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  1. How Hong Kong's public exam system evolved for secondary school pupils

    Posted Aug 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Certificate of Education Examination (English) and Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (Chinese) 1968 Four grades- pass with distinction, pass with credit, pass and fail- are abolished and replaced with grades A to H 1974 The two exams- Chinese and English- are combined and renamed the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) 1977 Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment ...

  2. education

    Posted Jun 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Reading comprehension Answer the following questions: 1 What is one of the reasons that secondary-only direct-subsidy schools have become less appealing? a. an increase in school fees b. drastic drops in enrolment numbers c. the scrapping of the HKCEE d. the extension of free education from nine to 12 years 2 What are vocational schools? a. They prepare Form Three leavers who aim ...

  3. 24,000 in final fight for study options

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... entrance requirements. But scenes of students scurrying between schools and central admission centres with their result slips will be consigned to history after the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority releases results for the Form Five public exam for the last time today. Results for 122,387 Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) candidates, 6,860 more than ...

  4. More places for students who miss Form Six cut

    Posted Jun 08th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... and vocational training centres. The Education Bureau made the announcement yesterday as it outlined further study paths for those who took the final Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination ... admission. Under the new system launched in September, all secondary students will take the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education- which will replace the A-levels- after six years of study. ...

  5. Pupils decry lack of information

    Posted Feb 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang Form Five pupils taking the last Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination this year are complaining they have not been given enough information about the new education system. In a survey of 1,470 Form Five pupils conducted by the Hong Kong Christian Service over December and January, nearly 70 per cent said it was unfair that the system had changed ...

  6. VTC to increase places for new diploma graduates

    Posted Feb 11th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... He said that the council would increase the number of places by up to 10 per cent for this year's Form Five graduates who will take the swansong Hong Kong Certificate of Education ... of schooling (leading to the HKCEE examination), two years of A-levels and three years at university. The HKCEE and A-level examinations will be replaced by the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary ...

  7. UFD programme offers an alternative route

    Posted Aug 04th 2010, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... by her HKCEE results. However, unlike most of her fellow disheartened candidates, she was not distraught about her future. While visiting a career and education expo at the Hong Kong Convention ... provided by the local education system. One of the alternatives is the three-year programme at Yew Chung Community College (YCCC). 'I didn't perform well in my HKCEE [Hong Kong ...

  8. Studying abroad

    Posted Aug 17th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit A weak British pound and changes to the Hong Kong senior secondary curriculum have prompted a sharp rise in the number of students applying to higher education institutions ... this month, more Form Five graduates showed interest in education options overseas, partly because of a shortfall in places for Form Six study in Hong Kong. 'Secondary education in Hong Kong ...

  9. From zero to hero

    Posted Aug 05th 2010, 12:00am by Jocelyn Wong

    ... Jocelyn Wong Life is not all about getting certificates, says Graceyard Education Centre principal Dr Matthew Lui Yue-chun. He should know because he was once a 'lazy' student ... for a higher-diploma course or opt for vocational training to boost your competitiveness,' says Lui. 'Life is not all about getting certificates; putting one's talent into good use is the most ...

  10. A visually rich display of students' artistic talent

    Posted Jan 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and use of media. Also on display are 90 drawings, paintings and graphic designs by HKCEE candidates. The exhibition, organised by the Education Bureau, is aimed at encouraging young people ... The exhibition will run at the Education Bureau's Kowloon Tong Education Services Centre until February 17. It is open Monday to Saturday, 10am to 6pm. ...




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