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China's 25th Teacher's Day

Senior Chinese leader stresses accessible education on eve of Teacher's Day

Pupils around the nation present gifts to their teachers ahead of the nation's 25th Teachers's Day in China Sept 9, 2009. Full story

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Robot teacher makes debut

In what could be a harbinger of the future, elementary-school students in Tokyo are being taught by a robot.

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Teacher's Day, don't forget those on special posts

2009-09-10 01:30:09 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- With the annual Teacher's Day falling on Thursday and students in big cities visiting their teachers to express their thanks, those who worked on their special posts should be remembered as well.

Senior Chinese leader stresses accessible education on eve of Teacher's Day

2009-09-09 11:36:42 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor Liu Yandong Wednesday stressed the importance of providing accessible education to the public and urged teachers to serve as models for their students.

Bird's Nest to offer free admission to teachers on their special day

2009-09-09 05:54:15 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- The National Stadium, or the Bird's Nest, will open to teachers free of charge on Teacher's Day which falls on Sept. 10.

China's demand for primary, junior high school teachers to reduce by 1 mln by 2020: report

2009-09-08 13:49:44 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- China's demand for teachers in its nine-year compulsory education is expected to drop by 1 million or 12 percent from the figure in 2008, according to a report released by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Tuesday.

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Handicapped teacher and mini primary school

2009-09-11 01:52:24 GMT Xinhua English Shao Jun, 42 years old, lost his right arm during an accident at the age of 19. He started teaching at Dongshan Primary School in 1998 and spent 11 years there. As high-grade pupils were gradually transferred to downtown schools, there is one class in the school with only eight pupils.

Teachers' Day celebrated around the nation

2009-09-10 09:55:38 GMT Xinhua English Pupils around the nation present gifts to their teachers ahead of the nation's 25th Teachers's Day in China Sept 9, 2009.

Happy Teachers' Day!

2009-09-10 05:14:12 GMT Xinhua English It was the Teachers' Day on Thursday and lots of students chose flowers as a sweet gift for teachers, stimulating high demands for fresh flowers during the Teachers' Day.

Twin sisters teach at same school in Shaanxi

2009-09-10 03:24:28 GMT Xinhua English Wang Xiaomei and Deng Dong'e, a pair of twin sisters teaching at the same school, receive presents given by their students for the Teachers' Day, in Lueyang City, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Sept. 9, 2009.