School-based assessment: Hong Kong perspectives

Rita Shuk Yin BERRY

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School-based assessment (SBA) can bring about many educational benefits. Ideally, it helps reduce examination pressure and helps improve teaching and learning. In Hong Kong, a much wider use of SBA has recently been added to the assessment system as one important aspect of the assessment reform. This paper will first give an overview of different SBA practices. It will then look at SBA in Hong Kong at policy level and discuss the challenges for its successful implementation.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2006


Berry, R. S. Y. (2006, November). School-based assessment: Hong Kong perspectives. School-based assessment. Symposium conducted at the Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association (APERA) International Conference 2006: Educational Research, Policy and Practice in an Era of Globalization, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, China.


  • Theory and Practice of Teaching and Learning


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