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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    HKU professor points to bias against rule of law among liberal arts teachers

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... A University of Hong Kong law professor, who helped host a workshop to educate liberal studies teachers, says he believes too many of them are biased against the rule of law. Dr Benny Tai Yiu-ting, an associate professor of law and the convenor of a steering committee for the rule-of-law education project, said he realised that some liberal studies teachers had insufficient legal ...

  2. School's in for teachers

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Linda Yeung Teachers and principals are feeling the need to upgrade themselves in the wake of rapid changes in order to meet demands in curricular reform, public accountability and the growth of international education. And there are many options to meet different desires. 'The local education system has changed so much that teachers need to cope with the challenges ...

  3. Teachers can learn valuable lessons

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Prudence Lui

    ... Prudence Lui The imminent education reforms- aimed at raising the standard of English among students- will mean more teachers who understand the subject at the highest level, ... It is open to anyone who resides in Hong Kong and caters to teachers who are keen to upgrade their skills set to become teachers for academic or professional purposes. Teachers can supplement ...

  4. Teachers heading back to the classroom

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... have prompted teachers to return to the classroom in growing numbers. Educators are taking master's programmes in a bid to strengthen their area of expertise and attain a better understanding of technical and academic theories. 'Curriculum reforms and the elevation of teaching qualifications for the profession have made it hard for teachers to think about promotion without ...

  5. Students need to be taught how to respect the law

    Posted Aug 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and administrative effectiveness is based mostly on how students evaluate teachers after the school year ends. In order to please students, many administrators and professors treat them as valued customers. ...

  6. City places greater demands on educators

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Donovan

    ... Martin Donovan No longer is an apple for the teacher or sweet testimony from former pupils enough to endorse the professional capabilities of those in the frontline of education. Reforms to ensure Hong Kong schools can better meet the needs of a globalised economy are imposing more demands on teachers. Not only are they expected to have excellent classroom skills but they now have ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Video: Tony Leung mania grips university

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... at this month's Berlin Film Festival, is based on the life of Ip Man, grandmaster of the Wing Chun school of martial arts and teacher of kung fu legend Bruce Lee. When Man is challenged to fight ...

  8. Therapist hears crescendo of career opportunities

    Posted Nov 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... SPACE. As a music teacher for primary students, and with a bachelor of arts degree in music from the University of Hong Kong, Jong hopes to pursue a career in music therapy. 'I think I have ... and information for those who would like to develop their career in music therapy,' says programme director Sam Kan. The course caters for teachers, student teachers, music therapists, social workers ...

  9. Going Gaga for summer school

    Posted Sep 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... systems. There was a lot of interaction between teachers and students- and the atmosphere made everyone feel comfortable enough to open up. I also discovered how learning was a two-way street. One of the teachers, who are all referred to as 'fellows', told me they learned more from the students than the students could learn from them. During our discussion on different voting systems, ...

  10. mailbag

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for English school teachers are not, in themselves, going to improve English standards in Hong Kong. Perhaps not, but what these tests are intended to do is to remove from teaching English those ... candidates get through these assessments simply because many assessors are unaware of the errors made by the teachers under review: unaware, that is, because they make the same types of mistakes ...




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