United Kingdom  Video

“Britain's speediest news portal”
One News Page
> >

Lawmakers demand cap on homework set for Hong Kong primary school pupils

S.China Morning Post Friday, 5 January 2018
Lawmakers in Hong Kong on Friday demanded a cap on the amount of homework set for primary school students, as children in the city are becoming increasingly stressed and overworked. Eleven legislators on the Panel on Education called on the Education Bureau to consider imposing maximum hours of homework for primary school pupils, restricting homework assigned on Fridays to the same amount as other days, and making at least one school break homework-free. The lawmakers also questioned the deputy...
0
shares
Share on
Facebook
Share on
Twitter
Post on 
Reddit
Share by
Email
 
Source: Storyful Studio - < > Embed
News video: Students Design Stunning Mural on Chalkboard

▶ Students Design Stunning Mural on Chalkboard 01:00

These talented students from a school in Hong Kong created a mural on a blackboard with an array of colored chalks.“We spent 5-6 hours finishing this incredible chalkboard art! Chalkboards can be found in nearly all classrooms of Hong Kong’s schools, and as students, it’s a part of...

Recent related news

Concerns persist as Hong Kong schools prepare to reopen after early Lunar New Year break caused by flu spread

After an extended Lunar New Year break, Hong Kong’s schools, pupils and parents are gearing up with extra caution for the first day of classes since the sudden...
S.China Morning Post - Asia-Pacific

Secondary school pupils 'not reading challenging enough books'

Secondary school pupils 'not reading challenging enough books'
A study finds children over the age of 11 read with less understanding than many primary school pupils.
BBC News - UKAlso reported by •BBC Local News

You Might Like


Tweets about this


Other recent news in Asia-Pacific

China proposes to let XI JINPING extend presidency beyond 2023SRIDEVI: India mourns Bollywood superstar SRIDEVI dead at 54
MENTAL HEALTH patients face 'discriminatory' wait in emergency departmentsAsia and Australia Edition: Xi Jinping, NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION, Syria: Your Monday Briefing
As the Pyeongchang OLYMPICS close, so too does the myth of fair competitionBOSTON BRUINS acquire Rick Nash in trade with New York Rangers
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2018 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+