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Vocational education group unveiled

The Government today announced the establishment of the Task Force on Promotion of Vocational Education with Roy Chung as its chairman.   The group will advise the Secretary for Education on strategies to raise community awareness and recognition of vocational education.   It will study local and international practices, and may consult key stakeholders and […]

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Gifted education head appointed

Prof Ng Tai-kai has been appointed the new Executive Director of the Academy for Gifted Education from June 1.   Secretary for Education Eddie Ng welcomed the appointment, saying Prof Ng is a forerunner in gifted education, devoted to nurturing local gifted students.   “The Education Bureau has placed gifted education as a priority through […]

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Gifted education head appointed

Prof Ng Tai-kai has been appointed the new Executive Director of the Academy for Gifted Education from June 1. ? Secretary for Education Eddie Ng welcomed the appointment, saying Prof Ng is a … Full News here – Hong Kong News latest RSS headlines – Hong Kong News.net

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HK education world class: Eddie Ng

Hong Kong shares a common vision with leading education systems around the world, and the Government will work with stakeholders to provide effective education, Secretary for Education Eddie Ng says.   Speaking on the final day of his visit to Belgium and Finland, Mr Ng emphasised the importance of nurturing the next generation through planned […]

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Education chief learns from Finland

Secretary for Education Eddie Ng has met educators and visited institutes in Finland to learn about the country’s practices and development plans as a leader in education.   Finland’s Ministry of Education & Culture Permanent Secretary Anita Lehikoinen briefed him on the country’s education policies and strategies. Mr Ng also met Helsinki Mayor Jussi Pajunen, […]

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Education chief builds ties in Brussels

Secretary for Education Eddie Ng has met with senior officials in Belgium to strengthen Hong Kong’s education ties with European Union member states.   In Brussels yesterday, Mr Ng met with the European Commission’s Director-General for Education & Culture Jan Truszczyński and other senior officials to discuss education issues and co-operation opportunities.   Mr Ng […]

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Education chief to visit Belgium, Finland

Secretary for Education Eddie Ng will depart tomorrow for a duty visit to Belgium and Finland to strengthen Hong Kong’s education ties with European Union countries and learn more about the latest developments and practices in the EU system.   In Brussels Mr Ng will visit and exchange views with senior officials of the European […]

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Education chief calls for prudence

Secretary for Education Eddie Ng has called for students, teachers and school managements not to engage in or allow students to participate in unlawful activities.   Speaking to the media today, Mr Ng said the Education Bureau has noted concern over the Occupy Central movement, and worries students might be persuaded to join unsafe or […]

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Identities blurred in education scramble

There has been much finger-wagging ever since the prestigious British school Malvern College said its planned Hong Kong campus will reserve up to 90 per cent of places for expatriate children. But how does it plan to enforce it? Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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IT education consultation launched

Secretary for Education Eddie Ng today launched a consultation on the fourth strategy on information technology in education.   He said the move will help produce a roadmap for IT development in education.   Under the title ‘Realising IT Potential, Unleashing Learning Power’, the strategy suggests using more IT in interactive learning and teaching to […]

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Education minister comes under fire for $2.6m bill for trips

Education minister Eddie Ng Hak-kim came under attack from lawmakers yesterday for spending more than HK$ 2.6 million on 13 working trips outside the city in the past 18 months. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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HK, NZ sign education pact

The Education Bureau and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority today signed a cooperation arrangement on the development of qualifications frameworks at a meeting in Wellington.   Attending the signing ceremony, Secretary for Education Eddie Ng said the arrangement fosters experience exchange in developing and implementing qualifications frameworks between the two places.   Building on an […]

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More education opportunities planned

The Government is committed to providing quality, flexible and diversified study pathways with multiple entry and exit points for secondary school leavers, Secretary for Education Eddie Ng says.   Speaking at the Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s 24th Education & Careers Expo today, Mr Ng said a city’s prosperity depends on its people’s talent, skills […]

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Education council nominations open

Nominations are open for the Council on Professional Conduct in Education until February 14, the Education Bureau says.   Schools can nominate one serving regular registered teacher to stand for election, and teachers may run independently with the support of 60 serving teachers in the same type of school.   Education organisations which have joined […]

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Education Bureau rapped over Cantonese ‘not an official language’ gaffe

An article on the Education Bureau’s website claiming “Cantonese is not an official language” has been removed after criticism. The article aimed to promote the importance of bilingualism and trilingualism as the city “develops alongside the rapidly growing China” and “the daily usage of Mandarin [in Hong Kong] becomes common”. Full News here – Hong Kong […]

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