Education, Skills and Learning

This is where teachers are most (and least) respected

Toothbrushes and toothpaste are seen in cups in front of a blackboard bearing Chinese characters which read: "My heart stays. My alma mater, teachers, goodbye" which were left by the previous students inside their dormitory at Yangguang primary school in Feidong county, Anhui province August 31, 2011. Founded in 2006, the school was the first civilian-run boarding school for "leftover children" whose parents left their hometown to earn a living. It currently has 10 teachers and a total of 303 students from the age of 3 to 14, local media reported. Picture taken August 31, 2011. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: EDUCATION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - GM1E7910Z8601

China holds teachers in highest regard, according to the Global Teacher Status Index 2018. Image: Reuters

Johnny Wood
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