EOC | Closing the Gap: Report of the Working Group on Education for Ethnic Minorities
Updated: Apr 3, 2021
The Equal Opportunities Commission Working Group make three top recommendations in this comprehensive and informative report
Plug the gaps in the existing system in order to have in place a full-fledged Chinese-as-a second language curriculum.
Implement better and more systematic teacher training. Recognising that teaching of a language to second-language learners requires a different set of skills, it is high time we create a pool of teachers teaching Chinese-as-a-second language similar to what exists for English such as TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).
Introduce a structured Chinese language examination ladder that caters to the range of different needs of non-ethnic Chinese
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