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New crown pneumonia | Kindergarten principal: It is difficult to teach online, and some schools are financially troubled and have dropouts 

2020-08-05T04:19:31.423Z

The new crown pneumonia epidemic continues. The Education Bureau recently announced (on the 3rd) that the new school year’s primary and secondary schools and kindergartens will "open school" as scheduled, but they cannot return to school to receive face-to-face instruction. Learning at home means that schools need to implement online teaching. Kindergarten principal and council member of the Education Association Guan Shuling said in a radio program today (5th) that online live broadcast or video teaching is difficult for kindergarten children and burdens parents and teachers. Guan is also worried that students who are unable to attend school will trigger a new wave of dropouts. Many schools have already used their reserves to operate and hope that the Education Bureau can provide a new round of subsidies.



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Written by: Kong Fanxu

2020-08-05 12:05

Last update date: 2020-08-05 12:05

The new crown pneumonia epidemic continues. The Education Bureau recently announced (on the 3rd) that the new school year’s primary and secondary schools and kindergartens will "open school" as scheduled, but they cannot return to school to receive face-to-face instruction. Learning at home means that schools need to implement online teaching.

Kindergarten principal and council member of the Education Association Guan Shuling said in a radio program today (5th) that online live broadcast or video teaching is difficult for kindergarten children and burdens parents and teachers. Guan is also worried that students who are unable to attend school will trigger a new wave of dropouts. Many schools have already used their reserves to operate and hope that the Education Bureau can provide a new round of subsidies.

Guan Shuling, the principal of kindergarten and director of the Education Association, is worried that kindergartens will embark on a new wave of dropouts. (Profile picture)

Kwan Shu-ling said in Hong Kong and Taiwan’s "Millenniums" today that it is difficult for parents and children to learn face-to-face in kindergartens. Because the school age is too young, computer learning may not be suitable. Moreover, not all kindergartens have scientific and technical personnel, which has increased the work of teachers in disguise. I hope the Education Bureau can provide assistance.

Guan continued that at the beginning of the epidemic, a wave of dropouts began to emerge in February. Many students were admitted to primary schools and "parents simply refused to pay tuition". Cross-border students were once again unable to come to Hong Kong. The school community has reported to the Education Bureau, but Recently, many students in Class N have dropped out, and some kindergarten institutions have closed down. I don’t want the same situation to happen again. Guan believes that the Education Bureau is inadequate and irresponsible. Many schools have almost exhausted the first round of funding, and even used reserves to operate and pay salaries, resulting in a financial crisis.

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Source: hk1

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