Vague guidelines, not lack of funding, blamed for Hong Kong schools’ failure to develop ethnic minority students’ language skills

//Vague guidelines, not lack of funding, blamed for Hong Kong schools’ failure to develop ethnic minority students’ language skills

Vague guidelines, not lack of funding, blamed for Hong Kong schools’ failure to develop ethnic minority students’ language skills

Hong Kong education authorities have been urged to issue clearer guidelines on the use of supplemental funding for students from ethnic minority groups after schools were found to have underutilised the resources, leaving pupils with insufficient language skills to achieve their full potential.Hong Kong Unison highlighted the problem as it released a new study on Tuesday, pointing to policies in Canada, Finland and Germany that ensured students from ethnic minority backgrounds had sufficient…

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