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CY Leung: TSA to be cancelled after I leave
CHIEF Executive-designate Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (林鄭月娥) said on 28 March in a radio show that she hoped to discu...
2017.04.03
Students learn to fly with mock aeroplane
UNDER a flight training programme (衝上雲霄飛行計劃), students from SKH Holy Cross Primary School (聖公會聖十架小學) can...
2017.02.21
School-aged children too stressed
ACCORDING to clinical psychologist Daisy Chow (鄒凱詩), about five to six out of every 10 primary and kindergarten stude...
2017.02.17
Aviation interest soars with drones
STUDENTS of St Hilary’s Primary School will be learning all about drones. Between 30 and 40 Primary 1-3 students will t...
2017.01.17
No extra activities for one in four kids
EVERYONE wants a rich and fulfilling life. But some people live in poverty and do without necessities. Three local and t...
2016.12.19
Scramble for Primary 1 places
THE results of applications for discretionary Primary 1 places were released last week, and the success rate this time w...
2016.11.25
Schools hit for ‘inhumane’ acts
TWO schools have triggered controversies because of their policies. In the first case, parents questioned a school for b...
2016.11.16
Mixed results in Primary 3 TSA
PRIMARY Three students are doing slightly worse in Chinese but better in English and mathematics this year. This was re....
2016.11.15
Schools upset after subsidy axed
MANY schools are dismayed by the Education Bureau’s decision to scrap the extensive reading scheme (廣泛閱讀計劃 ) subs...
2016.11.15
Mountain lion prowls LA school
A mountain lion strolled into a high school in Los Angeles (洛杉磯). The big cat was spotted walking across the yard at ...
2016.04.20
School kids at new low for happiness
Hong Kong children are less happy than they were a year ago. Those aged eight to nine and over 14 suffered the most, mai...
2016.04.05
Major adjustments for TSA discussed
The government is willing to make “major adjustments” to the much-criticised Territorywide System Assessment (全港性系...
2015.12.03
Schools pairing plan to boost English
Fifty Hong Kong-based international schools will be paired with SAR primary and secondary schools if a plan to improve t...
2015.12.01
Ko: go easy on serving processed meat at schools
Secretary for Food and Health Ko Wing-man (食物及衞生局局長高永文) reiterated that lunch suppliers of primary and second...
2015.11.17
‘Smelly’ running tracks cause illness in school campuses
ABOUT a dozen running tracks in Chinese schools have been reported to have offensive odours causing sickness in students...
2015.11.11
End of TSA is not end of problems, say educators
SCRAPPING the Primary Three Territory-wide System Assessment (全港性系統評估) tests will not solve the problem of childr...
2015.11.09
Parents want an end to ‘school-centred’ TSA tests
PARENTS are campaigning for the scrapping of the Primary Three Territory-wide System Assessment (全港性系統評估). They a...
2015.10.27
High classroom computer usage lowers grades
COMPUTERS in classrooms are bad for grades. That is, at least, what one new study found. The study suggested that big in...
2015.09.23
School sports scheme proves to be a winner
A PILOT scheme to assign retired athletes to lead sports development at secondary schools has been a success, so the gov...
2015.09.21
Huge rush for strict tuition courses
WHILE many families were still asleep at 6am on Sunday, hundreds of parents were queueing at a Sha Tin (沙田) tuition ce...
2015.05.21
HK universities’ rankings tumble
THE Times Higher Education magazine defended its World Reputation Rankings that saw Hong Kong’s standing among the worl...
2015.03.18
CY plans more sister schools
THE government will spend an extra HK$228 million on Hong Kong students and teachers to forge closer ties with their mai...
2015.01.20
Getting the golden ticket
When it comes to school admissions in Hong Kong, our grades and reports are usually considered first. Are considerations...
2014.12.09
Thousands return to school
IT is back to school for 30,000 secondary students in Wan Chai (灣仔), and Central (中環) and Western (西環) districts a...
2014.10.09
Canadian school bans homework
ALMOST all students dislike doing homework. A primary school in Quebec (魁北克省), Canada (加拿大) has probably made its...
2014.09.24