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Should teachers accept gifts from students?

( Updated: 2015-09-07 08:08

Seneca (expat in China)

I think gifts given to teachers are not the ideal way of showing a form of deference; it would be much better if teachers were treated with the respect they deserve throughout the whole year. If a Teachers' Day is needed it should be held in a uniform manner, possibly as a national holiday.

Should teachers accept gifts from students?

Luo Guangxiang, who has been a teacher for 37 years, starts the first lesson of a new term on Sept 1 in the remote mountain village of Hengzhai in East China's Jiangxi province. He has dedicated his life to students in the mountains and was honored as "The Most Devoted Village Teacher" in Jiangxi. [Photo/IC]

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