Dozens of Hong Kong schools hit by falling enrolment face ‘inevitable’ closures as 40,000 families leave city, population shrinks

Nov 10, 2021 | INVESTING

Dozens of Hong Kong primary and secondary schools face closure as a result of falling enrolment, a situation made worse by the departure of about 40,000 families who emigrated over the past year, according to the head of the city’s biggest pro-establishment education group.Wong Kwan Yu, president of the 35,000-strong Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers, which represents mainly teachers, said some closures were inevitable.Apart from the recent wave of emigration, the city’s low birth rate…

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