A student sits for a paper in the HKDSE exam in April. Some traits of the US system may benefit Hong Kong. For example, akin to how the SAT, America’s standardised test for college admissions, is administered multiple times a year, so students should be able to take the DSE exam more than once a year. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong schools could learn from the US system, but copying it would be a mistake

William Pang says critics have a point about the local HKDSE exam being too rigid, but blindly adopting a system with its own inherent faults isn’t the answer

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A student sits for a paper in the HKDSE exam in April. Some traits of the US system may benefit Hong Kong. For example, akin to how the SAT, America’s standardised test for college admissions, is administered multiple times a year, so students should be able to take the DSE exam more than once a year. Photo: Dickson Lee
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