Analyses | Education and human resources | 2015-03-14 | HKEJ

Learning Chinese: A headache for ethnic minorities?

The Centre’s weekly analysis explores the Government’s Chinese language policy towards non-Chinese speaking students and how this affects the future of ethnic minority students. The article points out that since the 2014/15 school year, the Government has implemented the Chinese Language Curriculum Second Language Learning Framework to help them learn Chinese in small incremental steps. The target of the framework and existing examinations have raised a concern about the needs of non-Chinese speaking students can be addressed appropriately.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.