CUHK professor apologises for uproar caused by controversial protest remark on ethnic minorities

CUHK professor apologises for uproar caused by controversial protest remark on ethnic minorities

Ethnic minorities group accuses CUHK professor of remark laden with racial discrimination during lecture. Photo Credit: Don North

Hong Kong’s Chinese language curriculum may be “trimmed” down, concerning educators

Hong Kong’s Chinese language curriculum may be “trimmed” down, concerning educators

A document suggesting the streamlining of the Chinese language curriculum is open to public opinion until 16 October, 2019. Photo: “small_IMG_9263” by side guacamole is licensed under CC BY-SA…

BREAKING: Two resignations at senior management level of HKU

BREAKING: Two resignations at senior management level of HKU

Dr Steven J Cannon and Professor T S Andy Hor to depart from their positions at HKU. Photo: Main Building HKU by Ka-Fai,So

Diversity List: Developing Learning Agility in Vocational Education

Diversity List: Developing Learning Agility in Vocational Education

Ms Huseina Tyebkhan calls for a paradigm shift in teaching-learning from asking ‘if-then’ to focus more on ‘what-if’ instead. (Photo credit: Chris Lusher)

To Carrie Lam: If it was my maiden Policy Address, I would………

To Carrie Lam: If it was my maiden Policy Address, I would………

Dr Rizwan Ullah offers suggestions to the Chief Executive to make every ethnic-monrity policy count. Photo: Dr Ullah with his students (credit: Zubin Foundation)

Diversity: The Education Segregation in Hong Kong

Diversity: The Education Segregation in Hong Kong

Dr Theresa Cunanan calls for a more cohesive and coherent Chinese language curriculum for non-Chinese speaking students to kick-start Harbour Times’ Diversity series in collaboration with…

Cross-border students up 118% in five years

Cross-border students up 118% in five years

Education Secretary Eddie Ng provides the latest statistics on the number of cross-border students and the measures the government is taking to address the surge.

E-learning for everyone!

E-learning for everyone!

Hong Kong has launched a free electronic learning (e-learning) programme for all primary and secondary school students. It’s a mirror of a programme that began in…

Mortal Blow Part II: HKU’s reputation and rankings with UK students, profs – HKU and HK’s academic reputation abroad

Mortal Blow Part II: HKU’s reputation and rankings with UK students, profs – HKU and HK’s academic reputation abroad

Controversy at HKU may impact its reputational dimension in international rankings, but quantitative measures may compensate. An examination of recent rankings, their in-depth composition and…

Mortal Blow: HKU’s reputation takes a hit with UK students, profs

Mortal Blow: HKU’s reputation takes a hit with UK students, profs

Disputes, political interference, civil disobedience, academic freedom. The academic reputation of HKU abroad matters both to students and professors. In Britain, source of students and…