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Italy bans unvaccinated children from school

Given the recent outbreak of measles occurring in US schools, this response from Italy seems to be the right way to go. The state has to weigh up the rights of parents to choose what is best for their childre . . .

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Ethnic minority students in Hong Kong only understand 70 per cent of class syllabus because of weak Chinese language foundation

Ethnic minority students in Hong Kong only understand 70 per cent of what is taught in class, a survey has found, raising concern about a lack of support for this group in the education system. Non-Chinese ethnic . . .

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Climate strikes spread worldwide as students call for action

ITS has reported before on the European student movement that has been responsible for strikes in European schools as a way of trying to promote a more positive climate change agenda. This latest article on the B . . .

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'You can fly planes': The students who are inspiring younger siblings

This article about how younger people can be inspired by the success of their older siblings in attending universities is very interesting and inspirational. It also strikes very close to my own heart. I am t . . .

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Radios for exams (?!) - It's time for the Hong Kong Education Bureau to modernize

Radios are still being used for Chinese and English tests in the final year of local secondary schools. This is apparently causing stress, as a recent survey showed that 60% of the students have never used a radio . . .

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The importance of remaining ethical

The recent news of the US college admissions scandal goes to show the disregard of the sense of fairness which we value in our society. Students that have solicited illegal services to cheat the system are now und . . .

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The US college admissions bribery scandal is just a new form of an old problem

Many proponents of fair and equitable access to the top US universities are outraged over the recent revelations that certain undeserving students were admitted to many prestigious US universities through a backdo . . .

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Hong Kong welcomes its first kindergarten to be taught in Italian

The Italian International Kindergarten will be the 1st kindergarten in Hong Kong that teaches Italian, along with English and some Mandarin Chinese. Not only will the curriculum be taught in Italian, the kindergar . . .

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