There is considerable research which suggests that delaying the start of school until the age of seven provides mental health benefits for a child. Photo: Shutterstock

Should five-year-olds in Hong Kong really be getting homework?

Melissa Stevens says education is important but, with alarming numbers of students considering self-harm, we should be wary of putting too much pressure on young children

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There is considerable research which suggests that delaying the start of school until the age of seven provides mental health benefits for a child. Photo: Shutterstock
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