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SCMP | Just 24 teachers in four years finish NCS training course


By Ernest Kao.


Just 24 teachers in four years finish training course and collect EDB grant to improve their skills teaching Chinese as a second language in Hong Kong, watchdog finds


  • Government watchdog criticises bureau for not doing enough to push schools and teachers to participate in these services

  • Grant scheme launched in 2014-15 school year to improve capabilities of serving teachers to teach language to non-Chinese pupils

  • The Office of the Ombudsman criticised EDB for not doing enough to push schools and teachers to participate in these services and suggested it review its support measures to help more non-Chinese-speaking pupils integrate.


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