English language education and assessment: Recent developments in Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland

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Abstract

This volume gathers contributions in the closely linked fields of English language assessment and language education. The contributors from China and Hong Kong represent a mixture of established and new scholars. Areas covered in the language education section range across major developments in the redefining of Hong Kong’s secondary and tertiary curricula, as well as the huge field of China’s vocational education curriculum. Regarding assessment, the contributions reflect major changes in the marking of examinations in Hong Kong, whereby all examinations from 2012 onwards are marked onscreen, to quality control issues in the administration of China’s College English Test, which is taken by over 10 million candidates every year. Copyright © 2014 Springer Science+Business Media Singapore.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSingapore
PublisherSpringer
ISBN (Electronic)9789812870711
ISBN (Print)9789812870704
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Citation

Coniam, D. (2014). English language education and assessment: Recent developments in Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland. Singapore: Springer.

Keywords

  • China English assessment
  • Hong Kong Education Development
  • Hong Kong new four-year curriculum
  • Hong Kong public exams
  • Vocational education in China
  • Assessment and language education

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