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  1. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    New school ties

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Baccalaureate (IB) and the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE), up from just five schools in 2010-11. DSS schools give more choice and can reduce the fierce competition for school places ... before graduation, Ngan Po Ling is launching an IB programme next year. It's a way to reverse the "brain drain", Anuradha says. Creative Secondary School (CSS) in Tseung Kwan, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1226048/new-school-ties
  2. Comment - Letters

    DSS holds key to English study places

    Posted Feb 22nd 2013, 12:00am by DION CHEN

    ... an international/non-local curriculum. These curriculums include the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme and the General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) and General Certificate of Education- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1155728/dss-holds-key-english-study-places
  3. Options abound as old distinctionscontinue to fade away

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Scheme (DSS), building new DSS schools and supporting private independent schools. The old distinctions are fading rapidly, with International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes- originally designed ... Korean, Japanese, French and German Swiss. However, the most international are those that offer IB programmes, which a number of schools, including ESF ones, are switching to. The major national ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683457/options-abound-old-distinctionscontinue-fade-away
  4. Private-sector expansion offers a new world of choice

    Posted Jun 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... distinctions are starting to fade, with International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes- originally designed for international schools- being introduced in many DSS schools and private independents. ... that offer IB programmes, which a number of schools, including ESF ones, are switching to. The major national schools, such as Canadian International and Australian International (now also IB ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/641437/private-sector-expansion-offers-new-world-choice
  5. Why going private is easier than ever

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... independent schools. Today, the lines between local and international are being progressively blurred as many DSS and private independent schools plan to offer International Baccalaureate (IB ... Korean, Japanese, French and German-Swiss. However, the most international are those that offer IB programmes, which an increasing number of schools are switching to, including all ESF secondary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/553017/why-going-private-easier-ever
  6. Demand exceeds supply

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by their national communities in the city with land and low-interest loans from the Hong Kong government. Some now offer the IB Diploma alongside the school-leaving exams of their parent country, ... offer an increasingly international- rather than British- education; all five ESF secondary schools switched to the IB Diploma in 2007 and its nine primary schools now offer the IB ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971804/demand-exceeds-supply
  7. Education policy failure cannot be outsourced

    Posted May 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... be the only way. Anjali Hazari teaches IB and IGCSE biology at an international school in Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1001559/education-policy-failure-cannot-be-outsourced
  8. ... of cutting out the jargon

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

    ... for international schools. It now offers three IB programmes- the Diploma, Middle Years and Primary Years. All three promote broad, inquiry-based learning with a strong global perspective. www.ibo.org IB ... on a research topic. IB Middle Years Programme (MYP): For students aged 11 to 16 who study a wide range of subjects taught through five core principles- approaches to learning; health and social ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/553008/cutting-out-jargon
  9. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/641422/slice-lifes-rich-tapestry
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/480668/bottom-line-all-about-diversity

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