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Continuing Education

Hong Kong barristers face growing call for compulsory continuing education

Bar Association chairman Paul Shieh Wing-tai SC says the association will study the need for compulsory continuing professional development (CPD) but it has yet to reach a conclusion.

Monday, 25 March, 2013, 5:30am 6 comments

Renewing qualifications is a must for most professions

From accountants to doctors, most professions in Hong Kong have had mandatory continuing education for at least 10 years.

25 Mar 2013 - 5:30am

54 arrested over HK$3m student loan scam

The corruption watchdog has arrested 54 people in the past three days allegedly involved in cheating the government out of HK$3 million in student loans.

Those arrested included five employees of a training institution and its founding company - two managers, a supervisor and two instructors, the Independent Commission Against Corruption said.

20 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Pleasure and growth in lifelong learning

No matter what you want, from a pottery class to a master's degree, further education provides the opportunities

MANY PEOPLE THINK continuing education requires getting a new degree or training to do something specific.

Both choices are useful, but continuing education does not have to involve either.

9 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Speak and write better with a click or a course

Those who have learned the basics of English grammar and usage will find that any effort put into learning the intricacies of the language pays off quickly.

25 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

SPACE course has to pay its way

In her letter 'Lifelong learning? Not if it takes an age to complete' (Education Post, January 19) Lam Oi Yi criticised the University of Hong Kong School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPACE) for cancelling a course that she had hoped to take on the grounds of our 'inability to make a good profit' from mounting the course.

23 Feb 2002 - 12:00am

Life-long learning? Not if it takes an age to complete

I am a student on a diploma programme in Translation Studies offered by the School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPACE) at the University of Hong Kong. The programme is in three parts, the second part of which I finished in November. Last month I received a letter from SPACE informing me that part three of the programme had been deferred, probably until spring next year.

19 Jan 2002 - 12:00am