A secondary school student who stole another student's wallet while both of them were sitting their Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exams this year was put on one year's probation yesterday.Thursday, 30 August, 2012, 3:36am
High-fliers in the new Diploma of Secondary Education school examinations say more discussion is needed before introducing the national education curriculum, which they say could brainwash students about the mainland.21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Freelance writer Cam Cheung Wai-nui and her husband, former police superintendent Robert Highfield, are unconventional parents. When the couple decided after Highfield's retirement in 2005 to realise his childhood dream of sailing around the world, they surprised friends and relatives by taking their two young daughters along.15 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Nuclear power was on everyone's mind at the debate at the Mariners' Club in Tsim Sha Tsui last month. Ning Po College in Kwun Tong and STFA Tam Pak Yu College in Tuen Mun squared off for the first final in Division Three of the 12th Nesta-SCMP Debating Competition.
The motion was: 'The use of nuclear power should be expanded to help meet global energy demands.'2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
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Achievements13 Oct 2011 - 12:00am
Some are launching fund-raising drives to build new teaching blocks, others are partitioning covered playgrounds into study areas or converting changing rooms into classrooms. Schools are scrambling to create extra space by September to accommodate a sharp swell in the student body for the coming academic year, when youngsters under old and new academic systems will study alongside each other.3 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
Students at the Hang Seng School of Commerce celebrated once again yesterday as the school had the most students bagging at least five As for the sixth year in a row and the only students to snatch six As.1 Jul 2011 - 12:00am
Form Five pupils whose English is below par will soon get a taste of university life to boost their skills and confidence. They will be participants in a programme being launched by Polytechnic University to offer intensive courses to pupils in areas where they are weak.
The pupils will be among the first to enter university under the new 3+3+4 curriculum.19 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
After years of trying, Lam Tai Fai College's badminton players were finally able to lift the trophy. The team, comprising captain Ryan Leung Yik-nam, Victor Pang Ki-chin, Nicholas Au Pui-fung, Angus Chu, Anson Chan Bing-kwan and Leung Chun-hei, won the boys' Grade A Inter-school Badminton Competition (Sha Tin & Sai Kung) last month.3 Mar 2011 - 12:00am
A teacher from a Sha Tin school has died while swimming in the Red Sea coastal resort city of Hurghada in Egypt.
Fung Lai-ching (pictured), a chemistry and bible teacher for 23 years at Baptist Lui Ming Choi Secondary School, was on 10-day Wing On tour with her husband and youngest son.
The incident happened when she was swimming at a beach on Sunday.17 Aug 2010 - 12:00am
Secondary schools scrambling for survival are offering free netbook computers as admission gifts and seeking out newly arrived mainlanders to boost enrolments.25 Jan 2010 - 12:00am
Teachers fear disruption of studies
Schools are worried that a delay in construction work to provide additional classrooms under the new senior secondary academic structure will affect students' studies.14 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
I refer to the letter by Alex Tam ('Hollow phrases do not help debate on medium of instruction', March 23). I must thank him for pointing out that my paraphrasing ('Bilingual education is a realistic goal for Hong Kong's schools', March 9) of P.K.30 Mar 2008 - 12:00am
Hong Kong secondary students Lui Kam-to, Fung Cheok-yin and Leung Ka-hei (left to right) celebrated their victories in the 4th Pan-Pearl River Delta plus Chinese Elite Schools Physics Olympiad this week. Ka-hei, from Baptist Lui Ming Choi Secondary School, was the only student to achieve full marks in the competition.23 Feb 2008 - 12:00am