Hong Kong teacher struck off for allegedly promoting independence as Lam vows more action against ‘bad apples’

The Hong Kong government has cancelled the registration of a teacher who allegedly spread pro-independence messages to primary schoolchildren, in what Chief Executive Carrie Lam described as a “very serious matter.”The Education Bureau announced that the teacher was de-registered late last month for “serious professional misconduct.” It said the syllabus, teaching materials and worksheet designed by the teacher had disseminated pro-independence messages.The bureau also reprimanded the school principal and vice-principal for “improper supervision.” The leading teachers’ union hit back, describi…

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