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  1. World awaits IB graduates

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Linda Yeung Their broad knowledge and rich exposure have opened doors for many IB graduates, with one study showing they were more likely to be enrolled in Britain's top 20 higher education institutions. The study, by the United Kingdom Higher Education Statistics Agency on university entrants in the 2008-2009 academic year, showed that the number of IB-trained entrants ...

  2. IB options, but no U-turn

    Posted Oct 25th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Heron, Steve Cray

    ... to A-levels. ESF chief executive Heather Du Quesnay was speaking in the wake of parents' criticisms that the IB was not suitable for all pupils and there was a lack of academic options. One parent ... to pass the language component. I don't have any choice,' she said. Pupils have to score at least 24 points and pass all six subjects to gain the IB diploma. Another parent, whose son ...

  3. 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: ...

  4. ESF prodigies ace tough exam

    Posted Jul 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Baccalaureate exams. Four students, including a Young Post junior reporter, gained perfect scores- full 45 marks- in their IB exams. The IB programme is widely considered to be one of the toughest ... 97.5 per cent received the diploma, up from 94.1 per cent last year. The global average last year was 78.1 per cent. Some 958,000 students worldwide take the IB. Only 96 students earned full ...

  5. It's crucial to stay informed

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... schools- as well as all ESF secondaries- have adopted the International Baccalaureate Diploma. We ask the experts how the new Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education and the IB Diploma are likely ... that will open up an affordable new IB route to both local and non-local students. This year, schools have been asked to provide more information, including crucial data such as average class size ...

  6. ESF pupils come up with the Baccalaureate goods

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Of the few pupils who achieved perfect scores for the International Baccalaureate (IB) exams this year, one in 10 came from Hong Kong. Of the 109 students who achieved full scores of 45 marks on the global IB exams- considered one of the toughest pre-college exams in the world- at least 12 of the top achievers were from Hong Kong. English ...

  7. Five prove they're perfect

    Posted Jul 14th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... The IB, which operates in more than 2,000 schools in 125 countries, has become increasingly popular, with 14 Hong Kong schools now registered to offer the diploma. The results of four candidates ...

  8. International Secondary Schools

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... students. Open days and applications in January-February. IBO authorised. Maximum class size: 25. Students 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. Liberal learning environment, with extensive independent study. Regular cultural activities. Overseas and mainland ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Preparing students to be inquisitive

    Posted May 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maurice Bendrix The International Baccalaureate (IB) has been steadily winning over local schools that are drawn to the curriculum's approach to learning which is designed to instil students with confidence, and the ability to inquire and question assumptions. In Hong Kong, there are 29 schools authorised to teach the IB, ranging from local, international and ESF schools, ...




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