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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. 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 ...

  3. Training to sharpen skills

    Posted May 15th 2010, 12:00am by Ana Wang

    ... Ana Wang The International Baccalaureate (IB) programme has increased in popularity over the years. More training, such as postgraduate degree programmes, workshops and seminars, is being offered to IB teachers to enhance their skills and knowledge in various areas. 'Teachers of IB programmes need a specialised understanding of the philosophy and theory underpinning the IB ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. ESF candidates raise the standard for IB exams

    Posted Jul 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... stunningly in their International Baccalaureate exams. Four students achieved the full 45 marks on their IB exams, and almost all their peers received the diploma after going through an education ... students and their families. 'Congratulations to you all.' Three years after switching to the IB diploma the ESF has seen a steady increase in students obtaining the certification, ...

  9. World awaits IB graduates

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Linda Yeung Their broad knowledge and rich exposure have opened doors for many IB graduates, with one study showing they were more likely to be enrolled in Britain's top 20 higher education institutions. The study, by the United Kingdom Higher Education Statistics Agency on university entrants in the 2008-2009 academic year, showed that the number of IB-trained entrants ...

  10. DSS schools find middle way on curriculum

    Posted Jun 12th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... will be the trailblazers in offering the dual curriculum in the new academic year. DBS last September launched a pre-IB programme, a one-year preparatory course limbering students up for the IB Diploma to be launched this September. Forty-one students are currently in the pre-IB stream, compared with 229 Form Four students taking the first year of the three-year senior secondary curriculum leading ...




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