Percentage of Non-Chinese Students in so-called "designated schools"
The amount of annual grant received, the number of non-Chinese speaking (NCS) students by grade and the percentage of NCS students of all students in respect of the schools with school-based support programmes specifically arranged for NCS students (the so-called “designated schools”) in the 2011/12 and 2012/13 school years are at Annex A.
Kindergarten Chinese Support
The kindergarten education stage is a crucial period for ethnic minority school children to build a sound foundation in their Chinese language abilities. The children's Chinese proficiency also affects whether their parents place them into mainstream or designated primary schools.