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Universities for seniors needed
CHINA needs more educational institutions for the aged as the need grows with an ageing population, an educator said. Si...
2017.05.16
Chan: education stuck in past
THE next secretary for education should not adopt outgoing secretary Eddie Ng Hak-kim’s (吳克儉) mentality and colonial...
2017.05.12
Education Bureau gets cash boost
IN an unprecedented move, Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po (陳茂波) announced an HK$18 billion boost to education exp...
2017.05.04
Lam pledges education support
CHIEF executive candidate Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (林鄭月娥) promised to spend more on education, subsidise housing f...
2017.02.17
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 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
Question marks over STEM lessons for youngsters
COURSES related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are all the rage worldwide, and Hong Kong is ...
2016.11.08
Don’t be conned, parents warned
SOME education companies are using underhand tactics to trick parents, the Consumer Council (消費者委員會) has warned. T...
2016.10.21
Hong Kong to train its own vets
HONG Kong students who want to become veterinarians will no longer have to go overseas to study for their degree. A six-...
2016.09.23
Hong Kong third in English test
HONG Kong ranked third among Asian countries and regions in IELTS – the International English Language Testing System (...
2016.09.20
Physical activity is the key to happiness and good health
How much physical exercise do you do every day? One hour? Half an hour? Or almost none? Then you need to do more – much...
2016.09.16
Emma Watson takes a year off from acting
DO you know who Emma Watson (愛瑪.華生) is? She is the actress who portrayed Hermione Granger (妙麗) in the Harry Potter ...
2016.03.01
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
Study: computers may be waste of class time
COMPUTERS and electronic devices have entered almost every part of our lives, including the classroom. But a new study d...
2015.09.23
Boy, 11, puts faith in memory masters
A father is seeking Education Bureau (教育局) permission for his new migrant son to be homeschooled by memory masters as...
2015.09.01
Finland schools to teach by topics
WHAT is your favourite subject?” This question may be a thing of the past soon, at least in the Nordic (北歐的) country...
2015.04.13
HK’s wealthy worry about education
HONG KONG has 56,000 people with liquid assets of more than HK$10 million — and most are worried about their children’...
2015.03.30
A universal education
Some say going to university is the experience of a lifetime. So what can you expect from life if and when you move up t...
2015.03.03
Policy promises
Public policy is not just the affair of adults; it also affects every teen in both the short and long run. Junior Standa...
2015.01.27
Education minister under scrutiny
THE former deputy of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office (港澳辦), now a key Beijing (北京) adviser, says the SAR’s ...
2015.01.14
Hong Kong falls in English ranking
ENGLISH language proficiency has plunged in Hong Kong, leaving it behind Taiwan (台灣), Japan (日本), Shanghai (上海) an...
2014.11.19
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