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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Tighten dentistry school rules

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:01am by SCMP Editorial

    ... or the Hospital Authority and the dentistry faculty's full-time teachers are exempt from the regulations or discipline of the Dental Council. Clearly it is time it was, and they were. The independent ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Must tragedies, like last year's marine disaster, be our teacher?

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by XIANG WEI

    ... SCMP Editorial Must tragedy be our teacher? Last year, Hong Kong was hit by one of the worst maritime disasters in its history. Thirty-nine people were killed when a ferry en route to watch the National Day fireworks collided with another vessel near Lamma Island. Since then, the tragedy has put the spotlight on a host of safety and bureaucracy issues. A year has passed. One ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    For the sake of children, build Hong Kong schools in Shenzhen

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... It faces two problems of perception that have foiled previous attempts to provide schools in Shenzhen with Hong Kong teachers and curriculum. Parents are not convinced that it is the same as a Hong Kong education. And local teachers remain reluctant to go to Shenzhen to work. While there is always room to reform and fine-tune the student allocation system, the best idea is for the city ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    New drug law needs to respect rights

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 05:07am by SCMP Editorial

    ... to the consultation objected to the plan, with 43 per cent support coming mainly from parents and teachers. But 91 per cent of 1,004 respondents to a public survey, conducted by University of Hong Kong ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Moderate voices can still prevail on universal suffrage

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... in the next round of consultation. It also stepped up attacks against the civil disobedience campaign and told teachers and schools not to encourage pupils to take part. The tough rhetoric against ... That is why the education chief has not shied away from warning teachers and pupils of the danger of taking part, even if this invites attacks of putting pressure on them. The guidelines to be issued ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    There are better ways to discipline children than using physical violence

    Posted May 18th 2014, 03:35am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Spare the rod and save the child Spare the rod and spoil the child, so the saying goes. For older generations, the use of force is an effective and necessary way to maintain discipline at home and school. However, norms and practices change over times. While the wisdom may still be the guiding principle of some parents and teachers around the world today, few would ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Police guidelines on dealing with verbal abuse strike the right balance

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... a perceived increase in aggressive behaviour towards the police. It returned to the spotlight after a teacher swore at officers over their handling of a protest in July. The authorities are probably ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Success and failure: two sides of the same coin for China's space mission

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 03:56am by SCMP Editorial

    ... are unable to make repairs, it could well be written off as a blot on the space programme. Such thinking is flawed. Life's greatest teachers are failure and defeat, and that is especially so ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China needs stronger punishment for sex crimes against children

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 05:21am by SCMP Editorial

    ... who abuse minors in their care. Amid a public outcry over a spate of rapes of children by teachers, they have listed seven circumstances warranting "severe" retribution. ... offenders. Rape of a minor carries the death penalty. The authorities often settle for the relatively trivial charge of soliciting under-age girls for prostitution. In some places, teachers can get ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Closed schools can meet rising demand for school places

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 03:26am by SCMP Editorial

    ... be unused again if the influx of cross-border pupils eased. Dealing with the surplus of teachers would then become a challenge again. There have been suggestions that some sites could be turned ...




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