Posts Tagged ‘DSS’

Teachers on the Edge

Teachers on the Edge

Contract teachers in Hong Kong’s schools do much the same jobs as permanent teachers and are usually paid far less. They are also often given one-year contracts, which leads to a lack of job security. Varsity learns more.

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The New Alumni Movement

The New Alumni Movement

Over the summer, groups of younger alumni from some of Hong Kong’s top schools launched high-profile, and successful, campaigns to prevent their alma maters from joining the Direct Subsidy Scheme. Add these to the many alumni concern groups that formed to oppose the government’s proposal to mandate compulsory national education last year – and it seems we are witnessing the emergence of a new alumni movement. And as Varsity discovers, these groups are very different to traditional alumni associations.

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