Academic marginalisation of Hong Kong’s ethnic minority groups increases amid coronavirus pandemic

//Academic marginalisation of Hong Kong’s ethnic minority groups increases amid coronavirus pandemic

Academic marginalisation of Hong Kong’s ethnic minority groups increases amid coronavirus pandemic

Children from ethnic minority groups in Hong Kong have long struggled to learn Cantonese, but a lack of access to computers or the internet during the Covid-19 pandemic is a further obstacle to their studies, according to advocates and parents.Manoj Dhar, CEO and co-founder of the charity Integrated Brilliant Education Trust – which runs two learning centres in Hong Kong – said these children had been more excluded since the Covid-19 pandemic began.For many, he said, the problems started early…

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