Ben and May study at home amid the coronavirus pandemic. A year of online learning from home has taken its toll on Hong Kong students like them. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Ben and May study at home amid the coronavirus pandemic. A year of online learning from home has taken its toll on Hong Kong students like them. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

A year of online school has pushed children from low-income families further down the learning curve

  • A year of online learning from home has taken its toll on Hong Kong students, some of whom have had to deal with cramped flats or poor internet connections
  • As they return to the classroom, teachers and parents assess the educational, emotional and physical impact of the pandemic on the city’s young people

Ben and May study at home amid the coronavirus pandemic. A year of online learning from home has taken its toll on Hong Kong students like them. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Ben and May study at home amid the coronavirus pandemic. A year of online learning from home has taken its toll on Hong Kong students like them. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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