Saturday, February 25, 2006

誰的壓力更大?

2月25日明報報道﹕

‧上月連續有兩名教師輕生,觸發社會關注教師的壓力問題,教協發起萬名教師大遊行向教統局表達不滿‥‥教統局先後推出多項措施為教師減壓,包括撥16億元增加學校發展津貼。

「上月連續有兩名教師輕生」的確很令人擔心,不過,自己粗略計算過,只在過去一個星期,便有四名學生自殺或企圖自殺﹕

- 2月21日(見報日期)﹕名校生跳樓
- 2月23日(見報日期)﹕小六生跳樓
- 2月24日(見報日期)﹕中二生割脈
- 2月25日(見報日期)﹕中四生仰藥

由此來看,學生的壓力比教師理應大很多、很多、很多‥‥

然而,學生們似乎比他們的老師更冷靜﹕他們沒有因此而發起萬人示威,又沒有因此而要求政府多給津貼﹗

1 comment:

Zoner Trading said...

I can't say definitively teachers have more pressure. However, your argument is not necessarily relevant. There are many more students than teachers, so even if you show more students attempt to commit suicide doesn't necessarily prove your point. Also, it may also be a natural phenomena that teenagers/students are more likely to commit suicide than adults, because they tend not to think of consequences less (as compared to adults) as they are still immature.

(I don't mean to argue that adults/teachers have more pressure; however, I am arguing that your hypothesis needs more/better evidence to backup)