Ma Jun is sceptical about Beijing’s plan to use retired teachers to educate rural pupils. Photo: Handout Ma Jun is sceptical about Beijing’s plan to use retired teachers to educate rural pupils. Photo: Handout
Ma Jun is sceptical about Beijing’s plan to use retired teachers to educate rural pupils. Photo: Handout
China education

China brings 10,000 teachers out of retirement to take up jobs in impoverished rural areas

Policy to send ‘outstanding’ educators to schools in the countryside for at least a year is part of government drive to ease poverty in remote areas

Topic |   China education
Ma Jun is sceptical about Beijing’s plan to use retired teachers to educate rural pupils. Photo: Handout Ma Jun is sceptical about Beijing’s plan to use retired teachers to educate rural pupils. Photo: Handout
Ma Jun is sceptical about Beijing’s plan to use retired teachers to educate rural pupils. Photo: Handout
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