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21 09, 2019

How do Hong Kong’s student protests compare with those worldwide?

By | 2019-09-21T04:15:10+00:00 September 21st, 2019|Education|Comments Off on How do Hong Kong’s student protests compare with those worldwide?

Since the start of the school term in Hong Kong earlier this month, students from secondary schools and universities have formed so-called human chains, linking hands in a show of support for the anti-government movement gripping the city for months.Wh...

20 09, 2019

On its 30th anniversary and throughout the years, OUHK plays the role of an ambassador for Chinese culture

By | 2019-09-20T04:22:12+00:00 September 20th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on On its 30th anniversary and throughout the years, OUHK plays the role of an ambassador for Chinese culture

[Sponsored Article] The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) has always taken an active part in promoting Chinese culture. Not only does it organize cultural activities for members of the public and of the University on a regular basis, it also encoura...

20 09, 2019

From distance learning education provider to full-fledged university: OUHK’s 30 years of transformation

By | 2019-09-20T04:12:35+00:00 September 20th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on From distance learning education provider to full-fledged university: OUHK’s 30 years of transformation

[Sponsored Article] The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK), celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, boasts a unique history and a remarkable course of transformation. Its modest beginnings were nonetheless significant: it was founded by governmen...

19 09, 2019

Former Hong Kong leader CY Leung slams education chief over cases of teachers’ protest comments on social media

By | 2019-09-19T15:04:20+00:00 September 19th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Former Hong Kong leader CY Leung slams education chief over cases of teachers’ protest comments on social media

Two public school teachers were suspended for online remarks on the ongoing protests, it emerged on Thursday, as former Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying accused the city’s education chief of mishandling the sector in relation to the anti-government mov...

19 09, 2019

Hong Kong’s school students and teachers are suffering from emotional problems over anti-government protests, survey finds

By | 2019-09-19T13:07:51+00:00 September 19th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Hong Kong’s school students and teachers are suffering from emotional problems over anti-government protests, survey finds

More than 40 per cent of the schools polled in a survey reported emotional problems among students caused by the ongoing anti-government protests, while a quarter of them spotted similar issues among teachers.In eight per cent of the 66 primary and 102...

17 09, 2019

Hong Kong protests: Baptist University students threaten to besiege president’s office again if he fails to condemn arrest of pupil

By | 2019-09-17T13:52:56+00:00 September 17th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Hong Kong protests: Baptist University students threaten to besiege president’s office again if he fails to condemn arrest of pupil

Students of Hong Kong Baptist University have threatened to besiege the varsity president’s office again, outraged by what they consider a failure of the institution to support a campus reporter who was arrested while covering anti-government protests ...

16 09, 2019

Bottom-up approach may be best way to solve social unrest in Hong Kong, says government youth adviser

By | 2019-09-16T13:32:33+00:00 September 16th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Bottom-up approach may be best way to solve social unrest in Hong Kong, says government youth adviser

The director of a youth-focused think tank in Hong Kong believes a bottom-up approach would be better than a top-down one when it comes to solving the social unrest in the city.Lau Ming-wai, who heads an independent think tank MWYO, and is vice-chairma...

15 09, 2019

Hong Kong should focus on encouraging workforce of future to learn practical skills, says VTC boss

By | 2019-09-15T04:03:35+00:00 September 15th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Hong Kong should focus on encouraging workforce of future to learn practical skills, says VTC boss

Subsidies should be given to support quality degree programmes more oriented towards practical skills to boost Hong Kong’s long-term economic development, the chairman of the city’s largest vocational education provider has said.Dr Roy Chung Chi-ping s...

14 09, 2019

Hong Kong protests: hundreds of pupils hold peaceful rally in Central as parents, teachers and opposition lawmakers offer support

By | 2019-09-14T14:30:48+00:00 September 14th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Hong Kong protests: hundreds of pupils hold peaceful rally in Central as parents, teachers and opposition lawmakers offer support

Hundreds of Hong Kong secondary school pupils rallied in Central on Saturday in a peaceful anti-government protest.The six pupils who organised the event in Edinburgh Place said 500 people attended the rally, which lasted for more than three hours from...

13 09, 2019

Hong Kong school will not interfere with views of teacher accused of targeting police officers and their families over anti-government protests

By | 2019-09-13T04:56:37+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Hong Kong school will not interfere with views of teacher accused of targeting police officers and their families over anti-government protests

A Hong Kong primary school has decided not to interfere with a teacher’s political views on the anti-government protests, despite pressure from police unions.Yuen Long Public Middle School Alumni Association Primary School made its stance clear on Thur...