Hong Kong kindergartens explained: are they the root of city’s education ills?

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Hong Kong kindergartens explained: are they the root of city’s education ills?

Is a happy childhood still possible in Hong Kong? Long days, homework overload and a pressure-cooker-like education system have many calling childhood in the city a nightmare.Critics have consistently hit out at a culture that promotes rote learning and exams over actual life skills. Two studies last year found half of teachers and secondary students showed signs of depression.Some point to the tradition of “monster parents”, a worrying archetype of Hong Kong referring to people who put their…

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By | 2019-04-06T02:00:08+00:00 April 6th, 2019|Education|Comments Off on Hong Kong kindergartens explained: are they the root of city’s education ills?