Oct 04, 2013

    Much respect for teachers here - 'but pay them less'

    There is strong respect for and confidence in the teaching profession in Singapore, but people think that, on average, teachers should be paid almost 14 per cent less than what they are earning. That sentiment was among findings of the 2013 Global Teacher Status Index - a poll of 21 countries by Britain-based, non-profit group Varkey Gems Foundation - released yesterday.