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  1. Comment - Letters

    Hong Kong needs vocational training colleges to meet industry staffing requirements

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 04:35am by LETTERS

    ... and well-staffed vocational training colleges, similar to the German model, that rely on close industry-school cooperation. As an example, our construction industry is paying annual levies of about HK$500 ... Establish vocational training colleges to support local industry The State Council has just released to the public its "Decisions on Advancing the Development of Modern Vocational ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1552406/hong-kong-needs-vocational-training-colleges-meet-industry-staffing
  2. Associate Degree Offers High Paying Jobs

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 09:58am by Randee Stever

    ... is a crucial issue. Older workers can take classes in the afternoon, at night or on weekends. Students can even earn an associate degree at an online college in the same amount of time as at a traditional school, but have more flexibility to work and care for children while earning an associate degree. Associate degrees also keep students out of the workforce for a shorter amount of time. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1529836/associate-degree-offers-high-paying-jobs
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Education Bureau effectively killing off St Margaret's Girls' College

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:59am by Alex Lo

    ... even guiltier. The school in question is St Margaret's Girls' College, in Mid-Levels, now being forced to relocate to Sha Tin. In a recent letter to this newspaper, principal ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Heartless bureaucrats killing a school The Education Bureau would rather kill a successful school than take extra steps to save it. In doing so, they have insisted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1556744/education-bureau-effectively-killing-st-margarets-girls
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    St Margaret's Girls' College priced out of Sheung Wan

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 05:20am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... allocated St Margaret's Girls' College a temporary site, it refused to give the school a permanent new home- saying instead that it should stop enrolling new pupils. Parents will meet ... 's parent-teacher association. "We have a vibrant multicultural education. This is something worth fighting for." Lei said the government had refused to promise the school a permanent campus, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1523352/st-margarets-girls-college-priced-out-sheung-wan
  5. News - World - BOSTON BOMBINGS

    Boston bomb suspect hospitalised in 'serious condition', under heavy guard

    Posted Apr 21st 2013, 10:25am by Associated Press in Boston

    ... Tsarnaev studied accounting as a part-time student at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston for three semesters from 2006 to 2008, the school said. He was married with a young daughter. Dzhokhar ... Associated Press in Boston The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing lay hospitalised in serious condition under heavy guard Saturday — apparently in no shape to be interrogated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1219740/boston-bomb-suspect-hospitalised-serious-condition-under-heavy-guard
  6. News - China

    Western universities test academic ideals when setting up shop in China

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 08:34pm by NYT

    ... The New York Times Western colleges forced to confront the unsavoury reality of censorship in their rush to set up shop in world's No 2 economy China tests academic ideals Members of the Wellesley College faculty reacted strongly when word spread that Peking University might fire professor Xia Yeliang, a Beijing critic. Xia, an economist, had visited Wellesley over the summer after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1379172/western-universities-test-academic-ideals-when-setting-shop-china
  7. News - China

    Mystery of the Chinese zombie Yalies

    Posted Mar 02nd 2013, 02:39pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... universities. True, Ivy League Yale does have a famous name, longtime ties to China (it graduated the first Chinese person to earn a degree from a US college in 1854) and 1,000-plus Chinese students ... followers have disabled the feature allowing them to receive private messages. Whence these zombie Yalies? After inquiries from The Associated Press, a Yale spokesman acknowledged some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1169621/mystery-chinese-zombie-yalies
  8. News - China

    Hu urges firm party control, curbs on graft

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 09:45am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... to worry. On the contrary, it would be a waste of my time,” Xu Xiaoping, a celebrity entrepreneur who co-founded a successful chain of English language cram schools, said on a Chinese version ... needs. “We must ensure the unity of the leadership of the party,” Hu said. He later added: “We will never copy a Western political system.”   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1077696/hu-says-no-one-above-law
  9. News - World - BRITAIN

    Probe uncovers 'hardline' plot to Islamise Birmingham schools

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... between teachers and the acting principal at one school, which revealed explicit homophobia and anti-Western, anti-US and anti-Israeli sentiment. Participants in the discussion last year suggested ... and announced measures to regulate more closely who was involved in running schools. "There has been coordinated, deliberate and sustained action... by a number of associated individuals, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557648/probe-uncovers-hardline-plot-islamise-birmingham-schools
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Wah Yan College shows small classes yield better pupils

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 05:57am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Positive experiences by Wah Yan College students and teachers translate into a call for more secondary schools to adopt small-class teaching Local school ... the attentiveness of pupils and motivation among teachers, the university found in an assessment of the SCT scheme at Wah Yan College in Wan Chai, in place at the school since 2008. "It's ironic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1553482/wah-yan-college-shows-small-classes-yield-better-pupils

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