Education

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The Higher Education Festival, which is organised by the SCMP’s Education Post, will be held this year at InnoCentre, Kowloon Tong, on June 17.
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Cantonese is commonly spoken in our city, but we often disregard its written element. Here’s how the translation of a famous novel can change everything.
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How would you feel if a story you’d written years ago suddenly appeared on an exam paper? One author wasn’t sure even she would pass.
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Principals and teachers from six of the 50 Hong Kong public primary schools that trialled a revised version of the TSA last year have urged parents to give the new test a chance.
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Tutors and students say some of the DSE questions this year were very much like those found in the HKALE accounting paper
Find out what strange thing happened to calendar in 1752.
Find out what strange thing happened to calendar in 1752.
1. C 2. examine something carefully/look at closely 3. exploitation/ high recruitment fees/ wage theft (any 2) 4. photos demonstrating the plight of migrant workers
Teachers and students have said this year’s DSE biology exam was a lot like last year’s, with Paper 1B testing students on their ability to analyse data and to use their experiment-based knowledge.
Also, they had to use geographical perspectives to talk about social current issues.
This year’s DSE history exam is tougher than last year’s, with more tricky questions that test students’ ability to read accurately.
1. b  2. c 3. a 4.b 5. c 6. d 7.d 8.a
If your HKDSE results are less than impressive this summer and you’re stressed about not getting into university, consider a self-financed bachelor’s degree programme.
Students had to combine historical knowledge with answering techniques like comparisons and map-reading skills.