Milestones

2000

  • Published the first HKEA Annual Report
  • Administered over 130 international and professional examinations for about 210,000 candidates

2001

  • Organised the first Language Proficiency Assessment for Teachers (LPAT)

2002

  • Renamed as Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority

2003

  • Online registration services available for private candidates of HKCEE and HKALE

2004

  • Held the Territory-wide System Assessment (TSA) for Primary 3 for the first time
  • First round consultation for the New Senior Secondary curriculum and the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSE)

2005

  • Developed Onscreen Marking (OSM) and public examination systems
  • Extended the TSA to Primary 6

2006

  • Barcoded and scanned the scripts of HKCEE and HKALE
  • Included Secondary 3 in the TSA

2007

  • Introduced Standards-referenced Reporting (SRR) in HKCEE Chinese Language and English Language
  • Established the Public Examinations Information Centre


  • Three assessment centres set up for the onscreen marking of HKCEE Chinese Language and English Language scripts
  • Launched pilot scheme of the Quality Assessment Management Accreditation Scheme (QAMAS)
  • Administered government recruitment examinations
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