My daughter has always had good reports for writing, and it is her favourite subject at school. But she did not do very well in a standardised test recently. She was very disappointed and it seems to have affected her confidence.Sunday, 9 December, 2012, 12:59pm
Military training was suspended, flights rescheduled and emergency calls reserved for latecomers yesterday as hundreds of thousands of South Korean students sat a crucial college entrance examination.9 Nov 2012 - 3:20am
If anyone could secure top marks in the first ever Diploma of Secondary Education liberal-studies exam, it would probably be a man who helped develop the subject.21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
As students examined their exam results yesterday, many who scored low marks noticed an odd pattern - their marks for liberal studies were unexpectedly high, even when they failed to answer all the questions.21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
No one got a prized 5** grade, but the atmosphere at the Red Cross John F. Kennedy Centre was nonetheless jubilant yesterday as pupils with disabilities learnt of how they performed in the first HKDSE exams.21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
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.20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Today will be nerve-wracking for thousands of students awaiting exam results - particularly for those who will miss out on a university place despite meeting academic requirements.20 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
About 150 students opted for the ultimate challenge and took eight subjects in the first Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education exams - but the public will not get to hear about how they performed.12 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Good luck to the 41,000 candidates who will be receiving their Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) results today. This year marks the end of an era in the history of Hong Kong education - the final HKALE, better known as the A-levels, was held a few weeks ago.29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
For 32 years, the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examinations (A-levels) were the bane of every school pupil's existence - determining their destiny and serving as the gatekeeper to university.
A-levels exams were taken by Form Seven pupils for the last time this year - ending a tradition that has become a rite of passage.29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
'Something that started so long ago ends with us. One day, we're going to tell our grandkids that we were the last batch.'
That was how Gurwinder Kaur, 20, bid farewell to Hong Kong's A-level examinations that she was one of the last to sit. Kaur is one of 40,000 candidates who will open a fateful envelope containing grades today.29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Thousands of Form Seven pupils are about to start scrambling for their futures when they receive the results of the last Hong Kong A-level examinations.
More than half of the last batch of pupils sent by public schools to take the university exam will fail to get a place at a public university.29 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Controversial plans by the British government to scrap the decades-old General Certificate of Secondary Education may force Hong Kong schools to revise their curriculum.23 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
MBA (Part-time) University of Hong Kong
To help busy workers find time to boost their knowledge, the University of Hong Kong offers its part-time MBA in a modular mode to allow students to focus on one area of study at a time.9 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Readers might think that 15.5 per cent and 29.4 per cent on exam papers were marks for students of low ability, but in this case they would be wrong.
They are a selection of Hong Kong schools' percentage marks on 2011 Territory-wide System Assessment (TSA) Primary Six exam papers.6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am