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Hong Kong Institute of Education

Stephen Cheung, Baptist U dean, in line to lead HK Institute of Education

Baptist University business dean Professor Stephen Cheung Yan-leung has been recommended as the next head of the city's main teacher-training institute.

Thursday, 31 January, 2013, 4:41am

City Digest, December 21, 2012

Taxi driver nabbed for making off with bags

A cabbie, 34, was arrested for theft after he sped off with his mainland passenger's bags containing HK$50,000 worth of branded goods at Chek Lap Kok airport on Tuesday.

Bosses top authority for young people: poll

21 Dec 2012 - 3:55am

MPF only retirement savings for 41.5pc of Hongkongers

Over 40 per cent of Hongkongers are not setting aside savings specifically for retirement apart from their Mandatory Provident Fund accounts, according to a survey released on Wednesday.

7 Nov 2012 - 1:45pm 2 comments

Choice is child's play

How do you choose the right kindergarten for your child? For early childhood education expert Dr Doris Cheng Pui-wah, the criteria for a good kindergarten rest on whether or not it lets children play freely.

25 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Boosting the learning curve

Doctor of Education HKIEd

Many teaching staff in kindergartens, primary and secondary schools, and post-secondary institutions in Hong Kong do not have doctoral degrees. Acquiring such is crucial for professional educators wishing to develop their career paths. Hence, the demand for doctorates in education.

1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

English tests for trainee teachers

The Institute of Education, which specialises in training teachers, is fighting back against the declining level of English literacy by making all students take an internationally recognised examination.

17 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

What would get your vote?


Issues like last year's deadly inferno on Fa Yuen Street, mainland mothers putting stress on local maternity services and ambiguous grading for liberal studies have led to most teenagers feeling that the current government has let them down. That's the findings of a recent survey conducted by the Hong Kong Institute of Education and Roundtable.

8 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Defenders of academic freedom 'deserve a statue'

The Hong Kong Institute of Education should erect a permanent reminder of its fight for academic freedom in the form of a stone tablet or statue, speakers at a forum on the topic said yesterday.

28 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Art attack and appreciation

Master of Arts - Contemporary Studio Art and Criticism Hong Kong Institute of Education

At school, students might be taught the techniques of drawing, painting and sculpting, but how often are they asked to appreciate or comment on an art piece?

3 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Value of learning

It is no coincidence that the candidates for the coming chief executive election have embraced an education agenda and have attended forums organised by education groups. Education matters, for it determines not only our city's competitiveness, but also the quality of our citizenry.

29 Nov 2011 - 12:00am