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  1. Voucher scheme slashes kindergarten teachers' pay

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff at kindergartens that signed up for the government voucher scheme have suffered pay cuts in some cases of up to nine-tenths of their previous salaries, according to a teachers' union. The Professional Teachers' Union says the massive reduction in wages is linked to the capping of fees for the centres amid soaring costs and inflation. A kindergarten group says ...

  2. 1,000 teachers in pay protest

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... still on strike. Pay worries among kindergarten teachers also prompted 400 teachers from 22 kindergartens to protest in Shenzhen on Tuesday. They feared their salaries would be cut after 22 kindergartens were sold to private companies by the Shenzhen government. Mainland media reported that 10,000 children were affected by the strike. ...

  3. Talking Points

    Posted May 22nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... So much is written and spoken about the academic needs of young gifted students that we tend to think that the social and emotional issues will somehow separate and that they will deal with themselves. They won't. Dr Stephen Tommis, executive director, Hong Kong Academy for Gifted Education (pictured) We are urging the government to remove the [Kindergarten and Child Care Centre Fee ...

  4. Majority against paying for health savings plan

    Posted May 13th 2008, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... to kindergarten children aged 3 to 5 years and secondary students, aged 12 to 15. Subsidised dental care is offered only to primary school pupils. ...

  5. Employment figures a vote of confidence for HKIEd

    Posted Feb 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of graduates of early childhood education had found employment, an increase of 12.6 per cent, despite the reduced number of kindergartens due to the declining school-age population. The graduates ...

  6. Letters

    Posted May 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... by personal bias or helpers' pressure groups. Audrey Lam, Mid-Levels Kindergartens should close I do not know how it [swine flu] can be called a state of emergency here in one breath and in the next breath officials can say that all schools will stay open as normal in Hong Kong. This is just foolish, especially in the case of kindergartens when the children are too young ...

  7. City Briefs

    Posted Jul 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was issued on July 9. The restaurants were closed after almost 100 people, including kindergarten children, fell sick after eating at them. son attacks elderly father with chopper Police arrested ...

  8. The winners and losers in Hong Kong's age divide

    Posted Dec 31st 2009, 12:00am by Olga Wong

    ... 'It's far easier for them to catch up with school work and avoid becoming a dropout if they start the local education from kindergarten,' he said. Yuen Long District Council chairman Leung ...

  9. Red welcome urged for torch

    Posted Apr 28th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... appeal. The Education Bureau will write to all kindergartens and primary schools asking them to make Friday a special-activities day. But Cheung Lai-ha, general secretary of the Clothing Industry, ...

  10. Talkback

    Posted Apr 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... society. Jennifer Ho, Sha Tin I welcomed the decision taken by the government last month to close primary schools and kindergartens because of the flu epidemic. Officials decided ...




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