In a competitive and exam-oriented system, both teachers and students are under stress. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong’s education system fails teachers as much as students, as recent tragedies have shown

  • Teachers have a heavy workload that includes promotional activities and administrative duties, even as they strive to give their pupils the attention they need
Topic |   Education

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In a competitive and exam-oriented system, both teachers and students are under stress. Photo: Handout
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A teacher at St Paul’s Secondary School at Happy Valley called the police when pupils taking photographs at the school gate refused to disperse. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Elite Hong Kong schools’ overbearing attitude evident in decision to call police on photo-taking pupils

  • Schools should focus as much on ensuring that pupils have a happy school life as on their tests scores
Topic |   Hong Kong schools

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A teacher at St Paul’s Secondary School at Happy Valley called the police when pupils taking photographs at the school gate refused to disperse. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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