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  1. Move to IB helps ESF to extend its international reach

    Posted Jun 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... towards the IB at primary and upper secondary. IGCSEs and GCSEs are still taught in years 10 and 11 but all secondary schools will teach the IB for Years 12 and 13 from August, with Advanced, ... and leisure; theory of knowledge; an applied or vocational course; and an elective subject. The IB framework and inquiry-based approach will be adopted by all primary schools, with elements ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. talk back

    Posted Mar 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for their child. Name and address supplied I have followed with interest the discussion about ESF school teachers' reluctance to switch to the International Baccalaureate (IB). As a product of the IB ... an educational platform in Hong Kong. I was schooled at an international school offering the IB diploma and found that through the accredited system, students whose parents were expatriates, moving every ...

  4. A diverse educational provider

    Posted Jun 14th 2008, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... in August. The college combines a primary and secondary school, and will offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) at all levels. Curriculum ESF schools have traditionally offered a modern liberal education based on the National Curriculum of England and Wales. In recent years, however, more schools have begun offering the IB programmes. IGCSEs and GCSEs are still taught in Years 10 and 11, ...

  5. ESF drops proposed switch to four terms

    Posted Jun 18th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... if anything, they needed more support for the new IB programme.' Erik Floyd, the father of two children at Island School, said: 'The proposal never made any sense and there was never any ... international IB schools.' ...

  6. Letters

    Posted May 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by the ESF, it offers the International Baccalaureate diploma programme and implements Hong Kong's new secondary curriculum through the IB Middle Years framework. Diocesan Boys' School is another example of a direct subsidy scheme school which, for about one-third of the ESF's fees, offers a curriculum to prepare students for both the Hong Kong diploma and the IB diploma. ...

  7. Schools celebrate record A-level haul

    Posted Aug 15th 2008, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... students will sit the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB). South Island School student Jeremiah Cheung Yee-man, 17, gained six As, on top of an A in Chinese he picked up two years ago. 'I ... the standard for next year moving over to the IB,' she said. 'When you have over half of the grades being an A, then you know you can take the students further.' In England and Wales, ...

  8. Mailbag

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the new IB curriculum that the school was implementing, resulting in teachers needing training/meetings, etc. Therefore, according to my calculations, in the 190 days of schooling in 2007/08 ...

  9. Bottom line is all about diversity

    Posted Dec 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to offer the IB programme, one has to ask if the working group's definition of international school is still useful. A policy of differentiating schools based on the content ...

  10. Ranger rides to sort out trouble

    Posted Jun 19th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... and curriculum, so we offer breadth, challenge and creativity wherever we can,' he said. He does not rule out the ESF taking on board the IB's primary years programme, although he is anxious ...



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