Hong Kong parents cite waning competition for school places as discretionary admission exercise kicks off, point to broader emigration wave

//Hong Kong parents cite waning competition for school places as discretionary admission exercise kicks off, point to broader emigration wave

Hong Kong parents cite waning competition for school places as discretionary admission exercise kicks off, point to broader emigration wave

Hong Kong parents said competition for school places for their children had waned as a discretionary admission exercise kicked off on Monday, with some pointing to an overall withdrawal of students amid a broader emigration wave as the cause.The city’s schools have been losing pupils since the summer holidays, with the latest official figures showing there were 6,016 and 193 new vacancies at secondary and primary schools respectively between August and the end of November last year.At Queen’s…

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By | 2022-01-03T13:48:07+00:00 January 3rd, 2022|Education|Comments Off on Hong Kong parents cite waning competition for school places as discretionary admission exercise kicks off, point to broader emigration wave