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FAQ

  1. How can I get started with TVNews?
TVNews is free and open to all schools in Hong Kong. Teachers and students need their HKEdCity accounts to access the contents.
Before the scheme starts, teachers please make sure that the student accounts are updated for this school year. Please contact your HKEdCity account administrator for details.
Students should approach the HKEdCity account administrator of your school for enquiries and/or reset of password.

  1. The TVNews practices are delivered through a VLE. Do I need a VLE account to access them?
You can access TVNews in the VLE by the buttonsbtn_senior.png or  btn_junior.pngon the TVNews front page with your HKEdCity teacher / student account within the TVNews Award Scheme period. No other accounts are needed.

  1. When I go to the News Practices, I am prompted to a page called 'Modules'. What is this?
The News Practices in the VLE are organised in 'modules'. One module is essentially one News Practice. Each module consists of a number of items, such as Vocabulary Quiz, Discuss and Wrap-Up. Finish all the items to complete a module.

  1. Can I complete the TVNews practices on my mobile device?
Yes. Moreover, after you have accessed the TVNews practices for the first time, you can complete the practices with an app called 'Canvas':

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After opening the app for the first time, you will be asked to 'find your school or district'. Following these steps:
i. Enter 'hkedcity';
ii. Log in with your HKEdCity account;
iii. Allow the Canvas app to access your account;
iv. Tap on the TVNews course and then 'Modules' to start the New Practices.