HKDSE

How can you achieve a high score in this year’s DSE maths exam? A top scorer and a tutor say that one way is to visualise the problems.
The DSE Chinese exam has been called “the paper of death” because some students who achieved outstanding results in other subjects didn’t even manage to score grade 3 in this.
The liberal studies exam report is out – and liberal studies teacher and Modern Education tutor are here to help make sense of where students went right or wrong.
The DSE English exam and IELTS are both challenging, but in different ways. Can one actually replace the other?
You’re wondering whether or not you should drop an elective? It’s not a decision to take lightly, as it could affect your chances of getting into university.
Almost 80 per cent of the 22,164 DSE candidates, or 17,519 students, who have been offered places at local universities, have been offered one of their top three choices.
Tong Chong-sze, secretary general of the Examinations and Assessment Authority, announced last Tuesday that there had been a slight improvement in DSE English exam results this year. But teachers held differing opinions on why this was.
Moses Lam was just one step away from joining the four top scorers with seven 5**, but his personal story may be the most encouraging of all.
This year saw the lowest number of top performers – obtaining 5** in seven subjects – in the Diploma for Secondary Education (DSE) examination since 2012.
Former Diocesan Girls’ School student tells us how participating in Student of the Year helped her in her HKDSE.

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