A government order banning Chinese schools from giving homework to young students has come under fire. Photo: Getty Images A government order banning Chinese schools from giving homework to young students has come under fire. Photo: Getty Images
A government order banning Chinese schools from giving homework to young students has come under fire. Photo: Getty Images

Homework ban for Chinese pupils sparks backlash online

  • A provincial-level education authority banning schools from giving written homework to pupils has come under fire, with some saying children will fall behind
  • Earlier, a senior official from China’s Education Ministry urged parents not to put excessive academic pressure on their children

Topic |   Children in China
A government order banning Chinese schools from giving homework to young students has come under fire. Photo: Getty Images A government order banning Chinese schools from giving homework to young students has come under fire. Photo: Getty Images
A government order banning Chinese schools from giving homework to young students has come under fire. Photo: Getty Images
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