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  1. Tyranny of time tops teachers' pet hates

    Posted Sep 13th 2003, 12:00am by Linda Yeung

    ... EDUCATION REFORMS are all about enhancing teaching and learning. But from the teachers' perspective, they mean more and more work. Teaching, they say, is not changing for the better. As 1,133 teachers gathered for the annual Teachers' Day awards celebrations this week - an occasion adopted for the past six years from the mainland, the talk among them was of the increased ...

  2. No 'only' about this teacher

    Posted Nov 27th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... Arthur Hinton may have left Hong Kong 25 years ago but his legacy is as fresh as tomorrow's reforms, writes Katherine Forestier HE DESCRIBES HIMSELF as 'only a teacher', but what a teacher he was. When Arthur Hinton returns to Hong Kong he is greeted by hundreds of friends. And the vast majority were once the children he taught as the founding senior master ...

  3. EMB gets mixed report card

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Polly Hui

    ... Polly Hui Principals had mixed feelings on the usefulness of a major teacher development event held by the Education and Manpower Bureau this week. More than 3,000 teachers attended ... Secondary Schools Council, who attended the fair with some of her colleagues, said: 'I think the series of seminars offered a valuable opportunity for teachers to learn from successful ...

  4. Valuable lesson

    Posted Nov 05th 2003, 12:00am by Michael Gibb

    ... with the UK's first national No More Landmines Day, an event supported by the National Union of Teachers. 'We want to get as many schools, teachers and students involved in this worthwhile, ... be raised from teachers and students who got involved. To take part, teachers simply print the ready-to-go lesson from the company's website, teach it to their class tomorrow, and report ...

  5. Ordeal proves too much for dead man's relatives

    Posted Oct 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Guangcheng, a publicity official at Changan University in Shaanxi province, where Wang Peng graduated in 1996, said the family was in great distress. 'A teacher made a phone call to the family yesterday. From the other end of the phone it was an endless crying noise,' Mr Li said. Students and Wang Peng's former teachers held a memorial to mourn his death. 'Wang Peng's ...

  6. Laptops replace pen and paper at Delia

    Posted Mar 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... teachers received tablet PCs as teaching tools. All 470 notebook computers and 85 tablet PCs are connected via wireless LAN to create a single, seamless campus network. Instead of using traditional books and pens, the teacher draws a diagram on a tablet PC during trigonometry class, and monitors students working on their own notebook PCs. 'We are liaising with books publishers to get ...

  7. Parents assail kindergarten contract

    Posted Jul 30th 2003, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... living in Beijing's Wangjing Garden objected to it being awarded a contract to service the community. About two dozen homeowners - all university teachers or their relatives - petitioned ... and 47 music schools throughout the mainland in recent years. More than 3,000 academics live in Wangjing Garden, which was built to provide housing for university teachers. In recent weeks, ...

  8. Speak up!

    Posted May 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Interacting staged more than 40 live performances and conducted workshops for about 8,000 local students and teachers during the English Festival 2005. 'We have visited 40 secondary schools and conducted 20 workshops for teachers. Generally speaking, the passive level of English understanding was very good among students,' said Cousins. 'But it was not matched by the ability ...

  9. MAN WITH THE moves

    Posted Dec 15th 2003, 12:00am by Catharine Nicol

    ... of first generation instructors he is one of only a few teachers in the world today who regularly performs the entire fitness system at master level. After 25 years of practice, the lithe South African-born dancer's reputation preceeds him as teacher to the teachers, which is why he is in Asia. Hong Kong is the first stop in a tour promoting the new collaboration between his company, ...

  10. Small classes a 'criminal' waste of cash

    Posted May 21st 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... on students' learning, but only in the first two years of primary school. All the speakers said reducing classes was only of benefit if teachers taught more interactively. Mrs Law confirmed ... conditions that make small classes effective,' she said. The study also involved helping teachers adopt new practices. But so far, not many teachers were using more co-operative learning. Mrs ...




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