More than 70 per cent of Hong Kong kindergartens shedding staff, survey reveals, as emigration and Covid-19 pandemic hits sector

//More than 70 per cent of Hong Kong kindergartens shedding staff, survey reveals, as emigration and Covid-19 pandemic hits sector

More than 70 per cent of Hong Kong kindergartens shedding staff, survey reveals, as emigration and Covid-19 pandemic hits sector

More than 70 per cent of 240 kindergartens and nursery schools polled in Hong Kong say they have laid off teachers this academic year or plan to do so, with nearly half experiencing a significant withdrawal of pupils.Emigration and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic were given as the main reasons for children being pulled out of preschool, according to the Federation of Education Workers, which carried out the survey.The federation said the drop in pupil enrolment was expected to continue over…

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