09 Apr '11, 1am

Chinese teacher reaches the top of her class: AFTER almost 40 years in education, Madam Ng Tai Cheen, 60, has be...

Chinese teacher reaches the top of her class: AFTER almost 40 years in education, Madam Ng Tai Cheen, 60, has be...

After almost 40 years in education, Madam Ng Tai Cheen, 60, has become the first Chinese language teacher to be promoted to the pinnacle grade - Superscale H - of the teaching track. -- ST PHOTO: CAROLINE CHIA AFTER almost 40 years in education, Madam Ng Tai Cheen, 60, has become the first Chinese language teacher to be promoted to the pinnacle grade - Superscale H - of the teaching track. She is the second teacher to reach the grade. The first was Madam Aw Wai Lin, 61, a science teacher, who was promoted last year. Madam Ng is currently a principal master teacher - one of four teachers to hold the highest position on the teaching track, equivalent to a school principal in terms of salary and standing. She works closely with other teachers to help them improve. Addressing about 350 Ministry of Education (MOE) officers at Suntec convention centre on Friday at the first of s...

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