Primary school students in a Wan Chai school pray for the Covid-19 pandemic to ease before class on June 8. Photo: Nora Tam Primary school students in a Wan Chai school pray for the Covid-19 pandemic to ease before class on June 8. Photo: Nora Tam
Primary school students in a Wan Chai school pray for the Covid-19 pandemic to ease before class on June 8. Photo: Nora Tam
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

As Hong Kong’s busy children return to schools, time to rethink the point of education

  • We should stop being so overly competitive that we break our children and risk mental health problems. Teaching kindness and consideration instead would increase resilience – and the chance of happiness

Primary school students in a Wan Chai school pray for the Covid-19 pandemic to ease before class on June 8. Photo: Nora Tam Primary school students in a Wan Chai school pray for the Covid-19 pandemic to ease before class on June 8. Photo: Nora Tam
Primary school students in a Wan Chai school pray for the Covid-19 pandemic to ease before class on June 8. Photo: Nora Tam
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Alice Wu

Alice Wu

Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008. Alice's daily needs include her journals, books, a multi-coloured pen and several lattes.