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  1. Inspired thinking

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with assistance from several other international schools, created the IB diploma programme. It started as a single programme for internationally mobile students preparing for university, and has grown into three programmes for students aged three to 19. The IB's mission is to provide high-quality education for a better world and to encourage an international outlook among students ...

  2. Mailbag

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of spending $80 million on Harbour Fest while cutting money needed for the education sector? BRIDGIT LEE, Fanling ESF must listen to all over IB A meeting was recently held at King George V School between parents and selected members of the ESF executive to introduce the International Baccalaureate (IB) as an alternative to the current GCSE AS/A-levels. For those of us who have grown up ...

  3. Confucianism

    Posted Jan 16th 2011, 12:00am by Charmaine Chan

    ... Charmaine Chan Confucianism by Ronnie Littlejohn I.B. Tauris, HK$205 As China modernises at warp speed, Confucianism and other traditions that emphasise social stability are enjoying a resurgence. Little wonder there continues to be an appetite for books on the sage, including this useful introduction, which looks at not only what Confucius taught but also the key characters who ...

  4. Abroad minded: be sure to ask the hard questions

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is whether you opt for an International Baccalaureate school. Most schools offering the IB diploma in Form Six still offer International General Certificates of Secondary Education (IGCSEs) at 16, on the theory that university applications by students with top test results are more successful. If you choose a school that offers the IB Middle Years Programme, check how long the curriculum has been ...

  5. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: Diwali a spiritual celebration

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... joys of life." Happy Diwali to all our readers. Anjali Hazari teaches IB and IGCSE biology at the French International School ...

  6. Mailbag

    Posted Mar 14th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... IB much more relevant than A-levels to students looking to further their studies I would like to comment on your article on February 28 ('IB 'scuppering' entry to top UK universities') regarding the concern of British parents about switch to an IB programme by the English Schools Foundation. I have three children and all have been educated at/are attending ESF schools. ...

  7. A slice of life's rich tapestry

    Posted Jun 14th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... such as the International Baccalaureate (IB). Quite a few are preparing to offer the IB diploma as an option at senior secondary, in time for the introduction of the new Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education ... tag pushes the HK$50,000 mark and rising. In schools planning to offer the IB diploma, the charge for that stream in senior secondary forms is likely to be even higher. However, families ...



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