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5 04, 2020

Coronavirus: stress over university entrance exams has skyrocketed amid Hong Kong school closures, study finds

By | 2020-04-05T11:09:02+00:00 April 5th, 2020|Education|Comments Off on Coronavirus: stress over university entrance exams has skyrocketed amid Hong Kong school closures, study finds

The stress levels of Hong Kong students sitting for the upcoming university entrance examination are at an all-time high amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, which has forced schools to close, according to a study released on Sunday.The study, comprisin...

3 04, 2020

Coronavirus: Hong Kong education officials mulling backup plans for university entrance exams as further delay or cancellation looms

By | 2020-04-03T00:30:07+00:00 April 3rd, 2020|Education|Comments Off on Coronavirus: Hong Kong education officials mulling backup plans for university entrance exams as further delay or cancellation looms

Education officials in Hong Kong are mulling contingency plans for the city’s university entrance examinations following a one-month postponement caused by the coronavirus pandemic, as further delays or even cancellations loom.The Post has learned the ...

1 04, 2020

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By | 2020-04-01T16:00:17+00:00 April 1st, 2020|Education|Comments Off on Join our ESF Family now

[Sponsored Article] Getting the right school for children is often the most important decision every family has to make. Thankfully, Hong Kong is home to some of the best schools in the world. ESF is the largest international school organisation in H...

1 04, 2020

Coronavirus: University of Hong Kong final-year medical students sit exams as government exempts event from ban on gatherings

By | 2020-04-01T15:06:37+00:00 April 1st, 2020|Education|Comments Off on Coronavirus: University of Hong Kong final-year medical students sit exams as government exempts event from ban on gatherings

Some 200 medical students at the University of Hong Kong sat their final-year exams on Wednesday despite the coronavirus pandemic, after the government exempted the event from a ban on gatherings of more than four people on the grounds that their gradu...

31 03, 2020

Hong Kong student arrested after forum at University of Science and Technology turned violent

By | 2020-03-31T01:13:20+00:00 March 31st, 2020|Education|Comments Off on Hong Kong student arrested after forum at University of Science and Technology turned violent

A Hong Kong University of Science and Technology student was arrested on Monday in connection with an incident at the university last year during which at least four other students were injured.On November 6, hundreds of students met HKUST president We...

30 03, 2020

Harrow Hong Kong drops ‘Amnesty International’ programme after parents raise concerns

By | 2020-03-30T23:00:14+00:00 March 30th, 2020|Education|Comments Off on Harrow Hong Kong drops ‘Amnesty International’ programme after parents raise concerns

A prestigious international school in Hong Kong has decided to scrap a summer-term programme that allowed students to role-play human rights activists after parents expressed concerns.Harrow International School Hong Kong, located in Tuen Mun, issued a...

30 03, 2020

YCIS is revolutionising e-learning

By | 2020-03-30T07:56:28+00:00 March 30th, 2020|Education|Comments Off on YCIS is revolutionising e-learning

[Sponsored Article] Amid the frustrating school suspension over the coronavirus outbreak, Yew Chung International School (YCIS) is keen to maintain the momentum of its mission in teaching. It was among the first schools in Hong Kong to launch an innov...

30 03, 2020

Coronavirus: hundreds to sit Hong Kong medical school exams this week despite new ban on public gatherings

By | 2020-03-30T07:46:01+00:00 March 30th, 2020|Education|Comments Off on Coronavirus: hundreds to sit Hong Kong medical school exams this week despite new ban on public gatherings

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and Chinese University medical schools will hold written exams for hundreds of students this week after receiving special exemptions to a ban on gatherings of more than four people that took effect on Sunday, with the ...

26 03, 2020

Switzerland to pull funding from German Swiss International School in Hong Kong, threatens legal action over name

By | 2020-03-26T09:52:37+00:00 March 26th, 2020|Education|Comments Off on Switzerland to pull funding from German Swiss International School in Hong Kong, threatens legal action over name

Switzerland says it will withdraw from a prestigious international school in Hong Kong that it helps fund after its attempts to have more say in running the campuses were voted down last week.Government officials also threatened the German Swiss Intern...

25 03, 2020

Coronavirus: British exam board latest to cancel secondary education tests amid global pandemic battle

By | 2020-03-25T15:20:44+00:00 March 25th, 2020|Education|Comments Off on Coronavirus: British exam board latest to cancel secondary education tests amid global pandemic battle

Britain’s Pearson Edexcel, whose curriculum is studied in more than 80 countries, on Wednesday became the latest international testing body to cancel its International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) exams amid the growing coronaviru...