China’s education crackdown sp...

Oct 21, 2021 by

Beijing brought the hammer down on for-profit education providers over the summer, and the shock waves continue as more companies are...

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Chinese parents fear children’...

Sep 19, 2021 by

Reforms designed to reduce the burden on pupils have worried parents who fear they will reduce their ability to communicate with the...

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Hong Kong’s Professional Teach...

Aug 16, 2021 by

Insiders say figures with close links to mainland Chinese officials told union leadership in no uncertain terms that efforts at...

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Hong Kong’s biggest teachers’ ...

Aug 2, 2021 by

The late founder of the Professional Teachers’ Union, Szeto Wah, was once one of Beijing’s most trusted dissenting voices. Late...

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Will national security law for...

Apr 26, 2021 by

Rise in number of teachers resigning and students pulling out of school to emigrate, survey shows, as concerns over new ‘red lines’...

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Hong Kong schools told to do m...

Apr 12, 2021 by

Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung says city’s schools have been sent a letter advising them to hold more activities this week...

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National security law: Hong Ko...

Feb 22, 2021 by

Teenager is accused of inciting secession at a protest during a Chinese University graduation ceremony last November. Teen is accused...

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What’s life in Wuhan like a ye...

Jan 26, 2021 by

One year on, what life is like after a 76-day citywide lockdown in the Chinese central city of Wuhan via @scmpgraphics Life is...

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Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam de...

Nov 29, 2020 by

Chief executive says misguided critical thinking which advocated objecting to everything about the government ‘had to be corrected...

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Three Hong Kong universities s...

Nov 23, 2020 by

HKUST drops to 26th in the world for producing employer-friendly graduates, depriving the city of any top 20 institutions Researchers...

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Are Hong Kong’s teachers radic...

Oct 19, 2020 by

CY Leung says elements of the profession are polluting young minds and pushing them into extreme politics Lawmaker Ip Kin-yuen...

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More Hong Kong teachers in fir...

Oct 12, 2020 by

Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung says no decision has been made yet in ‘one or two cases’ Yeung will not disclose why the teachers...

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Hong Kong secondary school def...

Sep 21, 2020 by

Heung To Middle School, a self-described ‘traditional patriotic school’, said it did not ‘want to see any student’s future being...

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Hundreds of Hong Kong schools ...

Sep 20, 2020 by

Some 97 per cent of schools surveyed report students withdrawing, with dozens saying more than 20 pupils had left. Some 97 per cent...

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Hong Kong’s largest internatio...

Aug 31, 2020 by

English Schools Foundation head acknowledges schools operate ‘within the law of the land’, but maintains students will still be...

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‘Exodus’ from Hong Kong? Those...

Jul 13, 2020 by

Sharp rise in inquiries to migration consultants, with nurses among those most keen to leave Hongkongers take wait-and-see attitude...

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Could US sanctions over Hong K...

Jun 15, 2020 by

Analysts say the proposed national security law for Hong Kong could mark the beginning of a process cutting China’s access to US...

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Coronavirus pandemic shows glo...

Jun 14, 2020 by

China’s heavily regulated social media platforms have been removing and banning references to the Covid-19 pandemic China’s heavily...

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Communist China’s five-y...

May 28, 2020 by

As China’s global influence increases and its rivalry with the US intensifies, analysts will be watching this year’s “two sessions”...

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After coronavirus pandemic, Ch...

May 17, 2020 by

The economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic is threatening to scuttle the dreams of almost nine million college...

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