Falling through the cracks: Hong Kong’s vulnerable pupils set back by months of online lessons at home during coronavirus crisis

//Falling through the cracks: Hong Kong’s vulnerable pupils set back by months of online lessons at home during coronavirus crisis

Falling through the cracks: Hong Kong’s vulnerable pupils set back by months of online lessons at home during coronavirus crisis

After months of staying home and attending classes online because of the Covid-19 pandemic, siblings May* and Ben* agree on one thing: they prefer going to school. “I don’t like doing homework at home,” said May, nine, a Primary Four pupil in Hong Kong. “In school, I could play with my classmates and have snacks during breaks.” She and her younger brother, eight and in Primary Three, live with their mother in a 150 sq ft subdivided flat in Tsuen Wan. The ventilation is poor, and the kitchen…

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