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Academic marginalisation of Hong Kong’s ethnic minority groups increases amid coronavirus pandemic

Children from ethnic minority groups in Hong Kong have long struggled to learn Cantonese, but a lack of access to computers or the internet during the Covid-19 pandemic is a further obstacle to their studies, according to advocates and parents.Manoj Dhar, CEO and co-founder of the charity Integrated Brilliant Education Trust – which runs two learning centres in Hong Kong – said these children had been more excluded since the Covid-19 pandemic began.For many, he said, the problems started early…

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