Water treatment works staff will brief students during the visits, which are are aimed at teaching young people the value of natural resources. For more ... Lilian Goh The water that flows from our taps at home and school comes from fresh water reservoirs. To find out how water is treated before it is pumped to tanks for use, students can ...

  3. Resource we can't afford to waste

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... down their overall results and limit their opportunities for advancement in their education or career. Otherwise they are at serious risk of becoming a wasted human resource that we can ill ...

  4. Tap mainland research resources, report says

    Posted Dec 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... the government should take up the issue with Beijing so local researchers could use the vast resources on the mainland. 'I hope a two-way flow of research funds could be possible, with Hong Kong ... for publicly funded and self-financed programmes, and cannot use government funding to run self-financed programmes. Cha described the current system for resource allocation as unclear. While praising ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: How to navigate IB diploma's tricky waters

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari familypostcmp.com How to navigate the IB programme's tricky waters Cambridge University research shows that the exam results of youngsters after age 16 are a much better predictor of degree success. But that depends a lot on subject choices. Students in Form Six who have started their international baccalaureate (IB) programmes this autumn will find that success may ...

  6. Tutorial centre has the hiring edge

    Posted Aug 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Chris Davis Much like its schools and universities, Hong Kong's tutoring centres are locked in a stiff battle to attract and retain high-calibre teaching staff. Adding to the challenge, tutors at centres that offer recognised certificates, diplomas a ...

  7. Seven universities pool resources for research students

    Posted Jan 10th 2009, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... in 2007-2008, involving many faculties and disciplines. 'The course-sharing scheme provides for greater synergy among tertiary institutions in better use of academic resources,' said Roland ... to facilitate credit transfer,' Professor Hui said. '[It is helping] to capitalise on the resources available in each institution, at the same time enhancing the overall quality of research ...

  8. Free resources

    Posted Aug 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Hok Yau Club Student Guidance Centre With 25 years of experience, the centre offers a personal consultation service at its Cheung Sha Wan centre and advice via 25033399. The 10am to 10pm service extends to 24 hours a day around results time. Education Bur ...

  9. Schools lack resources to teach Chinese to minorities, poll finds

    Posted Jul 09th 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... sufficient support generally. Michelle Leung Yuet-sheung, a teachers' union secretary, called on the government to give mainstream schools more resources. 'Mainstream schools are not given a significant amount of extra resources to deal with the problem,' she said. ...

  10. Mainland turning its humans to resources

    Posted May 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Steve Cray

    ... into its greatest strength- human resources. That was the message from the mainland's vice-minister for education, Wu Qidi, to politicians, academics and business leaders at a global forum. ... of education and human resource development is still weak'. There were 431 counties without nine-year compulsory schooling, and quality in some regions where it had been attained was poor, ...




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