A survey of 239 kindergartens has found nearly half have suffered pupil withdrawals this academic year Photo: Winson Wong

A survey of 239 kindergartens has found nearly half have suffered pupil withdrawals this academic year Photo: Winson Wong
A survey of 239 kindergartens has found nearly half have suffered pupil withdrawals this academic year Photo: Winson Wong
Education

More than 70 per cent of Hong Kong kindergartens shedding staff, survey reveals, as emigration and Covid-19 pandemic hits sector

  • Kindergartens are under financial strain from falling pupil rolls, with staff linking the trend to the Covid-19 pandemic and rising levels of emigration
  • 72 per cent of Hong Kong preschools polled by the Federation of Education Workers reported either laying off teachers this year, or planning to take such action

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A survey of 239 kindergartens has found nearly half have suffered pupil withdrawals this academic year Photo: Winson Wong

A survey of 239 kindergartens has found nearly half have suffered pupil withdrawals this academic year Photo: Winson Wong
A survey of 239 kindergartens has found nearly half have suffered pupil withdrawals this academic year Photo: Winson Wong
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