All publicly funded secondary schools in Hong Kong to get two social workers in bid to tackle youth suicides as finance chief Paul Chan earmarks HK$130 million for measure

//All publicly funded secondary schools in Hong Kong to get two social workers in bid to tackle youth suicides as finance chief Paul Chan earmarks HK$130 million for measure

All publicly funded secondary schools in Hong Kong to get two social workers in bid to tackle youth suicides as finance chief Paul Chan earmarks HK$130 million for measure

Every public secondary school in Hong Kong will have two social workers to counsel pupils in a bid to put an end to youth suicides, according to the budget unveiled by the city’s finance chief on Wednesday.Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po said the administration would spend HK$310 million (US$16.7 million) to implement the measure for the city’s 463 publicly funded secondary schools.According to government sources, the decision took into consideration recommendations made by the Committee on…

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