[Explanation] The Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers was established in April 1975. It has always adhered to the stance of “love the country and love Hong Kong”, and promote the development of education with a rational and pragmatic attitude in the spirit of “concentrating professionalism and serving co-workers”.

On August 11, Huang Jinliang, chairman of the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers, said in an exclusive interview with a reporter from China News Agency that as one of Hong Kong's important education organizations, the Federation of Education has served Hong Kong teachers for nearly half a century.

Currently, the Federation of Education is planning to set up a teachers union to provide more services to Hong Kong teachers in three areas: rights, professional development, and welfare.

  [Concurrent] Huang Jinliang, Chairman of the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers

  In the Federation of Education, we are registered as an educational organization, which is slightly different from a trade union.

Therefore, in order to further protect the rights and interests of teachers, we will actually have a trade union planning to launch it in the future.

In fact, we have successfully registered this union.

The most important thing is that we are now planning the arrangement of manpower, as well as the arrangement of some resources, as well as the establishment of the secretariat, etc., and we are now negotiating.

After the launch of this union in the future, I believe that it can be more representative, can help teachers, and safeguard the rights of teachers at the level of rights and interests.

  [Explanation] Professional training and career development are also one of the focuses of teachers' concern.

Huang Jinliang pointed out that in the future, the Federation of Education will strengthen cooperation with universities and training institutions to provide teachers with more courses they need.

  [Concurrent] Huang Jinliang, Chairman of the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers

  At the level of teacher professional development, we will increase our efforts in the future.

In the past, we have continuously held many teacher workshops, and even held the annual excellent teacher election.

In the future, we will continue to cooperate with some colleges and universities and some training institutions, hoping to provide teachers with more courses they need.

We may promote more courses to some new teachers.

I hope to be able to directly address the needs of teachers and provide them with courses that they urgently need.

  [Explanation] At the level of teacher welfare, Huang Jinliang said that for many years, the Federation of Education has been committed to providing support for the work and life of educators.

In the future, the Federation of Education will also expand cooperation with department stores, supermarkets and other institutions to strive for more concessions and benefits for teachers.

  [Concurrent] Huang Jinliang, Chairman of the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers

  At the level of welfare, we have all launched online shopping platforms, and we are currently negotiating cooperation with some department stores and supermarkets outside, hoping to provide more welfare to our industry teachers. In fact, the Federation of Education There are also certain discounts and benefits that are provided to our educators. Therefore, in this regard, we will also increase our efforts and do more in the future.

  [Explanation] As the chairman of the Hong Kong Federation of Education, Huang Jinliang said frankly that in the future the Federation of Education will make more contributions to educators in many ways, and he also looks forward to and welcomes more educators to join.

  [Concurrent] Huang Jinliang, Chairman of the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers

  We just want to work hard to do our job well.

After other educators, (if) he thinks that the Federation of Education is ready, if he thinks he wants to join, we are very welcome.

We will definitely do more for the industry in the future expansion of work, and do more room for expansion, hoping to be able to do more positive work for the rights, profession and welfare of teachers in many aspects. ) And more contributions.

  Reporter Fan Siyi and Li Yue reporting from Hong Kong

Editor in charge: [Wang Kai]

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