PTUNEWS (Issue 712) 2020-12

HKPTU was notified that a staff member has been tested positive for COVID-19. Mongkok Service Centre has been temporarily closed and will resume service on 27 Dec 2020.
Causeway Bay Service Centre will remain open (Monday-Saturday: 9:30 am – 7:30 pm , Sunday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm).
Mongkok Service Centre has also undergone a thorough cleaning and sterilisation and all concerned staff members have been arranged with COVID-19 testing. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Carrie Lam Says Liberal Studies ‘Deviate’ and Orders Reform
Ip Kin-Yuen: Accusations are Unfounded
Fung Wai-Wah: Reform Proposal Must Be Withdrawn

Chief Executive Carrie Lam said in the Policy Address that Liberal Studies has deviated from the subject’s objectives. Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung announced reform of Liberal Studies afterwards, which includes renaming, simplifying grading system to pass or fail, halving the curriculum and teaching hours, as well as eliminating Independent Enquiry Study (IES) amongst others. Hong Kong Professional Teachers’ Union (PTU) Vice-President Ip Kin-Yuen said Lam’s accusations are unfounded and questioned the reform did not consider the suggestions provided by the Task Force on Review of School Curriculum (Task Force). Effectively, the reform was to ‘kill the subject’. PTU President Fung Wai-Wah strongly condemned the reform and demanded the proposal to be withdrawn.
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Notice of change in opening hours – Christmas holidays, New Year

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Special Offer from PTU Supermarket

Electrical Appliances:

German Pool Portable Bathroom Heater
HTW-220
Special Price

  • Movable with multiple easy installation methods
  • 2 heating modes with cooling fan function
  • Suitable for bathrooms, baby rooms and offices
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  • Energy-saving mode
  • Detachable metal rail for laundry drying

Available at HKPTU Service Centres (Mongkok / Causeway Bay)
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