Hong Kong students can be easily misled into believing depression is a natural by-product of their achievement-oriented school system. Photo: Shutterstock

Three steps for Hong Kong to help depressed students and prevent suicides: diagnosis, education reform and mindset change

  • The increase in student suicides in Hong Kong is related to more cases of depression and anxiety
Topic |   Suicides in Hong Kong

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Hong Kong students can be easily misled into believing depression is a natural by-product of their achievement-oriented school system. Photo: Shutterstock
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A government task force on home-school cooperation and parent education has recommended a campaign to encourage parents to cultivate a balanced upbringing for their children. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong parents are not the real problem, the grades-driven education system is

  • There’s no sense in trying to change the way parents think about their children’s education when they have limited control over how important test scores are
Topic |   Hong Kong schools

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A government task force on home-school cooperation and parent education has recommended a campaign to encourage parents to cultivate a balanced upbringing for their children. Photo: Shutterstock
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