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Tycoon Li Ka-shing’s charity will give HK$5,000 cash to students in remote districts sitting the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) examination in 2018.
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Haunted by the thought of dictionaries and grammar drills? Fear not: there may be an easier and more effective way to improve your language skills.
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Most HKDSE students are happy with their subjects, but some 40 per cent have though about axing one.
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For students planning their future, the Vocational Training Council’s scheme allows them to get real-life work experience and a salary while they study for their degree.
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Sometimes someone will criticise an activity they’ve never tried.
A new International Baccalaureate (IB) programme specialising in performing arts has been launched in Hong Kong to cater for students who want to study the subject at university or build a career in this field.
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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.
Both teachers and students have said this year’s DSE economics exam was just as tough as last year’s, with many questions testing students on their ability to accurately analyse diagrams and to apply economic concepts to current issues.
1. Chinese authorities have increased their control of the internet, and cracked down on live-streaming broadcasters.2. vulgarity / obscenity / wrong life values (any two)3. (i) massive (ii) unveiled
Connor Mitchell’s university classes take place online, he doesn’t have any exams and he studies in a different country every year. Is he looking into the future or taking a gamble?
Gibbs, 19, from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, was trying to decide between Syracuse University in upstate New York and George Washington University in D.C., where she was visiting that day. They are very different schools, offering two very different experiences.
Tutors and students say some of the DSE questions this year were very much like those found in the HKALE accounting paper