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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Schools sinking under rent pressure need government help to stay afloat

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 07:09pm by Philip Yeung

    ... Philip Yeung Philip Yeung says the vacant campuses in Hong Kong should be put to immediate use Schools sinking under rent pressure need government help to stay afloat Legendary ... the Canadian Overseas International School (now renamed Renaissance College) was allocated a vacant school building following its closure due to rent pressure. The kindergarten in Tin Shui Wai ...

  2. School teachers under pressure

    Posted Jan 15th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... that 96 per cent of school principals were stressed, mostly due to the fast pace of the education reforms. Teachers complain the reforms, which the government has been rolling out since 2000, mean ... schools is 22. What about the workload? Curriculum reforms mean there is more project work and extracurricular activity. Teachers say this means they must spend much more time on preparation ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Britain's academy school teachers 'pressured' to inflate grades

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by RAJEEV SYAL

    ... their students' marks. "Many concerns have come from teachers within schools with new academy status that are under pressure to maintain high results," West says. "Where we see it being ... Rajeev Syal A dodgy mark-up in grades at British schools A significant number of teachers at academy schools contacted a confidential helpline to claim they are being pressured ...

  4. Suen under pressure on small classes

    Posted Oct 20th 2007, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau The education chief came under pressure from lawmakers this week to extend small-class teaching to secondary schools. However, speaking in the Legislative Council education panel ... to hire 3,000 extra teachers and build 40 more schools. 'We would consider reducing secondary class sizes after the academic year 2009/2010,' Mr Suen said. 'But first we have ...

  5. News - China - EDUCATION

    Undercover investigation: Become a native English teacher in China, no questions asked

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:20am by Staff Reporters

    ... Staff Reporters Schools take foreigners on mainland without interview or checks, undercover investigation shows Hiring of teachers open to abuse The market for foreign teachers ... to register as a teacher at the school without an interview or further questioning. Classes comprised either young children aged three to five, or young adults, the head of the school said. Asked ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Teacher warns of misery at school

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Shirley Zhao shirley.zhao@scmp.com Classes filled with depressed pupils led Belgian to set up art workshops to help children relax Teacher warns of misery at school Hong Kong is raising a generation of unhappy children who have forgotten how to laugh, says a former English teacher. Liesbeth Avern-Briers has worked in schools across Hong Kong- both international and local schools, from ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    2 schools back out of Occupy Central talks under pressure: Benny Tai

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by Tony Cheung

    ... and the schools, teachers or headmasters may be feeling pressure." He declined to say more about those schools or what the source of pressure might be. Earlier on RTHK, Tai slammed criticism that he ... Organiser Benny Tai suggests pressure over civil disobedience plan may have prompted two schools to withdraw their invitations for talks Two secondary schools have cancelled plans to hold ...

  8. News - World - EDUCATION

    Chinese parents clash with striking Canadian teachers as school year fails to start

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 03:26pm by Ian Young

    ... end the strike. “Under the BC School Act, students’ entitlement to education is a right. Today, this right has been blatantly violated,” the statement said. “Because of the teachers’ strike, ... by a mediator.   Survey shows split in BC society over teacher’s strike Chinese-speaking parents are far more likely to blame the teachers’ union than the provincial government for the ongoing school ...

  9. Teacher suicides expose need to ease pressure on educators

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the onus of educating their children entirely on their teachers. In addition, office politics are omnipresent and schools are no exception. Every teacher is under enormous pressure to play ... no significance to their studies. At the same time, teachers work unusually long hours these days. Not only do they have to wake up early to ensure that they arrive at school on time, but they also get ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Goodell under pressure for seeming to trivialise the Ray Rice domestic violence case

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 11:40pm by APSPT

    ... Jim Litke NFL commissioner is under pressure to resign for seemingly trivialising a domestic violence case against Ray Rice by giving him a two-game ban GRIEF GOODELL GRIEF Roger Goodell likes to boast about "protecting the shield". For all the high-minded talk, let's see how good he is at covering his butt. Sooner or later, the commissioner will have to explain ...




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