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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Equal Opportunities Commission may probe schooling for ethnic minorities

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com In some schools 90 per cent of pupils are non-Chinese, watchdog chief York Chow says EOC may probe minorities policy The Equal Opportunities Commission ... the education policies pose any impact, positive and negative, on Hong Kong's children." Chow was speaking at the commission's annual forum. He said an internal study would be conducted ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    York Chow confident of success in his Equal Opportunities Commission role

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... for society's ills It took the whole city by surprise when the government announced on Tuesday that former Secretary for Health and Welfare Dr York Chow Yat-ngok would head the Equal Opportunities ... will be based on the views of the majority. When it comes to equal opportunities, it is always about the rights of the minorities. "If Dr Chow continues to put the rights of minorities in the hands ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Pupils in school for deaf allege abuse by teachers

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Students from Chun Tok School report cases of verbal abuse and detention to equality watchdog Pupils in school for deaf allege abuse by teachers Students have complained to the Equal Opportunities Commission about discrimination and bullying they say they faced from teachers in a school for the deaf in Diamond Hill. A group of students, alumni and parents ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Hunt for new Equal Opportunities Commission chief launched

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Recruitment process launched after chief quits commission post to be Exco convenor Hunt starts for new equality chairman The Equal Opportunities Commission ... said. The next commission chairman will get a three-year contract with a basic salary of HK$219,200 a month, a fixed cash allowance and a gratuity payable upon completion of the contract. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong

    HK Equal Opportunities Commission chief defends national education

    Posted Sep 14th 2012, 12:00am by KC NG

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com EOC chief defends national education Equal Opportunities Commission chairman Lam Woon-kwong has rejected suggestions that ethnic minority children could face ... of racial discrimination. Rather, it is an issue about how an education policy should be implemented." Speaking after yesterday's commission meeting, Lam said: "For a Pakistani pupil ...

  6. Study rebuts commission court action claims

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani The Equal Opportunities Commission has seldom resorted to court action, a study shows, contradicting a claim by EOC board member Raymond Wu Wai-yung that it had been highly litigious. The independent study, by Hong Kong University's (HKU) Centre for Comparative and Public Law, found complainants felt they had little bargaining power without the existence ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Hiring people with disabilities is less daunting than we think

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 02:08am by Fern Ngai

    ... appointment as the new head of the Equal Opportunities Commission should be a positive step for people with disabilities since he has a wealth of experience serving voluntary organisations ... employment, should bode well  in terms of enabling people with disabilities to get equal access to employment.  In theory, they have had  this right since Hong Kong became a signatory to  the 2006 UN ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Education system ignores needs of ethnic minorities

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by MOSES MUI

    ... to study physics because of earlier bad results for other non-Chinese-speaking students. The Equal Opportunities Commission has not always been able to help with such cases because the Race ... by reviewing its education policy to ensure genuinely equal opportunities in education for everyone, regardless of ethnic background. Moses Mui is chief officer of family and community service ...

  9. Concern at lack of new faces on EOC board

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan, Gary Cheung

    ... Carrie Chan and Gary Cheung Confidence in the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has again been shaken with the reappointment of seven people in defiance of the government's own ... board members had failed to demonstrate commitment to equal opportunities and were involved in the controversy surrounding the resignation of former commission chairman Michael Wong Kin-chow ...

  10. EOC finally settles up with sacked employee

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) has reached a settlement with Patrick Yu Chung-yin, whose sacking sparked the biggest scandal to engulf the body in its ... took up the post of chairman in August. A commission spokeswoman said the settlement had been approved by EOC members at a board meeting. 'The successful settlement resulted from amicable ...




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