Mr. Chen is sending his students back home after school.
A man and his wife in a Sichuan province village have gained admiration from the community after dedicating more than 30 years to teaching at a local primary school due to a lack of teachers, Tencent News reports.
Upon learning about the shortage of teachers in his hometown, the husband, Chen Hongquan, began to teach Chinese at the primary school after graduating from a polytechnic school. He said it’s been 32 years since he started.
Mrs. Ming is teaching math to students.
His wife, Ming Hongyan, followed her husband’s footsteps and began teaching math in the same school.
The couple is sending students home.
Ming told reporters that as long as there’s a student, they will always stay and teach in the rural village.
The couple is cooking lunch for the kids.
Previously on Shanghaiist: For 38 years, this man has been the sole teacher at a primary school in rural Hunan
By Lucy Liu
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