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  1. Early retirement plan for teachers to be launched

    Posted Jun 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.35pm: The government was planning to launch an early retirement scheme for secondary school teachers after 2006, local radio reported on Monday. At a Legislative Council meeting on Monday, Education and Manpower Bureau deputy secretary Cheng Yan-chee revealed the government would launch the scheme from 2006 to 2008 to encourage secondary school teachers ...

  2. Teachers seek to scrap moral, national classes

    Posted Aug 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo The city's biggest teachers' union has called on the government to scrap its plan to introduce mandatory morality and national education classes. A survey of more than 2,000 union members of the pro-democracy Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union- which claims a membership of 80,000, or 90 per cent, of all the city's teaching professionals- ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Liberal studies teachers must beware danger of tying grades to politics

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Kelly Yang

    ... Kelly Yang Kelly Yang says students now being graded on their ability to think critically must never be penalised for their political views Teacher's test Last week, a group of high ... and the Jewish community. While some people have called for the immediate dismissal of the teacher, others see it as an exercise in persuasive writing. "Hypothetical situations are often effective ...

  4. Pressure builds on national education

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... educational body pulling back from its support for an immediate launch and teachers and pupils calling for a massive rally. The government is allowing primary schools to teach the subject, intended ... the teacher. Meanwhile, an alliance of teachers, pupils and parents said it would rally thousands of people to protest against national education on Sunday to preserve the 'independent minds' ...

  5. It's about more than housing allowances

    Posted Dec 16th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Why is it that the housing allowance for NETs (native English-speaking teachers) attracts so much attention when there are so many other inequities in the Hong Kong education system? There's the overseas education allowance for civil servants; the two pay scales for teachers hired before and after 2000; the huge gap between salaries of new teachers and those in the senior ...

  6. Language point

    Posted Apr 21st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... teacher captain producer 1. A___________ is in charge of a recording studio. 2. A___________ is in charge of an office. 3. A___________ is in charge of a classroom. 4. A___________ is in charge of a school. 5. A___________ is in charge of a plane. 6. A___________ is in charge of a country that does not have a king or a queen as head of state. Answers: 1. producer; 2. manager; 3. teacher; 4. ...

  7. No stopping 'national' classes

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Yiu-chung, a Beijing loyalist and a Hong Kong deputy to the National People's Congress. The Professional Teachers' Union says the government is trying to force through the implementation ... Teachers are also not convinced.' Primary schools are being encouraged to offer national education from September, with secondary schools to follow next year. The subject will become ...

  8. Disappointing news

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There are many universities devoted to teacher training in Asia. We have first-rate teacher training here. Giving our institute the university title would help attract top-notch graduates to the city ...

  9. Visa row over teachers at US Confucius Institutes

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It risked hampering cultural and personnel exchanges between the two countries, they warned. The US State Department policy guidance, issued on May 17, accused Chinese teachers at the institutes ...

  10. School asks old teachers to shun religious activity

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei tzewei.ng@scmp.com A primary school in Xinjiang has asked retired teachers to pledge not to engage in religious activities. The No 9 Primary School in Kuerle, also known as Korla, a city in central Xinjiang, called a meeting for old cadres on Wednesday last week and organised for retired teachers to sign a pledge at the meeting, according to mainland media ...




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