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  1. English tests for trainee teachers

    Posted Mar 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com The Institute of Education, which specialises in training teachers, is fighting back against the declining level of English literacy by making all ... a university, hopes making future teachers take the exam will change their perception of learning English. Its senior management say the HKIEd is a pioneer among the city's higher-education ...

  2. Research is key to upgrade, says report

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... at this time,' the report said. Citing reviews of teacher education institutions abroad, the review group found that most cases of upgrading involved mergers. The report said merging would enable HKIEd ... universities to illustrate the need for institutes to be multidisciplinary before being awarded a university title. It also pointed out that the teacher-training institute in Tai Po did not have ...

  3. Boosting the learning curve

    Posted Jun 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... teachers boost their qualifications. The EdD programme is aimed at experienced educators and professionals in education settings wishing to extend their expertise in specialised areas, ...

  4. Broad environment for teacher training is best

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

    ... and Australia's Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology are among them. In the teacher-training sphere, the Hong Kong Institute of Education's (HKIEd's) British and Singaporean counterparts, ... view, formed after a review of international trends, that teacher education should take place in a multidisciplinary environment for the benefit of students, staff and the community. The view ...

  5. 'Stupid teachers' claim 'manufactured for media'

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch, Polly Hui

    ... The claim that former permanent secretary for education and manpower Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun said Hong Kong teachers were 'all so stupid' was a manufactured story designed ... of Education, Bernard Luk Hung-kay, of manufacturing his claim that Mrs Law criticised Hong Kong teachers when he met her at an official cocktail lunch in Canada in 2000. Professor Luk denied ...

  6. Inquiry into future of teacher training needed

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Education. However, the exposure to public scrutiny of powerful conflicting views on how we should train our teachers can be seen as a positive. It is now time for the community to take a close look at the future of teacher education in Hong Kong- the underlying cause of the tension between the government and HKIEd officials that led to the allegations. A shift in the government's attitude ...

  7. HKIEd president to update students, teachers

    Posted Feb 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit Hong Kong Institute of Education president Anthony Cheung Bing-leung will hold his first forum next week since taking over the helm at the Tai Po institute in January. Professor Cheung is expected to give students and teachers at HKIEd an update on Wednesday on the institute's bid for university status and other developments. Also taking part ...

  8. Man exposes himself to schoolgirls

    Posted Jun 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com A suspected serial sex offender is being hunted after a girl and a teacher were molested and a man exposed himself to a group of schoolgirls in a Tai Po ... occurred at about noon last Tuesday. Six hours later a man exposed himself to a teacher, before grabbing her breasts. At about 1pm on Monday a group of schoolgirls aged around 18 were returning ...


    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jessie Hui A group of future teachers will stage an English play for secondary school students tonight and tomorrow at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. Written by playwright Alan Ayckbourn, Ernie's Incredible Illucinations tells the tale of a boy who has many fantasies which take a life of their own. Comprised of three stories, the first part sees Ernie shooting down ...

  10. Redundant teachers to step up protests

    Posted Jul 19th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... their protest against the 'unfair treatment' of redundant teachers and cuts in education funding. The protest will be the second in a month organised by the Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union, which insists that the government could have retained the 500 primary teachers made redundant because of falling birthrates, had it introduced smaller classes. Since May, ...




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