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  1. Letter

    Posted Oct 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... I write in response to the column, Class Action, in the Family Post on October 9, where an international school teacher replies to an inquiry about the challenges of IB [International Baccalaureate]. He observes that 'universities and employers place high value on the concepts at the core of IB'. One would like to think so, but as a parent who closely monitored first a son ...

  2. Difference in diploma programmes a matter of breadth versus depth

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced-Level qualification commonly known as A-levels. Does this mean that the IB qualification is the best credential that can be offered to colleges for admission? The IB diploma is widely recognised by universities as challenging, preparing students to succeed at university as well as giving them a well-rounded education. However, the rigidity ...

  3. Tonic for acronym anxiety

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... International Baccalaureate programmes- the IB Diploma, Middle Years and Primary Years- which promote broad, inquiry-based learning with a strong global perspective. www.ibo.org IB Diploma ... to complete the more philosophical theory of knowledge course and the creativity, action and service programme. They must also write a 4,000-word extended essay on a research topic. IB Middle Years ...

  4. 'I made the right decision to switch schools'

    Posted Oct 27th 2007, 12:00am by Liz Gooch

    ... but under the IB, he would have been required to take a broader range of subjects. He did not want to study a humanities subject or other mandatory requirements of the IB. Instead, he is now ...

  5. ESF A-level results see students smile

    Posted Aug 19th 2005, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... and the administration of its schools, he said. Students at the ESF's Sha Tin College, who follow the International Baccalaureate (IB), saw their pass rate fall by 1.67 percentage points to 95 per cent. However, they were well ahead of the global IB pass rate of 82 per cent. The number of students taking the IB rose to 78 from 45 last year, but the percentage scoring top grades fell from 24 per ...

  6. Interns must become the architects of their own destiny

    Posted Jul 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... their IB / A-level in September, or are in the final years of their Diploma of Secondary Education, can also prepare for placements in the coming academic year. The Centre of Development ... of one's own destiny is an extremely valuable way to spend the summer. Anjali Hazari teaches IB and IGCSE Biology at an international school in Hong Kong ...



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