The Ministry of Education (MOE) has launched a new centre to boost
the development and training of teachers.
The cartoon above is inspired by a video that has been making its round
on the Internet. It shows a boy hitting two of his classmates repeatedly,
in the presence of a teacher who was "unaware of the bullying".
Apparently, this bullying had been going on for a while and it is
only brought to light recently by the video clip.
To the person who recorded and posted it online: Thank You.
MOE's reply after this incident: "We do not tolerate bullying in any form,
and schools have in place a system and measures to support a safe,
conducive learning environment. Teachers have the responsibility
to maintain discipline in the classrooms and deal with bullying."
Perhaps one particular teacher didn't get the memo.