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  1. Four local students achieve perfect IB scores

    Posted Jul 15th 2006, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... with the vast majority of admission tutors favouring the IB over A-levels. And under a new points tariff announced by Britain's Universities and Colleges Admission Service, the average scores being achieved by all IB schools in Hong Kong compare favourably with A-levels. A score of 33- the minimum average in this year's Hong Kong results- will be equivalent to four A grades at A-level ...

  2. 'Failures' shine after Baccalaureate

    Posted Jul 17th 2004, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... of a possible 45 in the IB. 'I'm amazed I got 39,' she said. 'This is the most a important turning point in my life.' They put their success down to the differences between the way the IB is taught and local exam-driven curriculum. 'With HKCEEs we just had to memorise stuff to get good marks. I couldn't do that. With the IB, creativity is very important, ...

  3. Who offers what and where- International through schools

    Posted Jun 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of International Schools Year founded: 2003 Curriculum: FY-G5 Putonghua and English immersion programme; IB MYP for G6-10; IB diploma G11-12 Medium: Putonghua, Special programmes: Declined to provide ... Number of students: 1,808 Accreditation: IB World School, Ontario Secondary School Diploma Association membership: IBO Year founded: 1991 Curriculum: IB. Balanced programme with academic studies, ...

  4. New frontiers op en up

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma programme, having offered the course noted for the breadth of study it encompasses since 2000. Students in Years 12 and 13 take six subjects, including two languages, from a challenging curriculum which aims to inspire critical and creative thinking. As part of the IB Creative, Action and Service programme, YCIS students have visited remote areas ...

  5. International Through Schools & Private Independent Schools

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

    ... on to post-secondary education at leading institutions throughout the world. Maximum class size: 25. Authorised by the Ministry of Education, Ontario. The school is a candidate for IB PYP and MYP programmes have been phased in since August 2006. Curriculum content is based on Ontario model but with philosophy and enquiry-based teaching strategy of the IB. The IB Diploma will be taught from August ...

  6. International Through Schools

    Posted Jun 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Association membership: IB World School; Council of International Schools Year founded: 2003 Curriculum: Foundation Year to G5: six-year primary Putonghua and English immersion programme; integrative curriculum derived from the best practices around the world. IB MYP for G6-10 and IB Diploma Programme for G11-12 Medium: Putonghua and English Special programmes: Declined to provide Number ...

  7. Holistic approach produces globally-minded citizens

    Posted Nov 09th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... courses to prepare students for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma exams in 2000. What is the philosophy of Yew Chung Education Foundation? Yew Chung has a holistic educational ... For instance, there was a student in our first IB class in 2000 who had got in from the local school system. The first thing she told me about was of her determination to get into a top university ...

  8. International Through Schools

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

    ... New $100million Leo Lee Arts Centre. Maximum class size 25. The school is an IB World School offering IB Diploma and PYP programmes. Curriculum content is based on Ontario model but with philosophy and enquiry-based teaching strategy of the IB. Rated ten out of ten by the Fraser Institute Report Card for two consecutive years (2008/2009). Students graduate with both the IB ...

  9. Releasing the joy of learning in a cosmopolitan society

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... introduced courses preparing students for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma exams in 2000. What is the co-principals system of Yew Chung International School? In the past it was highly ... more formal, because we use the General Certificate of Secondary Education and International Baccalaureate, they are able to make the transition. The first group of our graduates under the IB ...

  10. International through schools & private independent schools

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... taught. The introduction of IB programmes in the future is currently under discussion. 100% gained the Ontario Secondary School Diploma. Reception: $55,100 (half day) Preparatory-Grade 5: $74,100 ... and Putonghua with a full-time English and full-time Chinese teacher responsible for each homeroom. At secondary, students follow the MYP and IB Diploma. Arts, sports, and community service. French also ...




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