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  1. 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. ...

  2. Parents should beware of fraudulent tutorial centres that do not help children

    Posted Jul 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... As someone who has taught in a kindergarten and tutorial centres here in Hong Kong, I believe it is about time that parents of children attending these places realised that there is a significant number that are committing fraud on a regular basis. This may seem unbelievable, but from my own experience and from talking to teachers in similar centres in Hong Kong, it appears that my ...

  3. Teachers feel health in decline

    Posted Oct 20th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Kindergarten teachers feel their health is worsening and energy flagging because their jobs are increasingly demanding, a Hong Kong Institute of Education survey has found. ... kindergartens. She asked them to rate their well-being in nine categories, with 100 considered ideal and a rating of 50 or below being unsatisfactory. The teachers' average mark was 60.56, 15.71 ...

  4. Whole-child teaching

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... World Christian Kindergarten on Borrett Road and the Norwegian International School in Tai Po which has two campuses- a kindergarten and a primary school. The institution is also offering new ...

  5. Ling Yan School continues worthy tradition with fun fair

    Posted Jan 01st 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Ling Yan School has been supporting Operation Santa Claus for five years and was one of the first local kindergartens to start doing so. The school turned its classrooms into a fun fair for parents and students to enjoy, with photo opportunities with Santa Claus and Mickey Mouse, a story-telling counter and several game booths. Participants donated HK$20 for every ...

  6. What's the best way to keep students awake in class?

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But I'd like to suggest a more practical way that's guaranteed to work. Schools can set up nap time for students, just like when we were in kindergarten. Nap time doesn't have ... when we were in kindergarten. Nap time doesn?t have to be long- half an hour would be good enough. It has been proven that a 20-minute nap can refuel someone?s energy. If students were ...

  7. A 'tutor king' for deprived children

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in an amateur theatre troupe. 'Better-off children start learning the arts when they are in kindergarten to help them get into a good secondary school later on, so our kids are losing out. A lot ...

  8. Rigorous research pays offin search for school

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in a multilingual kindergarten. You could then go on to look at some of the excellent Direct Subsidy Scheme, government and aided schools that teach primarily in English. The Direct Subsidy Scheme provides ...

  9. Kaleidoscope of cleverness

    Posted Sep 04th 2004, 12:00am by Paul McGuire

    ... training event in a kindergarten in Kowloon Tong, Professor Chen Ji-Qi encouraged a group of more than 20 enthusiastic teachers to waddle around imitating ducks. Though it may have looked ... 'Teachers need to be aware that children learn in different ways,' she said. She had been invited by the Baptist University to work in a small number of kindergartens and give a keynote lecture ...

  10. Opposition forces ICS to cut size of fee rise

    Posted Feb 10th 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Parents say increase unjustified and complain of communication gap International Christian School has cut the size of an unpopular fee increase following 'very strong opposition' from parents. The school's board decided at a meeting last Friday to scale back the increase from 9.3 per cent at primary, 9.1 per cent at secondary and 7.7 per cent at kindergarten ...




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