Children, as well as their parents and teachers, are having to pick up the pieces after the pandemic disrupted the city’s education system. Photo: Jelly Tse
Children, as well as their parents and teachers, are having to pick up the pieces after the pandemic disrupted the city’s education system. Photo: Jelly Tse

Pity the children: Hong Kong counts the cost of months of virtual lessons amid the Covid pandemic, with no time to play, make friends

  • Younger children struggling to adjust to school life, some teens have anxiety, emotional issues
  • Experts concerned about youngsters’ greater use of electronic devices, rise in child suicides too

Children, as well as their parents and teachers, are having to pick up the pieces after the pandemic disrupted the city’s education system. Photo: Jelly Tse
Children, as well as their parents and teachers, are having to pick up the pieces after the pandemic disrupted the city’s education system. Photo: Jelly Tse
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