A secondary school student attends an online class with a smartphone at home amid the coronavirus outbreak in Hong Kong, on March 16. Photo: Reuters A secondary school student attends an online class with a smartphone at home amid the coronavirus outbreak in Hong Kong, on March 16. Photo: Reuters
A secondary school student attends an online class with a smartphone at home amid the coronavirus outbreak in Hong Kong, on March 16. Photo: Reuters

Letters | Coronavirus in Hong Kong: exam obsession to blame for anxiety over DSE delays

  • Education reforms that tried to introduce measures of student performance other than a public exam have clearly failed to reduce the city’s reliance on exam results
  • Students’ health should come first in the Education Bureau’s consideration of whether to cancel the DSE exam

Topic |   Education
A secondary school student attends an online class with a smartphone at home amid the coronavirus outbreak in Hong Kong, on March 16. Photo: Reuters A secondary school student attends an online class with a smartphone at home amid the coronavirus outbreak in Hong Kong, on March 16. Photo: Reuters
A secondary school student attends an online class with a smartphone at home amid the coronavirus outbreak in Hong Kong, on March 16. Photo: Reuters
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