As continuously pointed out by various research, media reporting and the recent Ombudsman Direct Investigation Report, ethnic minorities face discrimination and unfair treatment during kindergarten admissions, and the lack of support especially in Chinese learning in mainstream kindergartens. With the implementation of the Kindergarten Education Scheme in 2017/18, related guidelines and indicators were revised and new measures supporting the teaching and learning of non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students are introduced. This study aims to find out if kindergarten admission and education for NCS children have improved after the relevant support measures are in place.
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