Bisma Naz, pictured (left to right) with Rani Maryam and Alina, feels she and others in a similar position could receive more help with learning the Chinese language. Photo: Edmond So

Chinese language barrier for Hong Kong’s ethnic minority students in Diploma of Secondary Education

  • Fears raised that students who do not speak Chinese are being let down by curriculum that prevents them reaching higher standards in local language
  • Some students said they have problems understanding technical aspects when classes are conducted in Cantonese and have to take extra tutorial classes
Topic |   HKDSE - Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education

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Bisma Naz, pictured (left to right) with Rani Maryam and Alina, feels she and others in a similar position could receive more help with learning the Chinese language. Photo: Edmond So
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(L-R) Herbert Hui, Alex Wong and Victor Siu with their Diploma of Secondary Education exam results slips at La Salle College on Wednesday. Photo: Winson Wong

Top scorers in Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education examination voice opposition to government’s extradition bill

  • Seven of the highest-scoring students from four leading secondary schools express opposition to the now-suspended legislation
  • Five others say government must do a better job listening to young people
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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(L-R) Herbert Hui, Alex Wong and Victor Siu with their Diploma of Secondary Education exam results slips at La Salle College on Wednesday. Photo: Winson Wong
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