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21 11, 2019

More Hong Kong protesters leave Polytechnic University in surrender, dozens still barricaded inside besieged campus

By | 2019-11-21T03:04:19+00:00 November 21st, 2019|Education|Comments Off on More Hong Kong protesters leave Polytechnic University in surrender, dozens still barricaded inside besieged campus

Another group of diehard protesters has left the besieged Polytechnic University campus and surrendered to police, as Hong Kong’s transport system returned to relative normality on Thursday morning.Police continued to seal off the Hung Hom site as the ...

18 11, 2019

Why boarding school may not be best for children aged 14 to 18

By | 2019-11-18T09:58:53+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Why boarding school may not be best for children aged 14 to 18

[Sponsored Article] In the first of South China Morning Post’s new EdTalk video series, in which education specialists discuss pertinent issues surrounding education, we chat to American David Lovelin, high school principal at Hong Kong Internatio...

18 11, 2019

Primary One places at Hong Kong schools revealed after anxious wait for parents

By | 2019-11-18T08:57:02+00:00 November 18th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Primary One places at Hong Kong schools revealed after anxious wait for parents

Anxious parents flocked to Hong Kong schools on Monday to see if they were successful in securing the Primary One school places they wanted for their children.They turned up at schools in the morning to check the discretionary allocations despite socia...

17 11, 2019

Amid Hong Kong protests, universities shut campuses to outsiders

By | 2019-11-17T14:38:09+00:00 November 17th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Amid Hong Kong protests, universities shut campuses to outsiders

Two Hong Kong universities will ban outsiders on Monday under heightened security after a week of violent clashes on city campuses occupied by anti-government protesters.The new arrangements, already adopted by the University of Hong Kong and with deta...

16 11, 2019

Just like Beethoven: Teenager won’t let hearing loss stop her love for music and playing the violin

By | 2019-11-16T01:00:13+00:00 November 16th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Just like Beethoven: Teenager won’t let hearing loss stop her love for music and playing the violin

Keeping the violin firm between her left shoulder and jaw, Jesse So Ka-po slides the bow smoothly along the strings to produce an elegant, high-pitched melody of the popular Canto-pop song Proud of You.It is no small feat for someone born with hearing ...

13 11, 2019

Hong Kong’s Education Bureau slammed for delay in suspending classes amid chaos in the city

By | 2019-11-13T14:22:43+00:00 November 13th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Hong Kong’s Education Bureau slammed for delay in suspending classes amid chaos in the city

Hong Kong’s education officials came under fire on Wednesday for suspending classes only after three straight days of travel mayhem.The Education Bureau announced the closure of kindergartens, primary and secondary schools on Thursday, citing safety co...

13 11, 2019

Stay or go? Hong Kong’s international students pack their bags amid protest chaos

By | 2019-11-13T13:09:02+00:00 November 13th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Stay or go? Hong Kong’s international students pack their bags amid protest chaos

Maya Boehm, an American exchange student at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), has her bags packed to fly home at a moment’s notice. On Tuesday, St Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, told the 20-year-old that she and her classmates had been...

12 11, 2019

Hong Kong parents, teachers and educators’ unions slam government for not suspending classes amid campus protest violence

By | 2019-11-12T14:35:25+00:00 November 12th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Hong Kong parents, teachers and educators’ unions slam government for not suspending classes amid campus protest violence

The Hong Kong government has come under fire from parents, teachers and trade unions for refusing to suspend classes in primary and secondary schools as citywide protests, work walkouts and traffic mayhem entered its second day.But Chief Executive Carr...

12 11, 2019

EMBA reveals other sides of business world

By | 2019-11-12T02:09:51+00:00 November 12th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on EMBA reveals other sides of business world

[Sponsored Article] After a decade or more in the corporate world, high-flying executives often realise the best way to keep their careers moving forward is to go back to school.  They may be already be leading teams, running projects and overseein...

10 11, 2019

Classes suspended at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology as campus repairs to be carried out following ‘mass-scale malicious vandalism’

By | 2019-11-10T11:47:29+00:00 November 10th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Classes suspended at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology as campus repairs to be carried out following ‘mass-scale malicious vandalism’

A Hong Kong university caught in a storm after the death of one of its students will suspend classes on Monday due to “mass-scale malicious vandalism” on campus last week.In a statement issued on Sunday, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technolo...