AiTLE + Microsoft : The Microsoft Office Specialist Championship Hong Kong 2021 – Final Round

Dates: 08/11/2021 Times: 09:00 - 13:00 Location: Ying Wa College

Modern workplace requires digital skills. Office Application handling skills (especially Word Processing, Spreadsheet & Presentation) are a MUST for nowadays people no matter at study or at work. In NSS ICT, knowing Office Application Handling Skills is also a MUST as is included in the C&A Guide.

In view of this, AiTLE & Microsoft Hong Kong are launching “The Microsoft Office Specialist Championship Hong Kong 2021” to arouse students’ interest and enhance their knowledge and skills for Microsoft Office Applications. AiTLE has been hosting this annual competition in the past 7 years and is glad to partner with Microsoft Hong Kong this year 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 2021 to gain international exposure.

Below is the detail of the competition this year:

Competition Categories 1. Microsoft Office Skill – Word Processing
2. Microsoft Office Skill – Spreadsheet
3. Microsoft Office Skill – Presentation
Participants Eligibility Local secondary school students
(each student can only join the contest for 1 competition category)
Competition Workflow
and Timetable
The competition has First Round and Final Round
First Round First Round Competition

  • Date:
    • 2021-07-17 (SAT)
  • Time:
    • 09:00-16:00
  • 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 2 students (with the highest scores and mark over threshold) of each category from each school will be nominated to join the Final Round competition
    • The final number of nominated students for the Final Round competition will depend on the capacity of venue
Final Round Final Round Competition

  • Date:
    • 2021-08-09 (MON)
    • 2021-08-11 (WED)
  • Time:
    • 09:00-13:00
  • 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 2021 (final numbers to be confirmed depending on the total number of eligible finalists in Hong Kong)
Software Version
for Competition
  • Microsoft Office 2016
  • 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
  • Students* 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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