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Mark Bray

Wolves lurking in the shadows of education

For more than a decade, education professor Mark Bray has been intrigued by the growing phenomenon of students attending tutorial centres. Haven't they had enough class time after a day in school?

Thursday, 19 July, 2012, 12:00am

Get all stakeholders involved in finding ways to improve our education system

I refer to the report ('Mass tutoring churning out 'robot pupils'', May 19) and Alex Lo's article ('Schools' failure the fuel for tutor industry', May 19).

In the report, Mark Bray, professor of comparative education at the University of Hong Kong, said parents should 'not neglect the personal development of their children'.

2 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Mass tutoring churning out 'robot pupils'

Preliminary results of a survey of Hong Kong pupils show most have tutors, but a former education chief at the United Nations says this is not a recipe for success.

19 May 2012 - 12:00am

Universal schooling creates its own problems in Africa

THERE CAN BE FEW better places to work than the top floor of offices just off Paris's famed Champs Elysee and a short walk from the Eiffel Tower.

9 Sep 2006 - 12:00am