The aims of
the International Assessments for Schools (English) are to:
- provide an
opportunity for all students to gain a measure of their own achievement
in an external assessment situation
individual progress across a range of skills and knowledge in English
and reward achievement at all levels
students, parents, teachers and schools with a comprehensive analysis of
This year the
English Assessment will feature:
materials designed to cater for a wide range of student abilities
colour texts and attractive graphics throughout the paper
that cover a wide range of outcomes in the English curriculum
and factual texts that can be used as a valuable resource for teachers
which will assess student abilities in understanding syntax and grammar.
from the English Assessment?
diagnostic report enables students to:
personal strengths and weaknesses
their achievement with the rest of Hong Kong
individual progress from year to year
success through receiving a Certificate.
diagnostic report is particularly valuable for providing an independent
result of assessment in specific Key Learning Areas for students at all
levels of achievement.
the studentís report and Certificate are highly suitable for inclusion in
a portfolio which could be used when applying for scholarships,
transferring to new schools and even for applying for first jobs.
to the above, parents can use the diagnostic report to discuss the
studentís performance with teachers and thereby contribute to the
development of an individual learning program for their child.
confidential statistics report enables schools to:
strengths and weaknesses in their studentsí performances
their studentsí achievements with the rest of Hong Kong
strengths and weaknesses in their school-based curriculum
the allocation of resources to support the curriculum.
to the above, teachers can use the statistical reports to:
individual student progress
their classroom activities to cater for the individual and/or group
needs of their students.
Report will feature:
comprehensive diagnostic information
- a personal
Student Results Letter with a graphical student profile showing
individual strengths and weaknesses
on specific skills in reading, language and spelling
outcomes for each task.
All participants will receive a
suitable for inclusion in a portfolio and the student(s) with the top
score in each state will earn a Medal.
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receives a diagnostic report on their performance and a Certificate
suitable for inclusion in a portfolio.
receive valuable statistics which will enable them to compare their
students' achievements with the rest of Hong Kong.
Level is marked separately. This is why students must enter the Year Level
in which they are currently enrolled.
confidentiality of school statistics is maintained at all times.
IEEAC does not use these statistics to draw
comparisons between schools or school systems.
receive Results Letters providing them with their results. An explanation
of how to interpret the Results Letter is provided on the reverse of the
will receive comprehensive feedback on the performance of their students,
as well as comparative data. No inter-school comparisons will be made.
be sent by courier to all Schools by the end of May.
must have participated in the Assessment on the official date to be
eligible for the award of a Medal.
must have been supervised as for an external examination.
supervisor, nor any invigilator assisting, should be a family member or
relative of any Candidate attempting the Assessment.
circumstances, permission may be given to participate on an alternate
date. In this case, students will receive Certificates but they may not be
eligible to receive a Medal.
awarded when a score is judged to be sufficiently meritorious.
To ensure the
integrity of the Assessment, IEEAC
reserves the right to investigate any factors which may have affected
student performance and eligibility for awards.
All students who enter the International Assessments receive a
Certificate is awarded on the following basis for each subject assessed:
Distinction (the top 1% of entrants in each year level in Hong Kong)
Distinction (the next 10% of entrants in each year level in Hong Kong)
(the next 20% of entrants in each year level in Hong Kong)
Participation all other participating students.
with the IEERA logo are awarded to candidates
who score the top mark in Hong Kong, provided that their score is judged
to be sufficiently meritorious.
name, year level, subject and the year of Assessment are engraved on the