10 Oct '16, 5am

Working after school hours part of 'service'? Your head lah

Working after school hours part of 'service'? Your head lah

Wow. I just read your letter to the papers and the sense of entitlement is astounding. "The school is providing a service, with its customers being primarily the students who are minors, and the parents. Students need constant chaperoning." Excuse me, a school is a not service. It is a partner in the educating of your kids. Students are not its "customers" and neither are teachers the only ones responsible for the education of your children. You don't get to treat schools like commercial tuition centres, that you pay for. Even commercial tuition centres have working hours for their staff. Why should schools be any different? "Parents pick schools with the "best service" to maximise the potential of their children. They have a strong preference for schools with the best results in major exams and strong showing at co-curricular activity (CCA) competitions, which means extra...

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