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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 ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education news briefs

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:13am by Linda Yeung

    ... Teachers, parents and students can upload images of printed text documents to the site through the new portal, and receive converted files by email within 24 hours.   Small classes bring IB success Nearly 30 per cent of the first batch of IB students at the International College Hong Kong, Sha Tau Kok, scored 40 points or above (out of a maximum of 45) in the International Baccalaureate ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - EDUCATION

    ESF, St Paul's score in International Baccalaureate exams

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 03:42am by BRIAN YAP, MICHELLE TOH

    ... Brian Yap and Michelle Toh ESF produces eight top scorers in IB exams The English Schools Foundation has recorded eight top scorers in the International Baccalaureate Diploma- its second-best tally of high-fliers in the Geneva-based exams. And St Paul's Co-educational College in Mid-Levels achieved an impressive feat, with 61 per cent of its 23-pupil IB class scoring 40 ...

  4. Lifestyle - Health

    Stress and depression can bring on irritable bowel syndrome

    Posted May 27th 2014, 10:26am by DR RAY NG

    ... Dr Ray Ng life@scmp.com Diet and lifestyle can help- it's alimentary Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is an illness many have heard about, but is still poorly understood. The chronic, ... studies based in Hong Kong, the prevalence of IBS was found to vary between 3.7 per cent and 6.6 per cent, according to a review published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics in 2005 ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    The pros and cons of taking a gap year

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 10:56am by Karmel Schreyer

    ... leavers are considering a sabbatical or gap year. It can be a welcome breather, and a chance to recover from the rigours of the two-year IB diploma programme or IGCSE exams. But it's also ... something they have been itching to do, but were swamped by A-levels or IB diploma work to fit in, can benefit, for instance." "Students and their families need to think carefully about ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Is this the wild and wacky world of investment banking in Hong Kong?

    Posted Nov 06th 2014, 05:21am by Alex Lo

    ... bankers. "There is a significant difference in the type of work performed and the work-life balance between real investment bankers and the other employees in the IB division," the person ...

  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education briefs

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 03:48pm by Linda Yeung

    ... to qualify for the certificate. The IBCC is an educational framework tailor-made for students aged between 16 and 19 who wish to engage in career-related learning while providing them with both IB diploma courses and IB core components. Buddy to help you brush A student team at the HKU faculty of dentistry has launched a free mobile app in English and Chinese that helps children learn how ...

  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong teachers learn how to give students an international perspective

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:30am by Liz Heron

    ... all subject areas. What we have seen in schools that use this is that performance in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma goes up." After Washington International School, ... per cent. Over the years, Project Zero has influenced the IB curriculum by leading the debate in educational theory, and a recent revision of the IB's Middle Years Programme incorporates ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Protests offer students chance to learn about social issues and history

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:55pm by KARMEL KINGAN

    ... the stakeholders- students, parents, educators and administrators- are learning from one another. "As an IB [International Baccalaureate] school, our teachers are expected to keep in mind the IB ... is centred on an understanding of how we organise ourselves." Besides the IB curriculum framework, CDNIS students also participate in the Ontario Secondary School Diploma programme in grades ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE ANJALI HAZARI

    Students must take responsibility for their own learning

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:55pm by ANJALI HAZRI

    ... IB and IGCSE biology at the French International School ...




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