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  1. Ten positions up for grabs at ESF

    Posted Feb 19th 2011, 12:00am by Ana Wang

    ... resources manager at ESF, says each position requires professional and educational qualifications. Most of the teaching roles require qualified teachers who are self-motivated, have good ... efficiently and independently,' Yeung says. ESF is on a drive to fill 10 positions. These include teaching posts, such as teacher of English and head of music for King George V School, hourly ...

  2. Teachers snub Tsang

    Posted Jun 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... too much money on his foreign trips. Fifty-four teachers were lined up for the Chief Executive Award for Teaching Excellence at the Central Government Offices in Admiralty, but not all ... spending. The teachers pointed out that the person giving out the awards had to be a role model. Yet a secondary school teacher who did not give her name said it was not good to let politics spoil ...

  3. Former teacher helped with land issues pre-1997

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung gary.cheung@scmp.com When she was asked to meet the chief Chinese representative to the Sino-British Land Commission, Sun Yanxing, in September 1985, Melinda Ko Shuen-hing had no idea what the organisation did. Ko, who was then working in the ...

  4. Helping expat teachers fit in

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nicholas Olczak Sometime this summer, at least one young English teacher will cram his belongings into cases and head to London's Heathrow airport to catch a flight to Hong Kong. He ... extensive programmes to help these expats adjust to local life. One large recruiter of expats is the Hong Kong International School (HKIS). Each year, it hires between 20 and 30 teachers- usually ...

  5. HKIS upgrades to attract top teachers

    Posted Sep 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dunning, head of school at HKIS. Dunning says the quality of a school's facilities is crucial in attracting top-level international teachers. 'Nobody wants to work or teach in a poorly maintained work environment. Teachers want the latest technology, smart infrastructure and modern equipment,' he says. The new building, designed to fully utilise natural light, will house ...

  6. Secret agents sent to spy on teachers' union had change of heart

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gary Cheung Szeto Wah, who had a close history with the Chinese Communist Party, was vigilant against the communists' attempts to infiltrate the Professional Teachers' Union, ... spearheaded Hong Kong's first territory-wide teachers' strike in protest at a government decision to cut teachers' salaries by 15 per cent. He founded the union the next year and saw ...

  7. High praise for the city's inventive special teachers

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... now in their seventh year. Forty-four teachers from 11 schools were recognised in three categories: special education, mathematics, and moral and civic education. Sixty others received ... According to teachers, telling children to jump up and hit a chicken-leg-shaped soft target makes pupils aware of 'class progression' and helps them stay on an even keel. Teachers at Hong ...

  8. Teachers-to-be fear plans for 'brainwashing'

    Posted Jul 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com More than half of Hong Kong's future teachers believe that the government's proposed introduction of moral and national education ... and secondary schoolers and found that 43 per cent of interviewed parents support such a curriculum but, like the city's teachers-in-training, have little faith that the government can do it right, ...

  9. Teachers 'need vital training on rule of law'

    Posted Jun 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Liberal studies teachers need more specialised training to ensure the next generation values basic human rights such as the rule of law. That's the view of Hong Kong Institute of Education researcher Leung Yan-wing, who was shocked by the attitudes of liberal studies teachers revealed in his survey on basic freedoms. In the survey, more ...

  10. Teacher admits sex-abuse videos

    Posted May 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam and Clifford Lo A former Hong Kong teacher, who is facing charges of possessing child pornography, has admitted actively viewing and sharing hundreds of explicit images and videos ... arrest has also called into question the process for the vetting of teachers by Hong Kong schools, education officials and the recruitment agencies they use to hire staff. Stern was hired through ...




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