AiTLE x Coding101 x Microsoft : The Microsoft Office Specialist Championship Hong Kong 2024

Dates: 02/24/2024 Times: 09:00 - 18:00 Location: School / Home

As the modern workplace is evolving with technologies, it is essential for everyone at work to acquire digital skills and always keep abreast of the latest Office Applications techniques especially for Word Processing, Spreadsheet & Presentation. Such practical skills are highly important for students, our future workforce, that they are also included in C&A Guide for NSS ICT.

In view of this, AiTLE, Microsoft Hong Kong and Coding101 are launching “The Microsoft Office Specialist Championship HK 2024” to arouse students’ interest and enhance their knowledge and skills for Microsoft Office Applications. AiTLE has been hosting this annual competition in the past 10 years and is glad to partner with Microsoft Hong Kong & Coding101 this year again to further promote digital skills in secondary schools. Winners from the Hong Kong competition will also have chance to be nominated to the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Championship 2024 to gain international exposure.

Below is the detail of the competition this year:

Competition Categories
  • Microsoft Office Skill – Word Processing
    • version 2019
    • Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft Office Skill – Spreadsheet
    • version 2019
    • Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Microsoft Office Skill – Presentation
    • version 2019
    • Microsoft 365 Apps
Participants Eligibility Local secondary school students
(each student can only join the final round for 1 competition category)
Competition Workflow
and Timetable
The competition has First Round and Final Round
First Round First Round Competition

  • Date: 2024-02-24 (SAT)
  • Time: 09:00-18:00
  • Venue:
    • Home / School
    • (depends on school teachers’ need, schools could hold the First Round competition as a school event, or to allow students to do the test at home)
  • Format and arrangement:
    • MC, Fill in the Blanks, T/F and Matching Questions on web-based quiz platform
    • (Depends on school’s design, invigilation is not necessary)
  • Number of students for each school to join:
    • Not limited
  • Selection Mechanism:
    • The top 1/2/3 students (with the highest scores and mark over threshold) of each category from each school will be nominated to join the Final Round competition – amount of students depends on sponsorship and number of school
    • The final number of nominated students for the Final Round competition will depend on the capacity of venue
Final Round Final Round Competition

  • Date: 2024-04-13 (SAT)
  • Time: 09:00-18:00
  • Venue:
    • Ying Wa College
  • Format and arrangement:
    • Question settings, format, duration and all others will be the same as MOS Certification Exams, with invigilator supervision
  • Selection Mechanism:
    • Students with the highest scores (and mark over threshold) of each category will be nominated to join the MOS World Championship 2024 (final numbers to be confirmed depending on the total number of eligible finalists in Hong Kong)
Software Version
for Competition
Microsoft Office Skills Stream / MOS Exam Version

  • Microsoft Office 2019 or Microsoft 365 Apps
  • Language availability: Traditional Chinese, English
Scope Microsoft Office Specialist Exam Objective

  • Students who joined the Final Round competition and passed the MOS exams will be awarded with the Microsoft recognized MOS Certifications
  • Student* with the highest scores of each category in the Final Round competition will be nominated by Microsoft Hong Kong to join the MOS World Championship* organized by Certiport (final numbers to be confirmed depending on the total number of eligible finalists in Hong Kong)
  • Other Awards – to be confirmed and announced by AiTLE
  • *In view of the participant eligibility of the MOS World Championship, students nominated must not have joined the corresponding category in the MOS World Championship before

Learn more about the MOS World Championship:

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