Less-than-stellar results on language proficiency test no gauge of Hong Kong teachers’ classroom ability, veteran educators say

//Less-than-stellar results on language proficiency test no gauge of Hong Kong teachers’ classroom ability, veteran educators say

Less-than-stellar results on language proficiency test no gauge of Hong Kong teachers’ classroom ability, veteran educators say

The results appear disturbing. Only about half of those who sat Hong Kong’s Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers (LPAT) over the past two decades passed its English writing and speaking components, a Post analysis has found.But veteran educators argue that the test results are not a true reflection of language teachers’ proficiency or effectiveness in the classroom, while one lawmaker thinks the test should be renamed to “avoid confusion”.The assessment was introduced in 2001 following…

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