Hong Kong’s Covid-19 travel curbs are fuelling drop in applications for primary school places, Education Bureau says

//Hong Kong’s Covid-19 travel curbs are fuelling drop in applications for primary school places, Education Bureau says

Hong Kong’s Covid-19 travel curbs are fuelling drop in applications for primary school places, Education Bureau says

Covid-19 travel restrictions are contributing to an expected 10 per cent drop in applications for the next centralised allocation of Primary One places, according to Hong Kong education officials.But parents said on Saturday they remained anxious over whether their children would secure a place at their preferred school, despite reduced competition amid low numbers of cross-border students entering Hong Kong’s education system.The Education Bureau estimates that 26,642 six-year-old pupils will…

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