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  1. Whole-child teaching

    Posted May 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Andrea Zavadszky Teachers, learning support assistants, administration Generations Christian Education An educational institution with 26 years' history has positions open from ... The new school will also open classes and recruit more teachers as students move up into higher levels. 'We seek candidates who view their career in education as a vocation and Christian ...

  2. Visa row over teachers at US Confucius Institutes

    Posted May 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... It risked hampering cultural and personnel exchanges between the two countries, they warned. The US State Department policy guidance, issued on May 17, accused Chinese teachers at the institutes ...

  3. School asks old teachers to shun religious activity

    Posted Mar 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Tze-wei tzewei.ng@scmp.com A primary school in Xinjiang has asked retired teachers to pledge not to engage in religious activities. The No 9 Primary School in Kuerle, also known as Korla, a city in central Xinjiang, called a meeting for old cadres on Wednesday last week and organised for retired teachers to sign a pledge at the meeting, according to mainland media ...

  4. BaptistU developing liberal face

    Posted Mar 11th 2006, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Baptist University is launching a master of arts course to help teachers from religious schools prepare for teaching liberal studies. The one-year, part-time degree will combine liberal studies with ethics to ready teachers for morality debates in class. 'We would like to help teachers to look at issues from different perspectives,' said Ip King-tak, associate ...

  5. Teachers work too hard, teach too little

    Posted May 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey Secondary school teachers work an average of 68.9 hours a week, or 13.8 hours a day in a five-day work week, a study has found. A survey of 225 out of 28,634 secondary school teachers in the city was conducted by the Justice and Peace Commission of the Hong Kong Catholic Diocese. It found that on an average day, teachers were spending only 3.5 of all these hours ...

  6. Teachers' environment, support critical

    Posted Feb 11th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Teachers' work environment and the amount of support they get from peers and superiors are the most critical factors affecting the provision of creative education in schools, according to a survey of 499 primary and secondary schools by Baptist University's Centre for Child Development. ...

  7. Forum shows teachers how liberal studies should be taught

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Local teachers got a taste of how to conduct a liberal studies lesson at a forum organised by the Hong Kong Institute of Education this week. At the forum, hosted ... viewed globalisation and other political issues. More than 50 students and liberal studies teachers participated in the heated discussion on whether globalisation was beneficial. The forum ...

  8. Martial art offers health benefits

    Posted Aug 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in order to keep healthy, but there are two sides to tai chi, and students can learn it for its health benefits or as a martial art, or both. 'Ideally, tai chi teachers will teach both ... There are plenty of places to start learning tai chi here, but finding the right teacher is not always easy. '[Prospective students] can wander around the park and talk to teachers and those ...

  9. Christian schools skip national education

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... perspectives, such as human rights, freedom and equality. Teachers are not ready [for the course].' The Professional Teachers' Union said the stance by the two religious groups meant ... in class before it reviews the course.' The union is collecting signatures from teachers in a bid to force officials to suspend September's launch. The Catholic diocese, which runs about ...

  10. St Paul's plans Guangxi mission

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... YP Cadets Christy Li and Gabrielle Chan St Paul's College will be hosting the 160th Anniversary Community Awareness Project this month, in Hong Kong and Guangxi. The event, to be held between July 8 and 19, will be run together with U-Hearts and Christian Action. Some 60 students, teachers and volunteers from Hong Kong, Australia and the United States will visit Rongxian, ...




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