Daily Life of Teachers in Remote Mountain Areas of China's Guangxi

September 11, 2019  Editor: Song Linlin
Daily Life of Teachers in Remote Mountain Areas of China's Guangxi
Teacher Zhou Yunxiong gives a class to students at Yezhudian Village primary school in Guanyang County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, March 23, 2016. Since 2012, reporter has visited 250 teachers in remote mountain areas in Guangxi and recorded their lives. Teachers there always fill multiple roles, such as concierge and cook. There are about 16.74 million teachers in China, a 79 percent surge from the figure in 1985 when China designated Sept. 10 as Teachers' Day, the Ministry of Education said. A total of 510,000 new graduates have been recruited to rural schools of compulsory education in central and western regions since 2012, and 250,000 teachers are stationed in poverty-stricken areas, according to the ministry. [Xinhua]

 

Daily Life of Teachers in Remote Mountain Areas of China's Guangxi
Teacher Huang Yingxiong plays Ping Pong with students during the break at Siye primary school of Sanshi Town, Donglan County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Sept. 10, 2014. Since 2012, reporter has visited 250 teachers in remote mountain areas in Guangxi and recorded their lives. Teachers there always fill multiple roles, such as concierge and cook. There are about 16.74 million teachers in China, a 79 percent surge from the figure in 1985 when China designated Sept. 10 as Teachers' Day, the Ministry of Education said. A total of 510,000 new graduates have been recruited to rural schools of compulsory education in central and western regions since 2012, and 250,000 teachers are stationed in poverty-stricken areas, according to the ministry. [Xinhua]

 

Daily Life of Teachers in Remote Mountain Areas of China's Guangxi
Teacher Zhou Hongjun accompanies his students to go to school after lunch in Xinhe Village, Rongshui Miao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, May 28, 2019. Since 2012, reporter has visited 250 teachers in remote mountain areas in Guangxi and recorded their lives. Teachers there always fill multiple roles, such as concierge and cook. There are about 16.74 million teachers in China, a 79 percent surge from the figure in 1985 when China designated Sept. 10 as Teachers' Day, the Ministry of Education said. A total of 510,000 new graduates have been recruited to rural schools of compulsory education in central and western regions since 2012, and 250,000 teachers are stationed in poverty-stricken areas, according to the ministry. [Xinhua]

 

Daily Life of Teachers in Remote Mountain Areas of China's Guangxi
Teacher Lan Qiaochun gives guidance to students during the break in Qinqi primary school in Du'an Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, Aug. 31, 2017. Since 2012, reporter has visited 250 teachers in remote mountain areas in Guangxi and recorded their lives. Teachers there always fill multiple roles, such as concierge and cook. There are about 16.74 million teachers in China, a 79 percent surge from the figure in 1985 when China designated Sept. 10 as Teachers' Day, the Ministry of Education said. A total of 510,000 new graduates have been recruited to rural schools of compulsory education in central and western regions since 2012, and 250,000 teachers are stationed in poverty-stricken areas, according to the ministry. [Xinhua]

 

Daily Life of Teachers in Remote Mountain Areas of China's Guangxi
Teacher Lu Xiufen helps arrange costumes for students at a teaching point in Zhongliang Town, Jinxiu Yao Autonomous County, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, June 5, 2019. Since 2012, reporter has visited 250 teachers in remote mountain areas in Guangxi and recorded their lives. Teachers there always fill multiple roles, such as concierge and cook. There are about 16.74 million teachers in China, a 79 percent surge from the figure in 1985 when China designated Sept. 10 as Teachers' Day, the Ministry of Education said. A total of 510,000 new graduates have been recruited to rural schools of compulsory education in central and western regions since 2012, and 250,000 teachers are stationed in poverty-stricken areas, according to the ministry. [Xinhua]

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