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  1. 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 ...

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    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 ...

  3. IB shapes young minds

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... under. 'My grades dropped a lot in the first term. IB has so many activities, you have to adapt to cope with everything,' said the Yew Chung International School Year 12 student. With perseverance, self-discipline and support from teachers and classmates, To managed to balance work and play and come to appreciate the programme. 'I'm proud of being an IB student,' he ...

  4. Hong Kong schools offer the full IB menu

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nora Tong The International Baccalaureate (IB) offers three programmes to help students develop the skills to survive and thrive in the globalising world. They are the Primary Years ... and service activities. Currently, there are 44 schools offering at least one IB programme in Hong Kong. ...

  5. Classes and counselling give students The Edge

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nicholas Olczak How does The Edge Learning Centre help IB Diploma Programme (DP) students to succeed? The breadth of subjects studied for the IB DP is one of its distinguishing features. ... provides pre-learning courses to teach students entering both years of the IB diploma the fundamental information required for different IB subjects and help them get a headstart in their studies. ...

  6. Dual track to knowledge

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nicholas Olczak Students taking the IB Diploma Programme (DP) are given a fantastic opportunity to study a range of subjects, to learn to apply knowledge practically, and to develop through activities and community service. The Australian International School Hong Kong (AISHK), which offers both the IB DP and the Australian NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) curricula, ...

  7. In praise of a programme that encourages students to think

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com The International Baccalaureate (IB) encompasses programmes in primary, middle and diploma years for students aged from three to 19. While many schools in Hong Kong now offer different curriculums leading to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, they may not adopt all of the IB programmes from the primary level. Those that do offer ...

  8. How Li Po Chun course inspired a talented artist

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... (IB) Diploma Programme in the early 2000s. He is now creative director of Daydream Nation, a fashion label known for its collaborations with other art forms such as theatre and dance. He ... new world of drama and theatre from the IB programme. 'My teacher, Maurice, was passionate about teaching and generous in sharing his knowledge and insights with us. He was very ...

  9. Who offers what and where- ESF preschools, ESF primary schools, ESF secondary schools and private independent schools

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of students: 188 Year founded: 2002 Curriculum: Candidate school for IB Primary Years Programme. Play-based interactive inquiry programme using child-led and adult-led activities. Children introduced ... groups: K1-2 Number of students: 352 Year founded: 1999 Curriculum: Candidate school for IB PYP. Play-based interactive inquiry programme. Children learn through hands-on experiences Medium: ...

  10. Love of learning

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nora Tong For Chinese International School alumnus Lawson Wong, the wide variety of subjects he was required to study in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) ... in computer science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The IB gave Wong a first glimpse of technical writing, a skill he continues to use professionally. 'My fondest recollections ...




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