Kindergarten students in Hong Kong attend a class on June 15. Research shows that school closure not only affects children academically, but the social distancing also affects their mental and physical well-being. Photo: Nora Tam Kindergarten students in Hong Kong attend a class on June 15. Research shows that school closure not only affects children academically, but the social distancing also affects their mental and physical well-being. Photo: Nora Tam
Kindergarten students in Hong Kong attend a class on June 15. Research shows that school closure not only affects children academically, but the social distancing also affects their mental and physical well-being. Photo: Nora Tam

Letters | Amid coronavirus school closures, could pandemic pods be the answer to parents’ prayers?

  • Parents across the US are organising learning pods of five to six pupils each to provide the educational environment children need while minimising infection risks. Hong Kong could adopt the idea with help from schools and government guidance

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Kindergarten students in Hong Kong attend a class on June 15. Research shows that school closure not only affects children academically, but the social distancing also affects their mental and physical well-being. Photo: Nora Tam Kindergarten students in Hong Kong attend a class on June 15. Research shows that school closure not only affects children academically, but the social distancing also affects their mental and physical well-being. Photo: Nora Tam
Kindergarten students in Hong Kong attend a class on June 15. Research shows that school closure not only affects children academically, but the social distancing also affects their mental and physical well-being. Photo: Nora Tam
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