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  1. Trustworthy exams system the only answer

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with the system, beyond dealing with individual mistakes. The young life of a Hong Kong student is filled with tests and exams. Of these, the most important are the HKCEE and A-Levels. Their results mark ...

  2. mail bag

    Posted Mar 24th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are deducted. I strongly object to the way the authority is conducting this test. I urge the authority to put all students on a level playing field by asking the same question, as was done in the past ...

  3. Adopt a positive attitude towards tests and exams

    Posted Apr 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... no gain.' I think that tests and examinations are wonderful. They force us to do revision, and allow us to assess how we are doing compared to our classmates. If you get high marks, work even harder next time. If you get low marks, find out what you've done wrong. Tests have many advantages, so why are we afraid of them? We should change the way we look at examinations and work ...

  4. New claim in exam marking fiasco

    Posted Aug 27th 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron Students' appeal over 'arbitrary' grading instructions is backed by principal Managers at a New Territories school hit by the English syllabus B marking fiasco have lodged a formal complaint about suspected errors in another secti ...

  5. Tested to the limit

    Posted Dec 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... is a painful process,' Lee said. 'Some projects done for different subjects duplicate the abilities tested. There should be an integrated assessment instead of having projects for different ...

  6. Results mark end for old exam system

    Posted Aug 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 27,000 students to sit the tests got their results. The exam will be replaced by the Diploma of Secondary Education under a new education system. For Yuen Pui-chuen, his results yesterday did ... in last year's exam. Examiners said that many of the test retakers wanted to improve their scores or took the exam for an intellectual challenge. For Yvonne Cheung Yau-ping, a 50-year-old ...

  7. Liberal studies makes the grade

    Posted Jul 20th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Pupils' dread gave way to the exhilaration of examination officials yesterday after results showed more than nine out of 10 who took the new and much-criticised liberal studies exam got passing scores. Some 90.8 per ...

  8. Dumping GCSE may boost HK exam

    Posted Jun 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... a consultation paper for a summer release on a proposed reform of the qualification system. Media reports earlier said that Gove planned to scrap the GCSE exam altogether and replace it with new tests ...

  9. Not much festive fun

    Posted Jan 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan Intense exam revision and their heavy workload during the Christmas holidays have deprived teenagers of fun time and left them stressed. For many, first-term exams are just one day away. Mounting pressure is especially felt among sixth-formers, ...

  10. Exam body's marking system wins IT award

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... Liz Heron The exams authority has scooped a top title in the prestigious MIS Asia-wide information technology management awards for its new centralised on-screen marking system. The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority won the award for 'b ...




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