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Upcoming Events - Updated on May 29, 2015
Northumbria University's Programmes Information Seminar PolyU School of Professional Education and Executive Development (SPEED) Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 14:30 to 16:00 / Hunghom
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Rich cultural experience sharpens global perspective
Students with their sights set on a career in business know that “international outlook” is a prerequisite frequently cited by potential employers.
After 800 years, Oxford University has first woman vice-chancellor
Oxford University is to appoint its first female vice-chancellor since its records began nearly 800 years ago, after Professor Louise Richardson was nominated for the university’s most senior office.
Critics decry Hong Kong kindergarten policy proposals as 'fake free education'
A new report giving recommendations for free kindergarten education has been overshadowed by worries about inadequate subsidies for rent, teaching and other areas...
Parents may still have to pay for children after ‘free kindergarten’ policy, report says
Absence of full subsidies for whole-day schools, coupled with private leases, mean some parents will still have to pay, government advisers say. Parents of about 40 per cent...
Hong Kong students need inspiration, not more tests, to excel
Sun Kwok looks at how HKU's science curriculum has been reformed to shift education away from rote and abstract learning, to instead create a passionfor problem-solving and a wider...
How social listening can help your business
Social marketing is ultimately about creating word of mouth—otherwise I say you’re just advertising. Smart marketers go beyond broadcasting, utilising social...
80pc of Hong Kong student teachers lack sexual and gender diversity knowledge: study
Most education students haven't been taught sexual diversity, study finds. More than 80 per cent of those training to become teachers in the city have never received any education...
Elite school in Stanley gets flak over HK$1m priority admission scheme
Primary school in Stanley is accused of elitism by asking parents to buy into scheme under which children skip part of interview process. A private primary school linked...
In internet age, children must be educated about online privacy
Children's right to privacy online has long been a vexed issue. That is reflected in a UN convention that upholds it, but also upholds the right of parents to exercise their responsibilities,
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