Alex Lo
Alex Lo
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Alex Lo

Checks needed to counter school dictators

  • An investigation has been launched into the suicide of a teacher and the tragedy points to a widespread problem of schools operating like serfdoms with little accountability to parents, teachers and community representatives

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Rallies were held in cities around the world in September 2017 to mark World Suicide Prevention Day, including in Hong Kong. The shoes were a reminder of the number of deaths. Photo: Felix Wong

How the joy went out of teaching in Hong Kong

  • The recent death of a primary schoolteacher highlights the pressure that many now face in the education system, where there’s little time for personal care and building relationships
Topic |   Hong Kong schools

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Rallies were held in cities around the world in September 2017 to mark World Suicide Prevention Day, including in Hong Kong. The shoes were a reminder of the number of deaths. Photo: Felix Wong
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