Institute of Education

Teach China's history in schools: Institute of Education president

Stephen Cheung Yan-leung. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong's schools should teach more about China's history and culture without branding it as national education, the incoming head of the city's teacher training college has said.

Saturday, 23 March, 2013, 4:58am

Mogul gives millions to education institute

Property developer Joseph Lau Luen-hung has pledged HK$20 million to the Institute of Education. The donation from Lau's charitable trust will support the institute's Asia Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change and a new chair in education leadership, among other initiatives. Forbes magazine lists Lau, 58, the chairman of Chinese Estates Holdings, as the world's 129th richest man.

30 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In relation to the report 'Fanny Law likely to lead Tung Wah hospital group' on page A3 on Saturday, we wish to clarify that the commission of inquiry into certain allegations relating to the Institute of Education did not find that Mrs Law had pressured the president of the institute to dismiss a staff member. We apologise for the error and any inconvenience caused.

29 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

'Due course' means years

Lawmakers are waiting for government responses on a dozen education issues, one of which dates back more than seven years, a paper issued by the Legislative Council education panel this week revealed.

13 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Judgment day for ping pong parents

Wally Yeung Chun-kuen's working hours may be occupied these days listening to accusations flying back and forth across a room at the Institute of Education inquiry.

But in his spare time he's likely to be intently watching a small white ball flying back and forth across a net, usually struck by his 15-year-old son.

14 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Strikers wooed

THE Education Department promised to improve transitional arrangements for 400 Institute of Education lecturers who went on strike a month ago. The promises came on the eve of a deadline given by the lecturers, who have been seconded from the department to the new institute.

7 Oct 1994 - 12:00am

Logo inspirations for Institute of Education

THE Hong Kong Institute of Education received nearly 200 entries for its logo design competition.

Ten winning designs were selected by a panel of six adjudicators recently. Each winning entry will be awarded a cash prize of $1,000.

2 Jul 1994 - 12:00am

Stop wasting resources

I AM writing to make a heartfelt plea to those who are setting up the new Institute of Education.

5 May 1993 - 12:00am