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  1. DSS schools to offer alternative

    Posted Feb 28th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Cheung Siu-ming, said it was the first DSS school to be offered IB status. 'We got formal authorisation to run IB officially this month,' he said. Set up in 2006, the school currently offers the IB Middle Years Programme until Form Three. Mr Cheung said the first batch of Form Four students would study the last year of the IB Middle Years Programme this September and the IB ...

  2. IB catches Wan Chai through-train

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

    ... on the IB Diploma Programme this September. The Wan Chai school began offering the IB Primary Years Programme for students aged three to 11 in 2002 and IB Middle Years Programme for students aged 11 ... alongside the IB programme, with instruction in English and Putonghua. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: bilingual education for the IB diploma

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com Bilingual education for the IB diploma Parents recently came to me with some interesting questions about bilingual education. Do students have to undertake all subjects in both languages to attain a bilingual International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma? Can students decide which language they will study a subject in? Is bilingual education ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE

    Learning Curve: How to navigate IB diploma's tricky waters

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Anjali Hazari

    ... Anjali Hazari familypostcmp.com How to navigate the IB programme's tricky waters Cambridge University research shows that the exam results of youngsters after age 16 are a much better predictor of degree success. But that depends a lot on subject choices. Students in Form Six who have started their international baccalaureate (IB) programmes this autumn will find that success may ...

  5. IB shapes young minds

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... under. 'My grades dropped a lot in the first term. IB has so many activities, you have to adapt to cope with everything,' said the Yew Chung International School Year 12 student. With perseverance, self-discipline and support from teachers and classmates, To managed to balance work and play and come to appreciate the programme. 'I'm proud of being an IB student,' he ...

  6. Hong Kong schools offer the full IB menu

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Nora Tong The International Baccalaureate (IB) offers three programmes to help students develop the skills to survive and thrive in the globalising world. They are the Primary Years ... and service activities. Currently, there are 44 schools offering at least one IB programme in Hong Kong. ...

  7. IB approach gets high marks from pupils

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Linda Yeung Invariably, IB students appear to be better motivated and enjoy the challenges of their studies James Lo Yuen-fai Diocesan Boys' School As a student of the Diocesan Boys' School (DBS), Lo opted for the IB route two years ago because of his intention to study in the United Kingdom and what he deems to be an open-minded curriculum. 'It is different from ...

  8. The IB curriculum: means and methods

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... they must do a personal project to demonstrate the understandings and skills they have developed. Students are assessed at school, with IB examiners checking the process. IB Diploma Programme (IBDP) ... programme. Written exams will be marked by IB examiners. The highest mark is 45 points, with 24 being the minimum for the diploma award. Source: IBO ANNUAL FEES: A SAMPLER (HK$) Yew Chung ...

  9. Learning on the IB 'through train'

    Posted Nov 20th 2010, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... inquiry-based learning and problem solving, and wider use of the International Baccalaureate (IB), which offers three programmes for students aged three to 19, reflects this. Originally targeted at international schools around the world in a bid to offer a consistent global yardstick against which universities could evaluate potential students, IB has been gaining favour in state-funded schools ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Variety proves spice of learning life

    Posted Jun 10th 2013, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Wong Yat-hei Local students embrace studying the IB programme because it offers them writing training, a common task at university, as the curriculum requires them to compose a 4,000-word extended essay. Stephanie Wu, a Form Five IB student at St. Paul's Co-educational College, appreciates the training. "I plan to study at an overseas university. The IB curriculum ...




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