Thailand will pay US$110 million (HK$853 million) to two firms to supply 1.2 million tablet computers to schools across the country, the Education Ministry announced on Friday, awarding the tender for the next phase of a controversial schools policy.Saturday, 29 June, 2013, 2:04pm
A teachers' union yesterday described as 'absurd' the fact that nearly all teachers in primary schools had degrees but almost half of them were paid the lower salaries of non-degree teachers and were required to do administrative work from which degree-linked posts were exempt.31 Aug 2010 - 12:00am
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Small schools with small classes create a learning environment that improves the interpersonal relationships between students and teachers, according to a Hong Kong Institute of Education study released this week.10 Mar 2007 - 12:00am
The chief executive on Tuesday sat down with members of various education groups who were wondering - among other things - if the government could increase spending on schools. He told them that would be difficult, and that the sector would get more funding only as the city's economic pie got bigger.17 Aug 2006 - 12:00am
The Education Commission working group has developed a new means of moderating the varying standards of primary schools to replace the defunct Academic Aptitude Test.
It has proposed using the performance of students in the Pre-Secondary One Attainment Test taken in secondary schools to adjust the scores of individual primary students.3 Feb 2005 - 12:00am
The results of the Certificate of Education Examination are due to be announced on Wednesday, when 127,600 candidates will learn how they have scored in the exam.5 Aug 2002 - 12:00am
The Education Commission has agreed to scrap the 22-year-old Academic Aptitude Test and may bring in the new school allocation system next year instead of 2005.28 Jun 2000 - 12:00am
Many schools have received a lot of money from the Government, so that they can buy computers and develop IT education facilities.
Some schools have even been able to get more IT funding by applying to the Quality Education Fund. However, I wonder how many schools are really able to make full use of the resources that are made available to them.26 Dec 1999 - 12:00am