Lawmakers this week criticised the government's 'inflexibility' in refusing to make evening school classes free for adult learners despite appeals from across the political divide.Saturday, 19 April, 2008, 12:00am
The government plans to give a one-off cash injection of HK$200 million for schools to upgrade information technology in their classrooms.
The proposal was yesterday welcomed by educators, but they urged the government to allow the schools flexibility in how they spent the money.27 Oct 2007 - 12:00am
Rumours are abuzz that the government is considering the extension of compulsory, free schooling to cover kindergartens. Officials have reportedly approached the pre-primary sector to seek views on how the government might channel more resources to it.30 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
Two of the 20 primary schools ordered to cease Primary One classes after this year have decided to appeal against the government decision.
The Education and Manpower Bureau (EMB) told the schools on Monday to stop the classes as they had failed to enrol the minimum 23 pupils for the coming school year.3 Mar 2005 - 12:00am
More than 6,000 parents, teachers and pupils from about 20 primary schools joined a 'yellow ribbon' protest yesterday against the government's decision to shut under-enrolled Primary 1 classes - and eventually to close their schools.
The participants wore yellow ribbons or stickers in schools to express their opposition to the impending closures.27 Mar 2004 - 12:00am