Students file into the Alliance Primary School in Kowloon Tong, where a teacher was disqualified over a lesson plan touching on independence. Photo: Felix Wong Students file into the Alliance Primary School in Kowloon Tong, where a teacher was disqualified over a lesson plan touching on independence. Photo: Felix Wong
Students file into the Alliance Primary School in Kowloon Tong, where a teacher was disqualified over a lesson plan touching on independence. Photo: Felix Wong

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What you need to know about the education row in which a Hong Kong teacher was disqualified for discussing independence

  • Unprecedented decision to strip teacher of professional qualification over lesson plan has raised concerns of a possible chilling effect
  • But education officials have insisted the lesson was inappropriate, and that any talk of independence has no place in classrooms

Topic |   Education
Students file into the Alliance Primary School in Kowloon Tong, where a teacher was disqualified over a lesson plan touching on independence. Photo: Felix Wong Students file into the Alliance Primary School in Kowloon Tong, where a teacher was disqualified over a lesson plan touching on independence. Photo: Felix Wong
Students file into the Alliance Primary School in Kowloon Tong, where a teacher was disqualified over a lesson plan touching on independence. Photo: Felix Wong
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