Class Size

Schools teaching in English shed 600 places in reducing class sizes

Competition among primary-school children for places in the top secondary schools next year is likely to be keener than ever, with the number of places available in schools allowed to teach in English dropping by 600.

Saturday, 8 December, 2012, 4:10am

Principals side with Education Bureau on class size cut by 4 pupils

Education chief Eddie Ng Hak-kim. Photo: David Wong

More than half of secondary schools support the authorities' proposal to reduce class size by up to four pupils per class over the next three years, education chief Eddie Ng Hak-kim says.

School principals have suggested cutting back on the number of pupils by six in that time.

23 Nov 2012 - 3:36am

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