Correspondent, Hong Kong
William is a journalist with more than 15 years of experience who specialises in education. Prior to joining the Post in 2021, he worked at a number of radio stations and Chinese-language newspapers.
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University launched global research for next leader after incumbent Wei Shyy announced his resignation in November.
Prices have slumped further since January as more families leave Hong Kong, consultant says.
English Schools Foundation tells parents in a letter that it will offer the grant to students amid the ‘challenging times’ of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Government earlier said a third of kindergarten pupils would be allowed to return to their classrooms from Tuesday, another third on May 10 and the rest on May 16.
Worried about causing nosebleeds in children, some parents plot ways to get around government rule on daily rapid antigen tests.
Bureau asks teachers not to be ‘misled by the rumours’ that government would amend rules of existing provident fund schemes to stop exodus of educators.
Professor Rocky Tuan will be reappointed for three years commencing January 1, 2024, as four other universities begin global search for new heads.
English Schools Foundation tells parents fees will be raised to attract and retain high-quality teachers.
Undergraduate representative says students fear proposal could lead to ‘white terror’ on campus.
Ronson Chan, chairman of Hong Kong Journalists Association, says topic of disbandment came up during special three-hour meeting.
Three candidates went to Penny’s Bay isolation camp on Friday morning by designated taxis.
Counsellor at student guidance centre Hok Yau Club says parents looking for information do not want to disturb their children who are in exam preparation mode.
Sponsored by Hong Kong Jockey Club, students from secondary schools will compete for 11 awards in nine categories.
Under new arrangements, local schools or individual classes can hold full-day lessons if 90 per cent of students have received two doses of vaccine.
Cross-infection risks on campus are ‘very high’ because the Omicron variant is extremely transmissible via short-range airborne particles, expert warns.
About 17,000 jobs listed on universities’ portal, with average starting pay rising to HK$18,336 a month.
Decline comes as health minister Sophia Chan says rapid testing could be implemented more widely, cites daily use among school students and care home residents.
ESF kindergartens forced to wait until May to resume in-person teaching as result of different registrations from other international counterparts.
Suspect passed a note to teller at China Construction Bank (Asia) in Yau Ma Tei, claiming he had a gun.
Students and teachers are required to conduct rapid tests every day, and only those who have tested negative will be allowed back on campus.
Unvaccinated students will be barred from non-academic activities when face-to-face classes resume, city leader Carrie Lam says.
Students of higher forms will be first to return to campuses on April 19 for half-day classes.
HKU’s dentistry programme climbs one rung to No 2 in the world.
Figure revealed by Education Bureau after lawmaker Michael Tien Puk-sun asks if strict anti-epidemic measures are pushing native English teachers to leave.
Education chief Kevin Yeung says centres will be set up at the government’s isolation facility at Penny’s Bay for exam candidates who are close contacts of Covid-19 patients or infected themselves.
Dr Joseph Tsang says details of at-home testing exercise should be clarified, adding that there was a lack of incentives for residents to declare their test results.
Only eight out of 161 respondents with allergies said they suffered adverse reactions after receiving at least one dose, according to Hong Kong Allergy Association survey.
Of the 1,348 educators polled by the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers, 85 per cent say resumption should be based on daily number of infections.
Labour minister Law Chi-kwong says special interdepartmental task force to convene next week to review ways to improve conditions at care homes.
Vaccine committee co-convener Professor Ivan Hung says both ‘BioNTech and Sinovac jabs are very safe’ for children.