HKBU right to put on security course: Kevin Yeung

Education minister Kevin Yeung on Monday backed Baptist University's decision to make students attend courses on national security, saying the move is in accordance with the security law. The university announced earlier in the day that undergraduate students who enrol from this September will have to complete a national security...

30th HKTDC Education & Careers Expo opens today

HONG KONG, Jul 15, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 30th edition of the HKTDC Education & Careers Expo opened today and runs until 18 July (Sunday) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The expo is...

HK must push ahead with patriotic education: CE

The Chief Executive, Carrie Lam, said on Saturday that Hong Kong must boldly push ahead with patriotic education. She said youngsters had been misled - and their values must be rectified. Speaking at a forum, the CE said the SAR had lacked patriotic education, both before and after the handover....

HKTDC Education & Careers Expo opens next week

HONG KONG, Jul 6, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 30th edition of the HKTDC Education & Careers Expo runs from 15 to 18 July (Thursday to Sunday) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The event...

Govt investigates class suspension at troubled school

The Education Bureau said on Monday that it is investigating the suspension of classes at a private school in Tsim Sha Tsui over financial problems. Mount Kelly School Hong Kong has reportedly told parents in an email that it needs time to sort out its finances and carry out a...

Govt dismisses risk from ‘pro-violence’ teacher union

Legislator after legislator on Friday warned the government it must watch out for the pro-democracy Professional Teachers' Union (PTU), making a series of claims against the body as it supports members struck off over protest-related complaints. From "spreading wrong ideas", to "backing black violence", Hong Kong's largest teachers' union does...

We’ll get national education right from now on: CE

Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Wednesday that the government is determined to improve national education in Hong Kong, in part to make sure that Beijing's beneficial policies towards the SAR don't go to waste. At a question and answer session in Legco, Lam said that without a doubt, national...

Panels propose new name for liberal studies

2021-03-31 HKT 19:14" title="Advisory panels have recommended the Education Bureau to rename the liberal studies subject as "Citizenship and Social Development". Photo: RTHK"> Advisory panels have recommended the Education Bureau to rename the liberal studies subject as "Citizenship and Social Development". Photo: RTHK Panels advising the Education Bureau have proposed...

Engineers Worldwide Today are Building a Sustainable Tomorrow

PARIS, FRANCE, Mar 4, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Engineering has been an important profession, helping to tackle major issues such as poverty reduction, climate resilience, public health and sustainable development. "The foremost problem facing the world today is sustaining human development and preserving the planet. Whenever there...

Govt lays out national security education programme

2021-02-04 HKT 20:11" title="Students in Hong Kong will start learning about the national security law from the junior primary level, according to the government's curriculum framework. File Photo: RTHK"> Students in Hong Kong will start learning about the national security law from the junior primary level, according to the government's...