Opinion pieces, commentary and analysis articles, and interviews with education experts focusing on the latest trends surrounding secondary school students and their needs and experiences.
Caritas Chai Wan Marden Foundation Secondary School will no longer operate Form One class from next academic year, close doors in 2026.
Education Bureau down plays the impact, but schools feel the absence of a record number of teachers who have quit since 2019 social unrest.
More than 41,000 Hong Kong pupils have been allocated their first choice of secondary school by centralised system.
Hong Kong’s Education Bureau says 49,448 eligible Primary Six children joined the secondary school places allocation system for 2022-23 academic year.
Secondary schools in Hong Kong say class numbers should be frozen and sizes reduced as pupil numbers fall.
Influx attributed to BN(O) scheme offering pathway to citizenship, with Nottinghamshire getting the most applications.
Education Bureau says teachers employed on non-civil service terms should sign a declaration pledging to uphold Hong Kong’s mini-constitution just as government staff do.
Students of higher forms will be first to return to campuses on April 19 for half-day classes.
Figure revealed by Education Bureau after lawmaker Michael Tien Puk-sun asks if strict anti-epidemic measures are pushing native English teachers to leave.
Hong Kong Association of the Heads of Secondary School urges exam authorities to allow students in infected households to sit assessments at special centres.
Local and international school heads describe positive response from bureau officials after they expressed concerns about summer break being advanced to March and April to free up campuses for Covid-19 fight.
Latest Education Bureau figures show there were 6,016 and 193 vacancies at secondary and primary schools respectively between August and end November.
Schools shorten Christmas, other breaks to let staff have eight weeks off for travel over summer.
The institutions explain how they will foster an understanding of national security and love for the country, as the government now requires schools to do.
Executive Council convenor Bernard Chan says Hong Kong faces problem over movement of pupils and teachers, with some leaving for family reasons.
‘Too many Hong Kong applicants,’ say some British schools that prefer a mix of foreign students.
Carrie Lam calls for principals to harness the power of sport to encourage stronger feelings of national pride in pupils.