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  1. Sichuan police apologise for beating teacher

    Posted May 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou Sichuan police have apologised to a middle school after one of its teachers was severely beaten by seven policemen who mistook him for a fugitive, even though students and teachers tried to intervene. The policemen assaulted Yu Hui while he was about to enter an awards ceremony recognising him as an outstanding teacher in Shehong county on Tuesday. He ...

  2. Jobless teachers protest over cuts

    Posted Jul 05th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... tomorrow to protest against the treatment of redundant teachers and the government spending cuts on education. The march has been organised by the Hong Kong Professional Teachers' Union after it received complaints from 500 primary school teachers who were made redundant because the schools they taught in had to cut classes following a drop in the birthrate. The union argues teachers could ...

  3. Teachers ordered to ignore isolated pupil

    Posted Oct 04th 2003, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier, Polly Hui

    ... Tape reveals how staff at a secondary school were told 'not to comfort' teenager shut in computer room for 5 months A group of teachers at an Aberdeen school have given the South ... months. The staff - about half the senior teachers from Po Leung Kuk Wai Yin College in Tin Wan - are frustrated that no action was taken to investigate, despite the fact that it had been reported ...

  4. Teachers decry lack of action over student kept in isolation

    Posted Oct 07th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... No reply a week after complaining to the government about their principal Teachers at an Aberdeen school are frustrated that no action has been taken a week after they complained ... dissatisfied with any school-related matters,' one of the teachers said yesterday. 'But how can we complain to the group about the principal? It would just be like complaining to the Chief ...

  5. Teachers' use of playtime in class being rewarded

    Posted Jun 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to the teacher, and completing worksheets. 'When my family moved to Canada and I started attending fourth grade [Primary Five], I was very happy to be introduced to the concept of playtime,' says Ng, who moved back to Hong Kong last year to work in education. Now the Education Bureau is rewarding teachers who use 'playtime' to encourage pupils to develop a love ...

  6. Teachers demand protection from avalanche of parental lawsuits

    Posted Feb 08th 2005, 12:00am by Baradan Kuppusamy

    ... Baradan Kuppusamy in Kuala Lumpur Many of our members are too traumatised and frightened to go to school, union leader claims Teachers are demanding a law protecting them from legal suits brought by parents angered by disciplinary action against their children and by alleged negligence. 'Parents are suing teachers almost daily,' said Lok Yim Pheng, secretary-general ...

  7. Tung agrees to meet hunger-strike teachers

    Posted Jul 04th 2004, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui and Terence Leung Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa yesterday agreed to talk with union officials over the plight of surplus teachers, shortly before teachers began their second hunger strike in two weeks. A spokesman said Mr Tung would be happy to meet the union 'at an appropriate time' to discuss teachers' concerns, including training and their role ...

  8. school news

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... CCC Hoh Fuk Tong College It was a special Easter holiday this year for some lucky CCC Hoh Fuk Tong College students and teachers. The principal, three teachers and 35 Secondary Four ... Teachers said the experience was a significant achievement in the college's push to expose its students to a range of out-of-school English-learning opportunities. The trip also helped ...

  9. Teachers back rebellion over school reform

    Posted Jul 03rd 2004, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan Union chief warns bill will lead to management 'chaos' and deny sponsoring bodies control over important policies Teachers are to throw their weight behind growing opposition to the controversial school management reform bill after being warned it would lead to chaos. President of the Professional Teachers' Union (PTU) Cheung Man-kwong, a Democrat, won ...

  10. Teachers warn that size does count

    Posted Oct 09th 2004, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... according to academics and school heads at the Small Class Teaching and Education Reform Seminar, organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Education this week. More than 250 school heads and teachers ... it was difficult for teachers to offer an alternative approach to one-way lecturing if class sizes exceeded 32. His school, a popular English medium school in the district, received more than 390 Secondary ...




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