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Coronavirus: Australia reopens but pandemic limbo remains for international students

Coronavirus: Australia reopens but pandemic limbo remains for international students

When Sovia Gill saw the news this month that Australia would reopen its international borders in November, she was so relieved that she burst into ...
China’s tutelage ban increases the number of PhD students competing for high school apprenticeships and renews the debate on job competition and qualifications

China’s tutelage ban increases the number of PhD students competing for high school apprenticeships and renews the debate on job competition and qualifications

The revelation that most newly hired teachers in a high school in China have PhDs has sparked a national debate over the highly competitive job mar ...
Two-thirds of secondary school students in Hong Kong say teaching English has not prepared them for the future

Two-thirds of secondary school students in Hong Kong say teaching English has not prepared them for the future

About two-thirds of respondents in a recent survey of secondary school students in Hong Kong said that the English they learned in class was insuff ...
Parents of students with disabilities try to make up for the lost year

Parents of students with disabilities try to make up for the lost year

Caleb Bell is deaf, blind, and non-verbal. When classes at his Manhattan school went online last year, Bell needed his mother's h ...
Protests in Hong Kong: fingerprints removed from folder, notebook asks students to cancel plea for not guilty of explosives

Protests in Hong Kong: fingerprints removed from folder, notebook asks students to cancel plea for not guilty of explosives

A dozen fingerprints found in a makeshift explosives laboratory during the 2019 protests prompted a 19-year-old defendant to retract his previous p ...
Hong Kong students have an extraordinary conversation with Chinese astronauts orbiting the space station

Hong Kong students have an extraordinary conversation with Chinese astronauts orbiting the space station

About 200 Hong Kong students are preparing for a historic conversation with three mainland Chinese astronauts currently orbiting the earth aboard t ...
The Hpiness Index for Hong Kong students hits a 7-year high, “thanks to less social unrest and more free time amid the Covid-19 pandemic”

The Hpiness Index for Hong Kong students hits a 7-year high, “thanks to less social unrest and more free time amid the Covid-19 pandemic”

An index measuring the health of Hong Kong students has hit a seven-year high, with researchers attributing the surge to a fall in social unrest an ...
Child abuse cases in Hong Kong are skyrocketing during the Covid-19 pandemic, with some parents stressed by job and money worries, experts say

Child abuse cases in Hong Kong are skyrocketing during the Covid-19 pandemic, with some parents stressed by job and money worries, experts say

When a three-year-old boy showed up with fingernail prints on his swollen legs last month, his kindergarten teacher noticed this immediately. A me ...