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- Know How to Choose a Secondary Schoolhttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/secondary/schools/choosingaschool.htm
- Know How to Choose a Quality Kindergartenhttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/preprimary/schools/choosingakindergarten//
- Know the Points to Note for Further Studieshttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/continuinged/training/options/
- Access SFO E-link - My Bills to View Student Loan Account & Make Paymenthttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/financialassistance/sfoelink/features.htm
- Know about the Internet Learning Support Programme - "i Learn at Home"http://www.gov.hk/en/theme/ilearnathome/news/
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- Pre-Primary Educationhttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/preprimary/
- Primary Educationhttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/primary/
- Secondary Educationhttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/secondary/
- Post-Secondary Educationhttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/postsecondary/
- Continuing Education, Vocational Training & Elderly Learninghttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/continuinged/
- Qualifications Frameworkhttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/qf/
- Special & Other Education Serviceshttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/specialservice/
- Examinations & Assessmentshttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/examination/
- Financial Assistance & Scholarshipshttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/financialassistance/
- Highlights, Public Participation & Contactshttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/highlights/
Education System & Curriculum
Overview of Secondary School Educationhttp://www.edb.gov.hk/en/edu-system/primary-secondary/secondary/index.html
Learn more about the Government's policy and programmes for raising the quality of secondary school education in Hong Kong.
Secondary Education Curriculumhttp://www.edb.gov.hk/en/curriculum-development/cs-sec-edu/about-cs-sec-edu/index.html
Access the curriculum guides for secondary school education and reference materials for teachers and parents here.
New Academic Structure for Senior Secondary Education and Higher Educationhttp://334.edb.hkedcity.net/EN/index.php
Find out the latest news and frequently asked questions about the new academic structure here.
Applied Learning in Senior Secondary Educationhttp://www.edb.gov.hk/en/curriculum-development/cross-kla-studies/applied-learning/index-1.html
Students can choose Applied Learning courses in the senior secondary curriculum. It aims to provide students with opportunities to explore their orientation for life-long learning and career aspirations in specific areas. Find out more information here.
Medium of Instruction in Secondary Educationhttp://www.edb.gov.hk/en/edu-system/primary-secondary/applicable-to-secondary/moi/index.html
Find out the Government's policy on medium of instruction in Secondary Education as well as the guidance and support to schools.
Recommended Textbook Listhttp://www.edb.gov.hk/en/curriculum-development/resource-support/textbook-info/index.html
This webpage contains lists of textbooks and learning materials recommended for use in schools. The lists are updated regularly.
- Overview of Secondary School Educationhttp://www.edb.gov.hk/en/edu-system/primary-secondary/secondary/index.html
Schools & Admission Information
Secondary School Profileshttp://www.chsc.hk/secondary/en
This website allows you to search for secondary schools by district and provides comprehensive information about the schools.
Direct Subsidy Scheme Schoolshttp://www.edb.gov.hk/en/edu-system/primary-secondary/applicable-to-primary-secondary/direct-subsidy-scheme/index.html
Check out the list of Direct Subsidy Scheme schools and reference for parents here.
International Schools and schools under English Schools Foundation in Hong Kong (PDF File)http://www.edb.gov.hk/attachment/en/student-parents/ncs-students/overview/Hyperlinks%20to%20International%20Schools%20and%20ESF%20Schools%20in%20Hong%20Kong%20(Sept%202012).pdf
Check out the list of official websites of international schools and schools under English Schools Foundation in Hong Kong here.
Choosing a Secondary Schoolhttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/secondary/schools/choosingaschool.htm
Learn about what you should consider how to choose a secondary school for your children and how to apply for admission to Secondary 1.
Secondary School Places Allocation (SSPA) Systemhttp://www.edb.gov.hk/en/edu-system/primary-secondary/spa-systems/secondary-spa/general-info/index.html
Learn more about the allocation of subsidised Secondary 1 places to Primary 6 students under the SSPA System. You can also check out lists of participating secondary schools at the discretionary places and central allocation stages.
Secondary 4 Placement Mechanismhttp://www.edb.gov.hk/en/edu-system/primary-secondary/spa-systems/secondary-4-placement/index.html
Learn more about how Secondary 3 leavers of government, aided and caput schools may pursue study in Secondary 4 or full-time Post Secondary 3 craft courses under the NSS academic structure.
Vacancy Situation of Public Sector Secondary Schoolshttp://www.edb.gov.hk/en/student-parents/sch-info/sch-vacancy-situation/secondary-sch/index.html
Check out the vacancies available in public sector secondary schools in different districts.
Fees and Charges for Government and Aided Secondary Schoolshttp://www.edb.gov.hk/en/student-parents/sch-info/fees-charges-in-sch/index.html
Check out the fees and charges for studying in government and aided secondary schools.
Quality Assurance for Schoolshttp://www.edb.gov.hk/en/sch-admin/sch-quality-assurance/about-sch-quality-assurance/index.html
Learn about the framework of School Development and Accountability adopted by the Government in assuring the quality of education in local kindergartens, primary and secondary schools.
Committee on Home-School Co-operationhttp://chsc.edb.hkedcity.net/en/index.php
The Committee aims to promote home-school cooperation for the nurturing of the younger generations and educational development of the community. Find out more information here.
- Secondary School Profileshttp://www.chsc.hk/secondary/en
Out of School Learning
Education Resources for Secondary Studentshttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/primary/outofschoollearning/resources.htm
Check out educational resources for secondary school students on various topics such as health, culture, environment and IT security.
Notes on Choosing Private Schools Offering Non-formal Curriculum (PSNFCs) (PDF File)http://www.edb.gov.hk/attachment/en/edu-system/other-edu-training/non-formal-curriculum/pamphlet.pdf
Find the points to note when choosing a PSNFC (including tutorial schools) here.
Search for Private Schools Offering Non-formal Curriculum (PSNFCs)http://applications.edb.gov.hk/schoolsearch/schoolsearch.aspx?type=nonformal&langno=1
This webpage allows you to search for PSNFCs (including tutorial schools) and their relevant information.
Records of Contraventions of the Education Ordinance and Convictions in respect of Schoolshttp://www.edb.gov.hk/en/edu-system/other-edu-training/non-formal-curriculum/records.html
Check out the records of contraventions of the Education Ordinance and convictions in respect of schools here.
- Education Resources for Secondary Studentshttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/primary/outofschoollearning/resources.htm
Examinations & Assessments
Examinations & Assessmentshttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/examination/#/en/residents/education/examination/
Find out the fundamentals of the concept of Assessment for Learning, as well as the various levels of examinations, from Basic Competency Assessments, the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination to past public examinations here. You can also learn about other local and international examinations on this website.
- Examinations & Assessmentshttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/examination/#/en/residents/education/examination/
Further Studies & Career Guidance
Further Studies in Hong Konghttps://careerguidance.edb.hkedcity.net/edb/opencms/lifeplanning/further-studies/?__locale=en#tab1
Find out information and services for students who plan to further their studies in Hong Kong. Information on professional and vocational training is also available.
Learn about the government information and services related to studying overseas, such as admission requirements and scholarship schemes, as well as points to note when choosing overseas education institutions and programmes.
Continuing Education & Vocational Traininghttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/continuinged/
Check out information on continuing education, vocational training, non-local higher education courses, etc.
Job Hunting Tips for the Youthhttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/employment/jobsearch/jobhuntingyouth.htm
Learn about career information and services for the youth, as well as job seeking skills and tips on avoiding employment traps.
- Further Studies in Hong Konghttps://careerguidance.edb.hkedcity.net/edb/opencms/lifeplanning/further-studies/?__locale=en#tab1
Financial Assistance & Scholarships
Financial Assistance for Secondary Educationhttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/financialassistance/secondary/
Check out the details on application and eligibility for various financial assistances provided for secondary students.
Check out various scholarships offered by the government and non-governmental organisations.
- Financial Assistance for Secondary Educationhttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/education/financialassistance/secondary/
Internet Learning Support Programme - "i Learn at Home"
Internet Learning Support Programme - "i Learn at Home"http://www.gov.hk/en/theme/ilearnathome
Learn about the programme which aims to help eligible students and their parents to acquire affordable computer equipment and Internet access services, and to provide them with user and social support.
- Internet Learning Support Programme - "i Learn at Home"http://www.gov.hk/en/theme/ilearnathome
Last review date: June 2015