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Bachelor of Education

Graduate teachers in demand ahead of new school year

Government measures to relieve stress spurs drive to recruit students early

Students in their final year of teacher education are being snapped up by schools even before they finish their courses.

Saturday, 17 June, 2006, 12:00am

International school has room for teachers

An exciting opportunity has just arisen for lively, outgoing teachers who speak fluent English and would like to work in an open, international educational environment.

A rapidly growing international secondary school is seeking to recruit three full-time teachers and one part-time teacher of English as a second language.

16 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Thousands swell queue to join profession in search for job security as global economic crisis worsens

The global economic slump has seen young people flood into teaching, despite rising concern about the workload and criticism of Hong Kong's quality of education.

The dramatic downturn of the past year has seen demand for both teacher-training places and jobs in the field rise dramatically as teaching is often seen as a secure career path.

29 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

HKIEd aims to nurture teachers and students

Realising every child's potential through the joy of learning and nurturing quality teachers is the Hong Kong Institute of Education's (HKIEd) vision.

3 Dec 1999 - 12:00am


CASE 1: A teacher with a Bachelor of Philosophy (Education) degree from the University of Birmingham, Britain, in 1991 was assessed as a graduate teacher by the Education Department in the same year. He started work as a graduate teacher in a local secondary school in September 1991.

2 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Be sensible with budget

I am pleased to learn that the Government has allocated the greatest portion of its budget ($45.3 billion) to education. The productivity and the harmony of a society really depend heavily on an effective education system for the young generation.

One of the major proposals for improvement is to recruit 350 new graduate teachers for primary schools.

4 May 1997 - 12:00am

Quota call for primary teachers

The Education Department has invited schools to apply for the pre-service quota for appointments of graduate teachers in aided primary schools.

These include primary special schools and the primary section of combined-level special schools.

25 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Redundant requirement

I was amazed when I read the entry requirements for an Education Department 'Assistant Primary School Master/Mistress (English)' (Civil Service Vacancies, South China Morning Post, September 14).

20 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Course ignores practical classroom needs

It was argued by one of your correspondents on July 9, that the possession of a Certificate of Education (P.C.Ed.) by all teachers was essential for good quality teaching in Hong Kong secondary schools.

We are both British teachers (graduates in history) who have been employed on local terms by a Tuen Mun secondary school for the past three years.

2 Aug 1996 - 12:00am

New course for teachers

THE Open Learning Institute is hoping to improve the quality of teaching standards in the territory's schools, by expanding its secondary education programme.

Applications open today for the first distance-taught Bachelor of Education (honours) programme in Secondary Education and a new Bachelor of Business Administration (honours) programme in banking and finance.

1 Jun 1995 - 12:00am

Graduate snubbed

I AM a polytechnic graduate (higher diploma holder) and have an interest in teaching.

Therefore, after I had finished my graduation exams last year, I directly contacted primary schools by phone.

However, they all said that I was not suitable for their teaching posts when I told them that I was a polytechnic graduate.

4 Sep 1993 - 12:00am

Teachers can now register for a part-time intensive training course during

LOCAL non-graduate teachers can now upgrade their status by taking a part-time training course during school holidays.

The Bachelor of Education (Hons) programme, the first of its kind in the territory, is jointly organised by Baptist College's School of Continuing Education and the Cheltenham & Gloucester College of Higher Education in England.

6 May 1993 - 12:00am

Teacher plan doesn't make grade

THE announcement of the changes to the entry requirement for the colleges of education has aroused an intense reaction from the public.

13 Apr 1993 - 12:00am