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  1. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Exam authority staff to share in HK$2m performance bonuses

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 04:07am by Johnny Tam

    ... HK$200 million, he said, but due to a decline in the number of students taking the DSE in coming years, it was reviewing the cost of the exam. "If we really need to increase the fee, ... is sufficient so that students taking the DSE in future will not be hit with a much bigger increase."   ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong's exams body calls time on students cheating with watches

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 03:28am by MICHAEL DE WAAL-MONTGOMERY

    ... said in October that schools must report all serious plagiarism cases during DSE exams to authorities to ensure all cheats got the same treatment, including the possibility of disqualification. ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Government must ensure equal opportunities for all in our schools

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 03:31am by SCMP Editorial

    ... (DSE); an applied Chinese language subject under the DSE with recognised qualifications; a vocational Chinese training programme; and other international Chinese-language qualifications. Now ...

  4. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, July 22, 2014

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 05:25am by LETTERS

    ... They spend a lot of time analysing data. Essentially, these young people are facing tight schedules every day. The pressure as they approach the time when they will sit the DSE exam is bad. Without ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Early exams deter foreign-language learners, say teachers

    Posted Jan 22nd 2013, 12:00am by DENNIS

    ... Japanese, French and Spanish. Schools receive HK$3,500 a year for each pupil taking the course as they prepare for the Diploma for Secondary Education (DSE) examination. But as Hong Kong does ... for universities to consider. This year, examinations for DSE core subjects, such as Chinese language and English writing, start around April. "Pupils only have two years plus two months [to study], ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - POLICY ADDRESS

    Eddie Ng vows to ensure students on overseas scholarships return to serve

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 04:15am by Shirley Zhao and Samuel Chan

    ... Education exams (DSE); an applied Chinese language subject under the DSE with recognised qualifications to be implemented early next year; a vocational Chinese training programme; and other, ...

  7. HK's examination system seeks mainland approval

    Posted Aug 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... on the mainland. 'The DSE is a new system, so more understanding with the mainland is needed,' he said. 'We are looking into the possibilities of expediting the acceptance of the DSE ... 'Results of the first DSE will be released on July 20, [but] the mainland will have released its joint exam results and finished the admission process by then. We will discuss with the mainland ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSITIES

    Taiwan on the rise as education destination

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 05:17am by Johnny Tam

    ... of a place served as a safety net if they failed to get into preferred universities. "Many students are not confident in doing well in their DSE exams but they can choose to apply for Taiwanese ... procedure or a second-stage process where they are randomly assigned a place based on their DSE results and list of preferences. The second stage is currently open for applications until March 28. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - UNIVERSITIES

    'I don't want to leave after I graduate'

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 05:17am by Johnny Tam

    ... using her DSE results but did not apply to any other universities outside Hong Kong. When she failed to get into her preferred Hong Kong option despite satisfactory results, she accepted ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong students make a last-gasp effort to improve their A-level grades

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO

    ... for students who want to improve previous grades. After the exams end on April 23, the A-levels will be replaced by the Diploma of Secondary Education (DSE) started last year. Students normally have to take part in the Joint University Programmes Admissions System offered by the city's nine institutions after taking the A-levels or DSE. But A-level candidates can apply to universities ...




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