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  1. Students criticise new exam regime

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan About 20 Form Five students who sat the last Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination marched to Government Headquarters yesterday to protest against the Education Bureau's new exam arrangements. Under the new system, students repeating the year will have to take modified subjects, a change they say would affect their chances of entering university. ...

  2. Study to examine 'gender-insensitive' practices

    Posted Mar 08th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lo Wei A women's group in the city says it will begin an investigation into what it describes as the Hong Kong government's lack of 'gender sensitivity', as it marks the centenary of International Women's Day today. The Women's Foundation said it would examine ways to enhance the welfare and prospects of women and girls. The study is to be held ...

  3. Exam errors may be probed

    Posted Sep 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani The ombudsman is considering whether to investigate the blunder that resulted in pupils receiving the wrong grades for their English-language Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examinations last month. Alice Tai Yuen-ying said she had sought information from the Examinations and Assessment Authority and received its response on Wednesday. A panel was studying ...

  4. Compiling afterthoughts

    Posted Jun 09th 2004, 12:00am by Alfred Yiu

    ... Alfred Yiu Alfred Yiu is here to help you get through your exams. A graduate of the University of Hong Kong, he has 15 years' experience in tutoring students for HKCEE and A-level exams and has also written English textbooks. To COMPILE your afterthoughts, look at the following ideas. They should give you a good start. Sample 1: About Hong Kong's future Will the next ...

  5. Family harmony can help ease study pressure

    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... you and give you a good education. Also, some parents aren't aware that their children want to spend time with them- so if you do, tell them so and arrange a time on the weekend where you ...

  6. Students lack political awareness

    Posted Jan 09th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Survey reveals increased social concern but a lack of political insight among Hong Kong students, writes Elaine Yau A recent poll on the top 10 news stories has shed light on the poor political awareness of young people in Hong Kong. The survey, organised by politically independent Hok Yau Club, interviewed more than 80,000 students from 110 schools last month. Respondents were ...

  7. Pakistani students in the winner's circle, against the odds

    Posted Jun 30th 2007, 12:00am by Beatrice Siu

    ... psychology, a D in AS-level physics and an E in literature. Shakeel has lived in Hong Kong for six years. He said he would learn spoken Chinese but not written Chinese. He wants to study science at the University of Hong Kong. Faisal, who also took the A-level examination, said there was a language problem for ethic minorities. 'It is unfair for schools not to consider students who have ...

  8. Minority students will not get help to learn Chinese

    Posted Dec 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... To address the problem, local rights group Hong Kong Unison has launched appeals to the government for a separate Chinese curriculum for minority students. The government has rejected their request ... it difficult to master the listening, speaking, reading and writing skills of the language. Under the present education system, they can only get promoted to Form Six if they pass the HKCEE Chinese ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Chinese-language exam subsidies to rise for ethnic minority pupils

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Legislative Council to subsidise pupils taking three more advanced exams. They are the International General Certificate of Secondary Education, and the British General Certificate of Education at AS-level and A-level. Pupils will have to pay HK$540, the same sum local pupils pay for the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exam, which is designed for native speakers of Chinese. ...

  10. Hong Kong Faces

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Man, who passed only Chinese and English language in his repeated attempts at the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination in 1987 and 1988. Despite the setback, he never stopped ... is now legal in many places around the world including California, Canada and Spain, but not in Hong Kong. Asked if he wants to tie the knot in Hong Kong some day, he pauses and says: 'The ...




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