An 'alternative' private primary school started last year by a mother for her two children will be incorporating the controversial subject of national education in its curriculum as it welcomes more pupilsWednesday, 15 August, 2012, 11:11pm
Since 2008, the number of mainland high-school students signing up for the national university entrance examination has declined every year.
Indeed, the once 'make-or-break' examination is losing much of its allure as a growing number of school-leavers choose to study abroad.7 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
The summer holidays are over already for many pupils and teachers making an early start on the new Diploma of Secondary Education.16 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
A mandatory retirement age is a contentious issue. On the one hand, the imposition of a retirement age of 60 may appear to be out of place in an era when people enjoy greater longevity than ever.
On the other hand, those people who have stressful occupations, such as high-ranking executives, should retire at that age because of the taxing nature of their jobs.21 Jun 2011 - 12:00am
Kindergarten children can apply for government or subsidised Primary One school places through the central allocation system at designated centres today and tomorrow. Under the system, the city is divided into 36 school nets. Parents can choose up to three schools outside the school net they live in, others must be within it.17 Jan 2009 - 12:00am
Educator quits after accreditation agency says qualifications do not meet standards
The principal of a new international kindergarten was forced to resign this week after education officials refused to recognise her United States' teaching qualifications.24 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
International academics to present research evidence to conference
Reducing class sizes is crucial if teachers are to cope with curriculum reform, an international conference at the Hong Kong Institute of Education will be told today.10 Feb 2007 - 12:00am
Writer partly right but misses point on Macau
'Academic superstars waste of money' (Education Post, August 26) is partially true but misses the spirit and intention of the charter revision of the University of Macau.9 Sep 2006 - 12:00am
Four in five Primary Six pupils will secure secondary school places from their first three choices in allocation results that will be released today.12 Jul 2005 - 12:00am
I was pleased that Mr Higginbottom and Ms Sveistrup (Education Post, December 8) thought my idea of intensive English centres (Education Post, December 1) was 'worth considering' albeit in 'modified form'.22 Dec 2001 - 12:00am
Almost half of education workers are against using assessment of performance in school rather than public examinations to decide which school pupils should be allocated, a survey has shown.7 Jul 2000 - 12:00am
Long holidays, regular work hours and job security are three attractions that prompt many people to become schoolteachers. Or so it is thought.17 Apr 2000 - 12:00am
France is one of the four major players on the world's economic stage and accounts for two-thirds of Europe's trade.31 Mar 2000 - 12:00am
FEWER examinations could sharpen students' competitiveness, according to the Education Commission.
Commission member Professor Cheng Kai-ming said yesterday planned 'student-focused' reform was needed to teach pupils to motivate themselves.
He said that the reforms should help the students in terms of personal development.26 Sep 1999 - 12:00am