Researchers said the government should increase funding to schools with a small intake of non-Chinese-speaking pupils. Photo: SCMP

Hong Kong schools struggling to teach Chinese to ethnic minority students, sparking calls for more government funding to tackle problem

  • Only about 38 per cent of teachers say they are confident in teaching the subject to non-Chinese-speakers, survey finds
  • Most primary school principals report having difficulty in employing staff with relevant skills to teach Chinese as a second language
Topic |   Ethnic minorities in Hong Kong
Researchers said the government should increase funding to schools with a small intake of non-Chinese-speaking pupils. Photo: SCMP
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