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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Kindergarten panic spills over into Yuen Long

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 02:57am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Kindergarten panic spills over into Yuen Long The panic over kindergarten places has spread to Yuen Long, with hundreds of parents lining up overnight at preschools for application forms. They feared the shortage of places in North and Tai Po Districts caused by an influx of cross-border children would spill over into Yuen Long, in the northwest. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1396908/kindergarten-panic-spills-over-yuen-long
  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong's exams body calls time on students cheating with watches

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 03:28am by MICHAEL DE WAAL-MONTGOMERY

    ... Leung Sung-nok, 15, of the New Territories Heung Yee Kuk Yuen Long District Secondary School. Spokespersons from the Australian International School and Chinese International School, which were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1552142/hong-kongs-exams-body-calls-time-students-cheating-watches
  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Cross-border pupils face long commutes to distant schools

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:23am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Cross-border pupils face long journey Many mainland parents were upset and confused yesterday after they discovered their Hong Kong-born children would be going to primary schools in areas they had never heard of- the result of a government policy aimed at easing the pressure of cross-border pupils on the city's North District. The number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1527774/cross-border-pupils-face-long-commutes-distant-schools
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Ageing East Kowloon school campuses miss government standards

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 03:16am by Johnny Tam

    ... Long- were completed last year, providing housing for almost 30,000 people, the two primary schools will not be ready until next year. The secondary school, Cognitio College (Kowloon), will not move in until 2017 at the earliest. Education-sector lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen said the government should be taking a holistic approach and solving the problems of education together. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1544449/ageing-east-kowloon-school-campuses-miss-government-standards
  5. 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

    ... not be beneficial in the long run", she said. Almost 80,000 pupils took the DSE exam this year to compete for some 15,000 publicly funded university places. The results will be released next Monday. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550582/only-30pc-confident-about-getting-university-poll-finds-ahead-exam
  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Alliance convenor Joseph Cheng Yu-shek took credit for others' work, claims his ex-colleague

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Staff Reporters

    ... have been given to his collaborators. One of the co-authors told the South China Morning Post that the case was too long ago to be remembered. The others could not be reached for comment. Cheng ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1550562/alliance-convenor-joseph-cheng-yu-shek-took-credit-others-work-claims
  7. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Larger Primary One classes will affect teaching quality, says teachers' union

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by Johnny Tam

    ... to cut their number of classes despite having vacant classrooms available. Come September, schools in Tai Po, Yuen Long and Kwun Tong will have 30 pupils in each Primary One class, up from 25 pupils in previous years. Nine schools in Tin Shui Wai, which is part of Yuen Long district, may have 31 pupils per class. But about 80 primary schools in the three districts had been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1509933/larger-primary-one-classes-will-affect-teaching-quality-says-teachers
  8. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    New college head calls on government to focus on nurturing creative talent

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... to focus on long-term improvements. "After we've become a private university, we want to be the leader in reforms of the financial system, business ideas and the traditional ways of doing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1542611/new-college-head-calls-government-focus-nurturing-creative-talent
  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Schools to take on extra pupils to cope with mainland influx

    Posted May 08th 2014, 04:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Yuen Long may be allocated 31 pupils per class due to rising demand. An influx of Hong Kong-born children, many of whom live across the border, has already put pressure on kindergarten places ... will be added to every Primary One class in three districts for the coming school year, as pressure from children born in Hong Kong to mainland mothers continues to bite. Primary schools in Tai Po, Yuen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1506917/schools-take-extra-pupils-cope-mainland-influx
  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF set to charge parents of new pupils up to HK$38,000

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:16pm by Johnny Tam

    ... or renovation of its schools. She said it was a means to "secure a long-term future for ESF in Hong Kong", but parents said it was a result of poor financial management. "They ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1525960/esf-set-charge-parents-new-pupils-hk38000-levy

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