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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    An IB education stresses human values, but not an ideology

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 09:45am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari life@scmp.com An IB education stresses human values, but does not foist a specific ideological position on students, a former senior educator tells Anjali Hazari An open mind In a few weeks' time the IB Diploma Programme (DP) examination will be held in the northern hemisphere for the 44th consecutive year. It's certainly moved on from its humble beginnings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1476367/ib-education-stresses-human-values-not-ideology
  2. Letter

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I write in response to the column, Class Action, in the Family Post on October 9, where an international school teacher replies to an inquiry about the challenges of IB [International Baccalaureate]. He observes that 'universities and employers place high value on the concepts at the core of IB'. One would like to think so, but as a parent who closely monitored first a son ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983328/letter
  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong's high-fliers see great perks in IB Diploma curriculum

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... The IB Diploma programme is giving students a huge boost in their university chances both here and abroad Some 127,000 students from 135 countries and regions received the results ... schools following the IB course has risen significantly over the past five years, with 26 schools now offering the diploma programme. The ESF dropped A-levels for the IB four years ago. IB Diploma ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1281181/hong-kongs-high-fliers-see-great-perks-ib-diploma
  4. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    Hong Kong ESF students ace exams to outshine peers in global IB diploma

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... Six pupils get full marks for IB programme and others score much higher than world average Hong Kong pupils have outperformed their overseas peers in one of the most globally recognised pre-tertiary exams. Some 850 pupils from six English Schools Foundation secondary schools who sat the examination for the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma in May notched up an average score ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1278183/locals-ace-exams-outshine-peers-global-diploma
  5. DSS schools to offer alternative

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Cheung Siu-ming, said it was the first DSS school to be offered IB status. 'We got formal authorisation to run IB officially this month,' he said. Set up in 2006, the school currently offers the IB Middle Years Programme until Form Three. Mr Cheung said the first batch of Form Four students would study the last year of the IB Middle Years Programme this September and the IB ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/671513/dss-schools-offer-alternative
  6. Training to sharpen skills

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by Ana Wang

    ... Ana Wang The International Baccalaureate (IB) programme has increased in popularity over the years. More training, such as postgraduate degree programmes, workshops and seminars, is being offered to IB teachers to enhance their skills and knowledge in various areas. 'Teachers of IB programmes need a specialised understanding of the philosophy and theory underpinning the IB ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/714361/training-sharpen-skills
  7. IB catches Wan Chai through-train

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the IB Diploma Programme this September. The Wan Chai school began offering the IB Primary Years Programme for students aged three to 11 in 2002 and IB Middle Years Programme for students aged 11 ... alongside the IB programme, with instruction in English and Putonghua. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/597005/ib-catches-wan-chai-through-train
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: bilingual education for the IB diploma

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com Bilingual education for the IB diploma Parents recently came to me with some interesting questions about bilingual education. Do students have to undertake all subjects in both languages to attain a bilingual International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma? Can students decide which language they will study a subject in? Is bilingual education ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1156124/learning-curve-bilingual-education-ib-diploma
  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: How to navigate IB diploma's tricky waters

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari familypostcmp.com How to navigate the IB programme's tricky waters Cambridge University research shows that the exam results of youngsters after age 16 are a much better predictor of degree success. But that depends a lot on subject choices. Students in Form Six who have started their international baccalaureate (IB) programmes this autumn will find that success may ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1049472/learning-curve-how-navigate-ib-diplomas-tricky-waters
  10. Comment - Letters

    Skewed praise for ESF system

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Comparing ESF's scores with other schools' is misleading I am a International Baccalaureate (IB) educator at an international school in Hong Kong and refer to Kelly Yang's column ("Eclectic avenue", November 14). She champions support for the English Schools Foundation (ESF) subvention by attributing ESF students' IB scores to the diversity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1093328/skewed-praise-esf-system

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