Issue 18: The TSA Nightmare

By Simon CHAN (ELED Year 4, 2014-2015) Introduction Under the dramatically evolving atmosphere of school policies for the past decade, the Territory-wide System Assessment (TSA), originated from the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) in Australia, was introduced and implemented in Hong Kong commencing with Primary 3 in 2004, then Primary 6 and Secondary 3 …

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Issue 15: Country of Love

By Simon CHAN (ELED Year 3, 2013-2014) I was from a single-parent family. Was that the reason my dad had been so concerned about and so loving to me? My dad literally loved me unsparingly. I remember coming home sobbing the other day (8 years ago when I was 10) after tumbling over a rock …

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