Global Times reports that 2,939 Uyghur-speaking teachers from Xinjiang will be sent to schools...
by Melissa M. Chan | Nov 29, 2011
Anti-discrimination laws in China state that people who have HIV or AIDS are entitled to equal employment and medical treatment, but three men from three different provinces claimed that they were denied government teaching jobs...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 11, 2010
The planned dismissal of 448,000 substitute teachers throughout China has generated angry comments from netizens. A few days ago, ChinaHush translated news reports about the lay-offs and posted photos illustrating the difficult...
by dwang | Apr 3, 2009
China has jailed eight parents and teachers after uncovering elaborate schemes to help students pass the college entrance exams, tests which often determine the socioeconomic fate of young people and their future dependents in...
by Jenny Leung | Dec 1, 2008
As reported in a previous post on CDT, two female students accused their political science professor, Yang Shiqun, of being “counterrevolutionary.” This is in line with a growing trend of bloggers and journalists...
by Jenny Leung | Nov 16, 2008
There is a new phrase circulating in China’s internet taken from China’s past to describe the repression of freedom of speech. China Media Project’s Emma Lupano reports: As the internet has grown rapidly in...
by Liu Yong | Jun 16, 2008
From Reuters: A Chinese high school teacher has been sacked and denounced by local media and Internet users for fleeing a classroom before his students during last month’s devastating earthquake. Fan Meizhong, a...
by Linjun Fan | Mar 8, 2008
Seven hundred teachers in Yunfu City of Guangdong province went to demonstrate on the street on March 4 to protest their low salaries, according to reports on several Chinese Internet forums. Various reports say the teachers...
by Sophia Cao | Sep 12, 2007
From Xinhua: China’s Compulsory Education Law which took effect last September stipulates that the local average wage for teachers should not be lower than that of civil servant. Teachers’ wages generally comprise two parts: “basic income” and “structural income” which varies according to rank, school and region….[Full Text] See also “A Generation of Rural Teachers […]
by Mo Ming | Jan 2, 2007
From Global Voices Online: Teachers in Huadu, an outlying suburb of Southern China metropolis Guangzhou went on strike yesterday in front of the local district government building yesterday, calling for higher wages. A thorough look through Google search results for “Huadu” “teacher” and “protest” suggests a media blackout, which the teachers seem to have expected, […]
by Sophia Cao | Sep 23, 2006
From China Daily: People may think that professors, especially those at famous universities, are wealthy, but they say they are rather poor. Assistant professor at prestigious Peking University A Yi made it clear his monthly salary of 4,768 yuan (US$601) was not enough on his online web log and claimed there would be no way […]
CDT in the News
- The Philadelphia Inquirer – China steps up online controls with new rule for bloggers
- Mind Matters – For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China
- Hoover Institution – Xiao Qiang On China’s Model Of Digital Authoritarianism
- New York Times – In China, an App Offered Space for Debate. Then the Censors Came.
- Taiwan CNA – China blocks Clubhouse, official media say “anti-China has nothing to do with free speech”