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Ministry looks to boost physical activities at schools

China plans to increase exercise opportunities at schools to help children and teenagers become more physically active, a senior official with the Ministry of Education said on Friday. Students at primary, mi . . .

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Reading to Children? Ask questions and engage the child

This article raises some interesting issues. While it is well-known that reading to children can help to foster a love of books and to develop reading as a habit, it is interesting to note that the reader &nd . . .

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International students on the rise at Australian schools

There were more than 25,000 international students in Australian schools last year, an increase of 11 per cent on 2016, mostly arriving from China and India. What the schools do to accommodate these foreign stude . . .

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The ABCs of Chinese education

Here is a great set of statistical data on the progress of China’s education system in recent years. . . .

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Fix 'woeful' overseas student visa service, say UK universities

International students are "paying through the nose for a woefully inadequate document-checking service" for UK study visas, say universities. Some students are waiting 30 days for checks on the documents and . . .

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Poorest children three times more likely to miss out on extra-curricular activities, study finds

As any parent in Hong Kong (or elsewhere) well knows, many extra-curricular activities are expensive. While it is unfortunate that so many youngsters never get chance to join a football team, learn to da . . .

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1,600 take part in concerts for Asia Pacific Choral Summit that seek to eliminate school rivalries and promote shared learning

Hong Kong has just hosted on of its biggest choral events of its kind. The inaugural Asia Pacific Choral Summit aimed to cultivate a new generation of young choristers in the region, and saw the Asia Pacific Youth . . .

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No space at Hong Kong schools for children with special education needs

At least 20 children who require additional education support will have to endure long daily trips to new schools for the new academic year, due to the simple fact that their district school has no space for them. . . .

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