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Progressively Covering Full Curriculum
Persistently Enhancing Platform Functions

STAR is an online assessment item bank with more than 62,000 assessment items covering the subjects of Chinese Language, English Language and Mathematics from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 3. With a view to persistently enhancing learning and teaching effectiveness, catering for students' learning diversity as well as strengthening Assessment for Learning and assessment literacy, the platform has been upgraded since October 2020, extending the coverage progressively from Basic Competencies to Full Curriculum of Chinese Language, English Language and Mathematics. Apart from the relatively vast amount of reading assessment tasks for language subjects currently offered, more listening, speaking and writing assessment tasks are encompassed. The assessment items of Mathematics in parallel covers the learning objectives of the Non-foundation Topics (applicable to Key Stage 3) by phases.

To further enhance user experience on the platform, a number of enhanced features have been added on the STAR Platform since October 2020 to enable interested schools to use STAR as school-based formative and summative assessment tools. The related newly-added and enhanced features are as follows:

  • Providing split screen display for reading assessment tasks for language subjects
  • Open-ended questions added for language subjects
  • Teachers can enter / select comments for open-ended questions
  • Providing graphical presentation of performance reports
  • Supporting listening assessments conducted through centralised / class-based broadcast
  • Supporting speaking assessments (including recording and file uploading / downloading)
  • Providing the overall correct response percentage of assessment items in a specific time period
  • Assessment items cover more question types and formats
  • Rating function added in open-ended questions (applicable to Reading, Listening and Speaking assessment tasks of Chinese Language) (Trial Version)
  • New graphical presentation of performance reports (Trial Version)

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Preset Assessment Tasks and Assessment Task Catalogues (Last updated on 7 March 2022)

To facilitate schools' and teachers' use of the STAR platform to enhance students' learning and obtain instant performance analysis, featured Preset Assessment Tasks and Assessment Task Catalogues of Chinese Language, English Language and Mathematics are uploaded to the STAR platform regularly. According to the school-based curriculum or teaching schedule, teachers can select appropriate assessment tasks or directly use these Preset Assessment Tasks, modify them on need basis, and assign them to students as online homework. For details, please refer to the video guide of Use the 'Preset Papers'.

Updated online interactive games of the three respective subjects will also be uploaded to the WLTS platform regularly from September 2020 onwards. As in the end of August 2021, 83 updated online interactive games have been uploaded to the WLTS platform. Teachers may encourage students to learn through the online interactive games at school or / and at home when planning school-based curriculum. Please CLICK HERE for more details of the games.

For enquiries on the operation of STAR and its new and enhanced features, please refer to the 'User Guide' for related guides and videos, or contact Hong Kong Education City (HKEdCity) on 2624 1000 or info@edcity.hk. A series of workshops, seminars and sharing sessions will be jointly organised by the Education Bureau, HKEdCity and the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority. Please refer to the latest updates on the Training Calendar System and STAR for details.

What's New

  • STAR Assessment Task Catalogue of Chinese Language (Full Curriculum) - 19 September 2022
    The latest STAR Assessment Task Catalogue of Chinese Language (Key Stages 1 - 2) (Full Curriculum) were uploaded on the platform for teachers' reference and use. Please CLICK HERE for more details of the task catalogue.
     
  • STAR Assessment Task Catalogue of English Language (Full Curriculum) - 19 September 2022
    The latest STAR Assessment Task Catalogue of English Language (Key Stages 1 - 3) (Full Curriculum) were uploaded on the platform for teachers' reference and use. Please CLICK HERE for more details of the task catalogue.
     
  • STAR Preset Assessment Tasks of Mathematics (Full Curriculum) – 8 August 2022
    18 newly-developed STAR Preset Assessment Tasks of Mathematics (Full Curriculum - Primary 1 to Secondary 3) were listed respectively on the platform for teachers' reference and use. Please CLICK HERE for more details of the tasks or refer to the video guide of Use the 'Preset Papers'.
     
  • Students Reports of 'Gainful Use of TSA 2022 Materials' STAR Online Mode have been distributed to the Assessment Administration Coordinator account (Updates on 5 Aug 2022)
    Please CLICK HERE for details.
     
  • System Update (Updates on 7 April 2022)
    A system update is performed on 7 April 2022. Please CLICK HERE for details.
     
  • STAR 2.0 Assessment Task Catalogue of Chinese Language (Full Curriculum) - 28 March 2022
    The latest STAR 2.0 Assessment Task Catalogue of Chinese Language (Key Stages 1 - 3) (Full Curriculum) were uploaded on the platform for teachers' reference and use. Please CLICK HERE for more details of the task catalogue.
     
  • STAR 2.0 Assessment Task Catalogue of English Language (Full Curriculum) - 7 March 2022
    The latest STAR 2.0 Assessment Task Catalogue of English Language (Key Stages 1 - 3) (Full Curriculum) were uploaded on the platform for teachers' reference and use. Please CLICK HERE for more details of the task catalogue.
     
  • Preset Assessment - 7 March 2022
    For this week, STAR platform has recently listed 9 respective featured Preset Assessment Tasks (KS1 – KS3) of Chinese Language and English Language and 18 featured Preset Assessment Tasks (KS1 – KS3) of Mathematics on the platform for teachers' reference and use. Please CLICK HERE for more details of the tasks or refer to the video guide of Use the 'Preset Papers'.
     
  • Preset Assessment - 28 February 2022
    For this week, STAR platform has recently listed 9 respective featured Preset Assessment Tasks (KS1 – KS3) of Chinese Language and English Language and 18 featured Preset Assessment Tasks (KS1 – KS3) of Mathematics on the platform for teachers' reference and use. Please CLICK HERE for more details of the tasks or refer to the video guide of Use the 'Preset Papers'.
     
  • Preset Assessment - 21 February 2022
    For this week, STAR platform has recently listed 9 respective featured Preset Assessment Tasks (KS1 – KS3) of Chinese Language and English Language and 18 featured Preset Assessment Tasks (KS1 – KS3) of Mathematics on the platform for teachers' reference and use. Please CLICK HERE for more details of the tasks or refer to the video guide of Use the 'Preset Papers'.
     
  • STAR 2.0 Preset Assessment Tasks of Mathematics (Full Curriculum) – 14 February 2022
    18 newly-developed STAR 2.0 Preset Assessment Tasks of Mathematics (Full Curriculum - Primary 1 to Secondary 3) were listed respectively on the platform for teachers' reference and use. Please CLICK HERE for more details of the tasks or refer to the video guide of Use the 'Preset Papers'.
     
  • Preset Assessment - 14 February 2022
    For this week, STAR platform has recently listed 9 respective featured Preset Assessment Tasks (KS1 – KS3) of Chinese Language and English Language and 18 featured Preset Assessment Tasks (KS1 – KS3) of Mathematics on the platform for teachers' reference and use. Please CLICK HERE for more details of the tasks or refer to the video guide of Use the 'Preset Papers'.
     
  • Preset Assessment - 7 February 2022
    For this week, STAR platform has recently listed 9 respective featured Preset Assessment Tasks (KS1 – KS3) of Chinese Language and English Language and 18 featured Preset Assessment Tasks (KS1 – KS3) of Mathematics on the platform for teachers' reference and use. Please CLICK HERE for more details of the tasks or refer to the video guide of Use the 'Preset Papers'.
     
  • Preset Assessment - 24 January 2022
    Schools will be having holidays for Lunar New Year, STAR platform has listed respectively 9 featured Preset Assessment Tasks (KS1 – KS3) of Chinese Language and English Language and 18 featured Preset Assessment Tasks (KS1 – KS3) of Mathematics on the platform for teachers' reference and use. Please CLICK HERE for more details of the tasks or refer to the video guide of Use the 'Preset Papers'.
     
  • Preset Assessment - 17 January 2022
    Schools will be having holidays for Lunar New Year, STAR platform has listed respectively 6 featured Preset Assessment Tasks (KS1 and KS2) of Chinese Language and English Language and 12 featured Preset Assessment Tasks (KS1 and KS2) of Mathematics on the platform for teachers' reference and use. Please CLICK HERE for more details of the tasks or refer to the video guide of Use the 'Preset Papers'.
     
  • Schools are welcome to trial part of the up and coming new functions of STAR 2.2 (Updates on 2 December 2021)
    The trial version of part of the new functions of STAR 2.2 has been provided since 2 December 2021. Schools are welcome to trial. Please CLICK HERE for details.