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  1. Fears over DSE fairness

    Posted Jan 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan HONG KONG- Doubts have arisen again over whether the Diploma of Secondary Education's liberal studies exam will be graded fairly after public figures received inconsistent marks in trials. One test-taker failed with one evaluator, but did ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong's new Diploma of Secondary Education gets thumbs up from Oxbridge

    Posted Aug 18th 2012, 12:00am by LO WEI, MICHAEL AU

    ... exams this year, the British Council says. "UK universities are welcoming DSE students with open arms," the council's head of education and society, Sophia Chan-Combrink, said yesterday. "Even Oxbridge has been able to make confirmed offers to DSE students. This marks a huge step in Hong Kong's educational reform." However at the British Council's ...

  3. Language exam paper is not the right place for moral education

    Posted Jan 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I am an American native English-speaking teacher and several students have asked me to give an appraisal of the newly released Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) English exam packet- all ... not the appropriate venue for moral education. In conclusion, however, I am grateful to the DSE for one thing. In my literature classes, the concept of 'irony' has always been difficult to explain. ...

  4. Week ahead

    Posted Apr 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Saturday Ways to Groom Essential Skills for IB, DSE and Overseas Education Arch Academy educational consultants talk to parents and students on how to develop essential skills to be better equipped ...

  5. Ice guys strive to finish first

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... admission essay and interview. With the inaugural Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) exams just a month away, Form Six students are busily reviewing their lessons. But they know ... of hopefuls in November- the first time interviews were conducted at such an early stage- and a second round will be held in May after the DSE exams. The interviews and aptitude tests will be used ...

  6. Slim odds for those keen on university

    Posted Jan 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... requirement for DSE students, some of them may not be confident enough to select the institution, which would benefit other universities. A further 15,000 university places will go to students taking ...

  7. Parents losing faith in local system, survey says

    Posted Sep 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... group Education First, said the results were expected. 'Parents want their children to have wider exposure. They lack confidence in the DSE,' he said, referring to the diploma ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Feb 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Tung-shan, director, Le Beaumont Language Centre Test mania not good for students Mary Carney ('Another take on DSE exams', January 28) wrote of her puzzlement over some of my criticisms ... by accepting only the DSE 'double stars'. When I was their age, exams and diplomas were viewed as keys which opened doors and created possibilities. Alas, I now fear that the test mania ...

  9. SCMP Debate

    Posted Apr 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... of students taking the new DSE [Diploma of Secondary Education] examination, and I get the feeling that even teachers are not very confident about the syllabus. If teachers are not fully confident, ...



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