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  1. New DSS school to offer IB at all levels

    Posted Oct 29th 2005, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... plan to offer the IB curriculum in parallel with the local curriculum,' Mr Fung said. While the majority of local students would take local examinations, brighter students would be given the option of taking the IB at the same time. The Direct Subsidy Scheme HKUGA College, meanwhile, has announced it will offer the IB diploma when it opens in Islands South district next year. ...

  2. Li Po Chun world class in IB scores

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Foundation's Sha Tin College- the first ESF school to switch to the IB- achieved a 95 per cent pass rate, with 22 per cent of the 78 students scoring over 40. Twenty seven out of 28 students from Yew ...

  3. Resume

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1976: Joined the police force as a constable 1978: Moved to the Identification Bureau (IB) 1983: Became the first woman sergeant in IB 1989: Became the first woman fingerprint expert in Hong Kong 2005: Helped with the identification process in Phuket after the Asian tsunami Requirements to join IB: At least two years' experience in the police force and must pass a written ...

  4. Parents fear their children could be 2008 guinea pigs

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... in demand for the IB, he said. But the new structure posed some challenges for international schools, he said- in particular those like Li Po Chun that draw students extensively from the local ... is the possibility of accepting students one year younger. 'I don't think that is a significant problem as it would bring Hong Kong in line with other countries as to when they start the IB ...

  5. Mailbag

    Posted Apr 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is nonsense. The jingoistic assertions of the article have about as much credibility as the claim that 'hamburgers are good for you'. With the surge of IB marketing in Asia, it is perhaps ... studies- subjects not available with the IB curriculum. In addition, students may study as many A-levels as they want. Talented students in English Schools Foundation schools are achieving five ...

  6. Q&A

    Posted Oct 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... International Baccalaureate Middle Years and Diploma programmes. While many students go to US universities, the IB is more readily recognised in other countries, in particular the UK and Australia, as well as Hong Kong. Schooling at HKIS does not culminate in public exams equivalent to A-levels or the IB Diploma. Instead, students are assessed and placed in universities primarily based ...

  7. International secondary schools

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... setting of six hectares. Over 70 countries represented. Among its 250 students, about 40% are from Hong Kong. Places keenly sought. Maximum class size: 25. Students at Li Po Chun study for the IB Diploma. Chinese studies and many languages are available. The college's emphasis on community work reflects both the IB and its own philosophy. IBO authorised. Average IB results 36.9 (IB ...

  8. ESF A-level results see students smile

    Posted Aug 19th 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... and the administration of its schools, he said. Students at the ESF's Sha Tin College, who follow the International Baccalaureate (IB), saw their pass rate fall by 1.67 percentage points to 95 per cent. However, they were well ahead of the global IB pass rate of 82 per cent. The number of students taking the IB rose to 78 from 45 last year, but the percentage scoring top grades fell from 24 per ...

  9. Three ESF primaries to change curriculum

    Posted Nov 26th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... for offering the programme, an ESF spokesman said. Bauhinia School is making similar plans. Sha Tin expects to have completed the professional development for full IB authorisation by April 2007. ... it was about to conduct a review on whether to offer the IB instead of A-levels, with a consultation next year. 'We would be the only school in Hong Kong doing A-levels if we don't ...

  10. Teaching pupils to project themselves

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... the last year as his personal project for the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (MYP). The personal project is the MYP's equivalent of the better-known IB Diploma's ... they will be the first group of students to complete the MYP, the school having phased in the IB programme to replace Britain's IGCSEs since 2002. Projects range from Holly Mak's artistic journey ...




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