HKDSE - Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education

The Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education examination is administered by the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority. Most candidates take four core subjects (Chinese and English languages, mathematics and liberal studies) and two or three elective subjects.

HKU medical students spread awareness on suicide prevention through a roadside outreach in Causeway Bay in November 2017. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

How to prevent youth suicide in Hong Kong

An approach that combines research, knowledge sharing, and training for teachers, would help prevent suicide among Hong Kong’s youth, amid academic and social pressure.