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  1. School closure policy appalling: teachers

    Posted Sep 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... released yesterday, was aimed at gauging the views of primary and secondary school teachers on education policies implemented by the government in the last decade. Union vice-president Shee ... Loretta Fong The government's policy of school closures is the most appalling of all education policies introduced in the past decade, according to teachers who took part in an online ...

  2. Programme offers alternative option to school-leavers

    Posted Jun 30th 2008, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze The government's Youth Work Experience and Training Scheme offers secondary school-leavers an alternative path to pursue a career, and enhances their competitiveness ... Wilfred Wong Kam-pui, said secondary school-leavers were not as competitive as degree holders when they entered the job market. However, he said there were plenty of entry-level positions ...

  3. ESF raises school fees by up to 7pc

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron, Will Clem

    ... Liz Heron and Will Clem Foundation refuses to rule out further increases after surprise announcement The English Schools Foundation has declined to rule out further fee increases after parents were this week presented with a surprise rise in fees of up to 7 per cent for 2008/09. Fees will go up by 5 per cent at the ESF's five secondary schools to $89,250, and by 7 per cent ...

  4. ESF teachers boycott after-hours work in pay dispute

    Posted Apr 01st 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... announced it would increase fees in September by 8.9 per cent in primary schools and 5.1 per cent in secondary schools. Members of the Association of Professional Teachers of ESF Schools voted ... Will Clem Teachers in English Schools Foundation schools have voted to halt all evening extra-curricular activities and overnight trips amid their dispute over pay and conditions. The ESF ...

  5. Education should meet needs of job market: delegate

    Posted Mar 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and historic mission'. He said the focus would be placed on strengthening secondary occupational schools. About 7.5 million students chose to enter secondary vocational schools last year, a system ...

  6. Online design winners

    Posted Jul 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JESSIE HUI Two Aberdeen Technical School (ATS) students have won the secondary school category of Hong Kong's first portal design competition for public youth services. Organised ... The secondary school champions will visit Microsoft's research institute in Beijing this summer. ...

  7. Quality will suffer under salary scheme for teachers, union warns

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... warned yesterday. The Education and Manpower Bureau is reviewing the payment system for teachers at government and subsidised schools at the primary and secondary level. At present, the government matches the salaries paid to teachers by the schools. Under the proposed new system, each school would be given a lump sum equal to the number of teachers multiplied by a median salary ...

  8. Teachers are scared for their futures as cuts go on

    Posted Sep 06th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... (secondary section), who committed suicide on Wednesday. More than 500 primary school teachers have been made redundant and at least 50 primary schools shut this year because of slowing population ... hotline had received 22 calls from teachers over the past nine months. Most feared that they would be forced out of their jobs soon because their schools had to cut the number of classes due ...

  9. Public Art Lecture Series

    Posted Nov 18th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... price for primary and secondary school teachers with Professional Teachers' Union membership. Each teacher is allowed to bring five students along. Forum on Public Art. 7pm to 9pm, December ...

  10. Teachers seek HK$5,000 pay rise

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... As a school principal, we want our schools to be harmonious, too,' Mr Lee said. Secondary economics and integrated science teacher Lam Pui-yee, who took up a post in 2001, said she ... began teaching secondary students English in 2003, was upset by the plan. 'We are happy that new teachers can get a pay rise, but it is unfair to those joining the profession between 2000 ...




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