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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. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Fanny Law said teachers were 'so stupid': witness

    Posted Apr 15th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch, Polly Hui

    ... Liz Gooch and Polly Hui The former permanent secretary for education and manpower Fanny Law Fan Chiu-fun told an academic at an official cocktail lunch in Canada that Hong Kong teachers ... interference at the HKIEd that when he first met Mrs Law at the lunch in 2002, she said: 'Tell me something bad about Hong Kong teachers.' 'I said 'there are bad things, but also ...

  9. Fight for training places for arts, sports teachers

    Posted Mar 13th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong, Will Clem

    ... of teachers,' said Eliza Au Kit-oi, co-ordinator of the institute's Zero Quota Concern Group. 'But with the introduction of the new senior secondary curriculum, arts, music and physical education teachers will be in great demand.' She told an audience of 300 institute students and academics: 'We want to encourage organisations, schools and people in the field to write ...

  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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