Physical education is becoming a more important element of student performance. Photo: STR/AFP Physical education is becoming a more important element of student performance. Photo: STR/AFP
Physical education is becoming a more important element of student performance. Photo: STR/AFP

Survival of the fittest: sport the new arena for China’s children in tutoring crackdown aftermath

  • A government shift towards making physical strength and ability a higher priority is putting pressure on children, parents and newly swamped coaches
  • Beijing forecasts the sports sector to be worth 5 trillion yuan by 2025, a 70 per cent increase from 2019 levels

Topic |   China education
Physical education is becoming a more important element of student performance. Photo: STR/AFP Physical education is becoming a more important element of student performance. Photo: STR/AFP
Physical education is becoming a more important element of student performance. Photo: STR/AFP
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