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  1. Cut cost of exam appeals, group says

    Posted Aug 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Nicola Li A group of online petitioners will hold a protest march late this month to urge the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA) to reduce or even cancel fees charged ... Wan Chai office at 2pm yesterday. Afterwards, organiser Lam Lee-lam met Thomas Cheung Kwong-yuen, the HKEAA's development and educational assessment director, and later said: 'The ...

  2. Optimistic attitude the key to a happy life

    Posted Oct 15th 2009, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... learning efficiency. He was awarded extra time during the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), but this disadvantage rarely let him down. He scored 16 points in the HKCEE this year and was promoted to matriculation classes at Hong Kong Red Cross John F. Kennedy Centre, a special school for physically challenged students. Many of Lee's things, including his ...

  3. No points, but ex-drug abuser restores pride

    Posted Aug 06th 2009, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Former drug abuser Jenny Tam Wai-or scored zero in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination, but the 30-year-old is happy she at least had a chance to sit for the test. Admitted to Christian Zheng Sheng College in 2004 at the age of 25, the Form Two school dropout never imagined she would take the public examination. But she did it twice. Tears streamed down her ...

  4. Students brace for tough fight on eve of exam results

    Posted Aug 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Some 119,000 candidates are awaiting their results in this year's Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE). About 33,500 of them will gain Form Six places, while others may ... by the Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups found that some candidates knew little about it. Of 757 Form Five students polled, 10.2 per cent did not know that tomorrow was the day when examination ...

  5. Price of school textbooks increases

    Posted Apr 09th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... or nine subjects' for the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination, Mr Shek said. 'In the future, they just need to take six or seven subjects. 'The decrease... entails ... to qualify for the future Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education examination, which will replace the HKCEE, meant longer lesson times per subject, which would translate into thicker textbooks, ...

  6. A different path

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is now studying at Lingnan University. She is certainly a source of inspiration for the 120,000 candidates who get their HKCEE results today. They have a choice- pursue higher education or enter ... in a marketing-related discipline after graduating next year. Ms Lai credits her transformation from a low achiever to a highly motivated student to the flexible curriculum at Project Yi Jin. 'The education ...

  7. When school becomes a lesson in survival

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan, Peter So

    ... the Certificate of Education Examination, expected the scramble for Form Six places would be fiercer than ever- as those retaking HKCEE next year would not be able to continue into Form Six, given the new ... compulsory education is free, a miscellany of school-related expenses, such as books, uniforms, leather and sports shoes, stationery, school internet and air-conditioning fees, amount to an average ...

  8. letters

    Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the A-levels is tough, but perseverance will win the day. Peggy Butt, Fung Kai Liu Man Shek Tong Secondary School Save the children of Hong Kong Hong Kong children are fast becoming an endangered species. Their numbers decrease every year, but there are no organisations like the SPCA or WWF to protect them. Hong Kong's children are all becoming adults and are no longer children. Small, ...

  9. Get the best of British education

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Andrea Li, Richard Watt

    ... and all students, regardless of academic ability, are well-catered for. Katherine Forestier, director of education, science and society at the British Council Hong Kong, gives the details ... and further education colleges offer a range of academic and vocational courses. Many Hong Kong students enrol to study three traditional A-levels, but the vocational options should also be considered ...

  10. Protest against exam body's lack of transparency, cost of appeals

    Posted Aug 24th 2009, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... difference decides if I can study in Form Six or have to repeat Form Five.' She said she had expected 14 marks but scored 12 in this year's Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination ... Tanna Chong A group of online petitioners protested yesterday against what they claim is a lack of transparency in the operation of the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority. ...




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