Hong Kong’s exam-driven education system means young people who go straight into the workforce from school face an uphill struggle. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong’s exam-driven education system means young people who go straight into the workforce from school face an uphill struggle. Photo: Dickson Lee
Paul Yip
Opinion

Opinion

Paul Yip

Hong Kong schools must focus on mental health to produce resilient adults

  • Most schools are too focused on producing students who get good grades and go to university to prepare young people for other paths in life
  • Mental health training should be included in the compulsory curriculum to cultivate positive life attitudes, regardless of academic success

Hong Kong’s exam-driven education system means young people who go straight into the workforce from school face an uphill struggle. Photo: Dickson Lee
Hong Kong’s exam-driven education system means young people who go straight into the workforce from school face an uphill struggle. Photo: Dickson Lee
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