Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority

Students should concentrate on content rather than exam strategies

I refer to Helen Ma's letter regarding the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exam ('New exam tests pupils' confidence', December 12).

Friday, 16 December, 2011, 12:00am

Inquiry into exam 'leak'

The exams authority has launched an inquiry into claims on an internet forum that a private tutorial centre had leaked an essay topic ahead of a crucial English-writing A-Level.

Initial investigations by the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority, however, suggest the alleged leak may have been a hoax.

12 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Peter Hill to retire when contract ends in December

Peter Hill, secretary general of the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority, is to retire when his contract expires in December. Dr Hill (left), who has been head of the authority since May 2004, will be succeeded by deputy secretary general Dr Francis Cheung Wing-ming.

28 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Have your say

People who give up end up being cheats

Reports say that some candidates cheated during an HKCEE English exam by using their mobile phones and personal digital assistants during toilet breaks.

This is unfair to other students and the cheats may resort to such dishonest methods in other papers.

2 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

It's broke, so fix it

From graft-fighting and privacy protection to rail services and examinations, more than 60 bodies under the 'small-government' principle in Hong Kong have been given statutory powers to function independently and effectively.

17 Aug 2005 - 12:00am