Teachers and students say obstacles in Hong Kong’s education system have slowed down ethnic minority pupils in their learning of Chinese. Photo: SCMP
Teachers and students say obstacles in Hong Kong’s education system have slowed down ethnic minority pupils in their learning of Chinese. Photo: SCMP

Can Hong Kong’s ethnic minority children master Chinese? It’s an uphill struggle, say students, teachers

  • Students say lessons are at such a basic level, they have neither confidence nor ability to aim higher
  • Hard to teach such a wide mix of students, say teachers, calling for clearer direction, incentives

Teachers and students say obstacles in Hong Kong’s education system have slowed down ethnic minority pupils in their learning of Chinese. Photo: SCMP
Teachers and students say obstacles in Hong Kong’s education system have slowed down ethnic minority pupils in their learning of Chinese. Photo: SCMP
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