Dozens of Hong Kong schools hit by falling enrolment face ‘inevitable’ closures as 40,000 families leave city, population shrinks

//Dozens of Hong Kong schools hit by falling enrolment face ‘inevitable’ closures as 40,000 families leave city, population shrinks

Dozens of Hong Kong schools hit by falling enrolment face ‘inevitable’ closures as 40,000 families leave city, population shrinks

Dozens of Hong Kong primary and secondary schools face closure as a result of falling enrolment, a situation made worse by the departure of about 40,000 families who emigrated over the past year, according to the head of the city’s biggest pro-establishment education group.Wong Kwan-yu, president of the 35,000-strong Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers, which represents mainly teachers, said some closures were inevitable.Apart from the recent wave of emigration, the city’s low birth rate…

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