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Release of results of the Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers

     The Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority (HKEAA) today (May 25) posted to candidates their results notices of the Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers (LPAT) 2011.

     A total of 1,867 candidates sat for the English Language papers in the LPAT 2011 in February while 2,317 sat for the Putonghua papers.

     The results of the LPAT 2011 are as follows:

English Language papers:

                                meeting the
                                (Level 3 or
          No of candidates   No and percentage
Reading       1,149            1,027 (89.4%)
Writing       1,369              510 (37.3%)
Listening     1,137              946 (83.2%)
Speaking      1,322              664 (50.2%)
Classroom       290              277 (95.5%)

Putonghua papers:

                                  meeting the
                                  (Level 3
                                  or above)
           No of candidates   No and percentage
Listening &    1,571             811 (51.6%)
Pinyin         1,472             804 (54.6%)
Speaking         960             495 (51.6%)
CLA              522             394 (75.5%)

* LPR = Language proficiency requirement

     The HKEAA has sent the results notices to candidates by post today, and are expected to reach candidates tomorrow (May 26).  Those who do not receive the results by Friday (May 27) should contact the HKEAA on 3628 8860.

     The Assessment Reports, which provide the chief examiners' observations on candidates' performance, including their strengths and areas for improvement, will be released in early July through the websites of the HKEAA ( and the Education Bureau ( for the reference of candidates, schools and teacher education institutions.  The question papers, together with a CD for the listening tests, suggested answers and Assessment Reports, will also be available for sale in early July.

     Applications for rechecking of results will be accepted within seven working days after the release of results - from May 27 to June 3.  Candidates will be informed individually of their appeals results by June 24.

     Those who intend to attain the LPR in future can do so through assessment and/or exemption.  The next call for LPAT and exemption will be held in September 2011 and November 2011 respectively.  The details will be made available through circular memoranda in the 2011/12 school year.

Ends/Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Issued at HKT 17:01


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