Analyses | Education and human resources | 2021-01-25 | Sing Tao

Can an independent statutory body help handle complaints against teachers?

The cancellation of two teachers’ registration by the Education Bureau has aroused public concern over the mechanism handling complaints against teachers. While some educators suggest adding mid-level penalties to ensure the punishments are commensurate with the gravity of the misconduct, some believe that the regulations on teachers should be implemented by an independent statutory body instead of administrative departments. How the society choose between various options?

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