Secondary school students sit the Diploma of Secondary Education exam in Hong Kong on April 28. The 2020 exams were delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong Secondary school students sit the Diploma of Secondary Education exam in Hong Kong on April 28. The 2020 exams were delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong
Secondary school students sit the Diploma of Secondary Education exam in Hong Kong on April 28. The 2020 exams were delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong
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Letters | Hong Kong schools: why pass-fail system is no way to deepen patriotic feelings

  • The education secretary seems surprisingly unaware of Hong Kong’s exam-oriented school culture. A switch to a pass-or-fail system for liberal studies will mean less incentive for grade-conscious students to study hard and excel at knowledge of the motherland and patriotic values

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Secondary school students sit the Diploma of Secondary Education exam in Hong Kong on April 28. The 2020 exams were delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong Secondary school students sit the Diploma of Secondary Education exam in Hong Kong on April 28. The 2020 exams were delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong
Secondary school students sit the Diploma of Secondary Education exam in Hong Kong on April 28. The 2020 exams were delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Winson Wong
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