Emily Matchar

Emily Matchar

Emily Matchar is a writer and educator based in Hong Kong and Pittsboro, North Carolina. She is the author of Homeward Bound: Why Women Are Embracing the New Domesticity.

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Opinion | Why Hong Kong children need to return to normal school days

The EDB’s 70 per cent vaccination rule for school reopening seems neither scientific nor is it being equally applied. Most students have not had a full day of school since 2020, but private schools can fully reopen as their facilities are deemed suitable for social distancing.

The EDB’s 70 per cent vaccination rule for school reopening seems neither scientific nor is it being equally applied. Most students have not had a full day of school since 2020, but private schools can fully reopen as their facilities are deemed suitable for social distancing.

17 Sep 2021 - 6:45AM
Opinion | Hong Kong needs to reopen schools and save children from the ‘Covid slide’ in education

Children, particularly the very young and those from less well-off families, need in-person classes to learn well, and virtual learning is a poor substitute.

Children, particularly the very young and those from less well-off families, need in-person classes to learn well, and virtual learning is a poor substitute.

8 Feb 2021 - 11:00AM