Kindergartens in Hong Kong ‘facing staff shortages’ as teachers working up to 70-hour weeks threaten to quit their jobs over excessive demands of government scheme

//Kindergartens in Hong Kong ‘facing staff shortages’ as teachers working up to 70-hour weeks threaten to quit their jobs over excessive demands of government scheme

Kindergartens in Hong Kong ‘facing staff shortages’ as teachers working up to 70-hour weeks threaten to quit their jobs over excessive demands of government scheme

Kindergarten teachers have to work up to 70 hours a week following the introduction of a free education scheme two years ago that risks triggering an exodus of staff, a survey has found.More than 90 per cent of the 1,255 kindergarten teachers and principals polled also said they were stressed and not getting enough sleep because of the extra administrative burden of the system.The findings were revealed on Tuesday in a survey conducted in May by the Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers,…

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