Free Disneyland tickets are to be given to selected pupils in every primary school class in Hong Kong in a HK$10 million initiative aimed at encouraging less academically gifted students to make the most of their potential.Sunday, 2 June, 2013, 8:18am
City University will set up a review committee to investigate the rough treatment of students who protested at a rally held last week during an opening ceremony on campus.13 May 2013 - 5:24am 1 comment
Hong Kong is not alone in having a strong exam culture. The rise of "managerialism" - the application of the business model of accountability, efficiency and surveillance to education - has had a profound effect in many countries. Education policy has been affected by globalisation as governments prioritised economic growth.21 Mar 2013 - 2:50am 5 comments
Exam stress and anxiety regarding results are part and parcel of being a student. While anxiety can be a driving force, it is more often an incapacitating factor in exam preparation.11 Mar 2013 - 10:33am
Hongkongers are the biggest meat-eaters in the world, according to a group that is trying to change all that for the good of the planet by offering schoolchildren a vegetarian lunch once a week.
Green Monday says the suppliers of lunch boxes to 350,000 children - 90 per cent of those who eat at school - have agreed to offer a meat-less option on Mondays from next month.5 Mar 2013 - 3:50am
Chen Lu is still a little bitter about a visa mishap that cost him the chance to go to India four years ago, but he used the experience as motivation and co-founded an online community that brings together mainland students and people with business ambitions.17 Feb 2013 - 5:38am
More than 7,500 pupils took part in a series of competitions organised by the Hok Yau Club, a non-governmental organisation, from September to January.27 Jan 2013 - 5:00am
More school outings, more encouragement from teachers and less homework would make pupils happier, a survey by members of the Boys and Girls Clubs Association has found.
A total of 513 pupils from Primary Four up to Form Three were asked to rank a list of what schools could do to make their time in school more pleasant.21 Jan 2013 - 4:59am
Students at primary and secondary schools in Guangdong province's Wuchuan city are being forced to buy their own desks and chairs for class, a Chinese newspaper reported on Tuesday.2 Jan 2013 - 1:16pm
The national education controversy came in at No 1 in the 2012 Hong Kong Secondary Students' Top 10 News Election.
The survey, organised by the politically independent Hok Yau Club, asked more than 85,000 pupils from 120 local secondary schools to pick, from 30 options, the top 10 most important news stories in their opinion.1 Jan 2013 - 4:52am
Cultural exchanges and the internet have helped narrow differences between young people divided by the Taiwan Strait, but they remain far apart over political ideals, according to survey by a leading Taiwanese magazine.17 Dec 2012 - 5:53am 2 comments
The number of students suffering from stress, anxiety and depression in Hong Kong is rising and, as the public becomes increasingly aware of mental health issues, more are coming forward to seek treatment.2 Dec 2012 - 3:53pm
Securing a university place remains the top priority for Hong Kong students. They are trained to sit through a series of highly competitive examinations to enter the institution they prefer. When the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) was introduced to replace the two-tier exam as part of the academic structure revamp, hopes were high that it would ease pressure on the students.27 Aug 2012 - 4:53am
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Inbound and outbound student figures continue to rise29 Aug 2012 - 3:06pm
Tommy Cheung Sau-yin did not allow himself a holiday yesterday even though he had reasons to celebrate - the 18-year-old Form Six student had been admitted to Chinese University's political science department, his top choice.18 Aug 2012 - 5:17am