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英國國家舞蹈教師協會標準舞及拉丁舞(香港區)考試

 Date:9 July 2024

 

Updates on NATD Examinations - April 2024

 

Information regarding collection of mark reports, certificates, badges, medals and trophies were emailed to applicants on 9 July 2024. Applicants who do not receive email should call 3628 8787 within business hours for follow-up.

 

 Date:27 Jun 2024

 

Updates on NATD Examinations - October 2024

 

The NATD Ballroom & Latin Dance Examinations are opened for registration from 9 July 2024 to 9 August 2024. Examination fee will be collected ONLINE only. The invitation emails will be sent to eligible NATD members on 27 June 2024. Members who do not receive the invitation email should call 3628 8787 within business hours for follow-up.

 

 Date:19 Feb 2024

 

Updates on NATD Examinations - October 2023

 

Information regarding collection of medals are emailed to applicants on 19 February 2024. Applicants who do not receive email should call 3628 8787 within business hours for follow-up.

 

Introduction
The National Association of Teachers of Dancing (NATD), UK - Ballroom & Latin Dance Examinations are offered through the Hong Kong Ballroom Dancing Council (HKBDC) in Hong Kong. The HKEAA is appointed to administer the examinations in Hong Kong.

 

 

Examination Schedule
The NATD will be held in April and October. Details regarding the examination will be announced approximately three months before the scheduled examination date.

In 2024, the examination dates and registration deadline are as follows:

Examination Dates
Registration Dates

12 to 13 October 2024

9 July 2024 (08:30)

to

9 August 2024 (17:30)

Applicants will be asked to indicate their preference on the date(s) of examination at the time of online registration. Preferences submitted are for reference only. No special request on specific examination date and time will be entertained.

The examination date and time are subject to the availability of the examiner and total nubmer of candidates. Applicants must:

  • forewarn parents and candidates that the examinations may require release from school or other activities.
  • forewarn parents and candidates that the date(s) within the examination period should be reserved to avoid clashing with other activities. Application of rescheduling and swapping may not be successful subject to the availability of the examiner and the candidates who are willing to swap the examination date / time.
  • forewarn parents and candidates that there is no guarantee to meet their examination date(s) preference.  The NATD reserves the right to allocate another examination date and time without prior notice.

The examination period may be extended due to the availability of the examiner and the total number of candidates entering to the examination session. The HKEAA will inform the applicants by email and announce at HKEAA website if the examination period is revised.

 

 

 

Examination Registration
Examinations entries must be presented by members of HKBDC. No individual candidates are allowed to submit entries themselves.

The HKEAA will email examination information to all eligible teachers approved by the HKBDC before the registration starts.

All entries must be submitted via online registration at https://mip.hkeaa.edu.hk/mip/NATDOCT. Registration by post or in person will not be accepted.

Examination fees can be settled by credit cards, FPS, Alipay HK and WeChat Pay via online registration system. No crossed cheque will be accepted. The entries will not be accepted if the payment is not completed online.

Not submitted or unpaid entries will be considered as incomplete entries and will not be handled.

Under no circumstances will paid examination fees be returned, transferred or retained for another examination or candidate.

 

 

Age Requirements

Candidate MUST have reached the minimum age on the examination date. The age requirement of each examination can be found in ‘Examination Fee and Surcharge for Examination Studio’. Applicants are responsible for confirming the eligibility of candidates for entering examinations. Candidates who fail to meet the age requirement for specific subjects/grades will be regarded as ineligible candidates. All fees paid are not refundable and not transferable from one examination to another or from one candidate to another or for any other purposes.

 

 

Examination Syllabus
Teachers may obtain a set of the NATD Examination Syllabus with details on the examination conditions, examination requirements, officials uniform and age requirements etc, from the HKBDC.

 

 

Examination Information (can be downloaded during registration period only)

 

 

Admission Form
The HKEAA will send admission forms to applicants by email at least 14 days before the start of the examination session. Candidates must present a printed or electronic copy of admission form(s) to the Waiting Room Supervisor on the examination day.

No alteration to the subject or grade of the examination is allowed once admission form is issued. If, under special circumstances, applicants wish to apply for changing the subject or grade of examination, a supplementary fee per candidate will be charged. The application must be submitted to HKEAA via email no later than 5:30pm on 27 September 2024. No change of subject or grade will be accepted after the deadline.

No alteration to the examination schedule is allowed once admission form is issued. If, under special circumstances, applicants wish to apply for swapping or rescheduling examination dates / times, a supplementary fee per candidate will be charged. The application must be submitted to HKEAA via email no later than 5:30pm on 27 September 2024. No swapping or rescheduling request will be accepted after the deadline.

 

 

 

Mark Sheets and Certificates

Applicants would be informed to collect candidates' mark sheets three months after the examination. Candidates should keep mark sheets in safe custody as no replacement for mark sheets can be arranged.

Candidates who passed the examination would be awarded a certificate issued by the NATD. Applicants would be informed to collect them around three months after the examinations.

Candidates who passed the examination would be awarded a medal, badge or trophy subject to the examination grade and subject. Applicants would be informed to collect them around three months after the examinations.

Mark sheets and certificates that are not collected from HKEAA five months from the issuing date would be returned to the Hong Kong Ballroom Dancing Council (HKBDC) without further notice.

 

 

Candidates' Personal Data and Correspondence
Personal data of candidates are used by the HKEAA and the Examination Board for delivery of examination and assessment services.  Whether you provide the requested personal data is voluntary. However, if you fail to provide all the data, or if any of the data are inaccurate or incomplete, the HKEAA may not be able to accept your entry or provide all or part of the examination and assessment services. The personal data submitted may also be used for:
  1. assisting tertiary institutions and other government/public organizations in their admission processes;
  2. assisting tertiary institutions and other government/public organisations in respect of their requests for information in granting scholarships;
  3. assisting tertiary institutions and other government/public organisations to confirm the candidates’ eligibility for financial assistance or other forms of subsidization, in which case, the necessary personal data of the candidates may have to be disclosed to the concerned organisations for verification;
  4. certifying candidates’ examination results in response to legitimate requests;
  5. processing any refund or payment in relation to the Examination; 
  6. conducting educational research and analysis in an anonymous format in which the identities of candidates are not traceable; and
  7. marketing the services and products of the Examination Board (including examination services, courses, events, publications, and other examination materials or resources) subject to the consent of the candidates.*
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The HKEAA may also transfer the personal data of candidates to third parties for use for the above purposes or other directly related purposes, including government/public organisations, schools and educational institutions, banks (for processing refund or payment), and service providers providing various administrative or technical services to facilitate the delivery of the examination and assessment services including but not limited to data punching, registration process, dispatch of examination documents, and the capture, disposal or other processing of data.


In compliance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, access to all personal data will be made available, on payment of a fee, to anyone who can establish his/her right to be informed of such data as are retained by the HKEAA. Please also note that candidates' personal data/correspondence/other information received by the HKEAA may be referred to the Examination Board concerned for delivery of examination and assessment services and for any of the abovementioned purposes or other directly related purposes. In general, upon completion of an examination or examination series and all the connecting examination services, the HKEAA will transfer all such data to the Examination Board who will then assume full control of such data. By then, candidates should approach the Examination Board direct for their personal data/information handling policies if necessary.

 

Neither NATD nor the HKEAA shall be responsible for any non-performance of duties where such non-performance has been caused by an act of God, labour strike, natural disaster, governmental action or intervention, or any other cause not reasonably foreseeable and beyond the reasonable control of NATD or the HKEAA. The HKEAA, including their contractors and subcontractors, shall not be liable to anyone claiming for any damages which are caused by, arising from or otherwise related to the failure of staff members, examination personnel or the examination centres to comply with the examination regulations, policies or procedures. All fees paid are not refundable and not transferable from one examination to another or from one candidate to another or for any other purposes.

 

*If you have given consent but wish to withdraw your consent for your personal data to be used for this purpose, please send a letter of request to the Registration Office

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Further Information
For details, please browse the NATD website:

http://www.natd.hk

 

 

Contacts
Hong Kong Ballroom Dancing Council
Tel: (852) 2541 6215
Fax: (852) 3020 1908
Email: info@natd.hk
Address: Flat A, 2/F
Best-O-Best Commercial Centre
No. 32-36 Ferry Street
Jordan, Kowloon

 

Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority International and Professional Examinations Division
Contact us: www.hkeaa.edu.hk/tc/ipe/contact_us/

 

 

 

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