The survey conducted this month showed there were at least 60 home-schooling families in the city. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Home-schooling in Hong Kong: number of families opting out of system higher than thought, but do they risk running afoul of education authorities?

  • Survey reveals number educating their children at home is six times the official record
  • The law requires children to attend school but exemptions exist and most parents decide not to tell authorities
Topic |   Education

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The survey conducted this month showed there were at least 60 home-schooling families in the city. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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Illustration: Brian Wang

Hong Kong kindergartens explained: are they the root of city’s education ills?

  • With infants undergoing admissions interviews at just three years old, the rigorous approach to education begins long before children reach the schools usually blamed for it
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Illustration: Brian Wang
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