Why 3 special education teachers quit jobs to teach urban farming instead

Green Cube urban farmer Frasier Lee, who is diagnosed with autism and global developmental delay, growing microgreens from home. PHOTOS: GREEN CUBE
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SINGAPORE - Inspired by the flexibility of working from home, three teachers from the special education sector left their jobs amid the Covid-19 pandemic to teach young people with intellectual disabilities how to farm at home.

Armed with about eight years of experience in special education, former teachers Ginny Koh, 32, and Katrina Wong, 31, are no strangers to the growing anxiety of parents watching their children approach adulthood.

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