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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1049472/learning-curve-how-navigate-ib-diplomas-tricky-waters
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1004890/ib-shapes-young-minds
  3. 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. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003615/hong-kong-schools-offer-full-ib-menu
  4. Comment - Letters

    Skewed praise for ESF system

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Comparing ESF's scores with other schools' is misleading I am a International Baccalaureate (IB) educator at an international school in Hong Kong and refer to Kelly Yang's column ("Eclectic avenue", November 14). She champions support for the English Schools Foundation (ESF) subvention by attributing ESF students' IB scores to the diversity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1093328/skewed-praise-esf-system
  5. Lifestyle - Health

    Stress and depression can bring on irritable bowel syndrome

    Posted May 27th 2014, 10:26am by DR RAY NG

    ... Dr Ray Ng life@scmp.com Diet and lifestyle can help- it's alimentary Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is an illness many have heard about, but is still poorly understood. The chronic, ... studies based in Hong Kong, the prevalence of IBS was found to vary between 3.7 per cent and 6.6 per cent, according to a review published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics in 2005 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1518797/stress-and-depression-can-bring-irritable-bowel-syndrome
  6. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Protests offer students chance to learn about social issues and history

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 05:55pm by KARMEL KINGAN

    ... the stakeholders- students, parents, educators and administrators- are learning from one another. "As an IB [International Baccalaureate] school, our teachers are expected to keep in mind the IB ... is centred on an understanding of how we organise ourselves." Besides the IB curriculum framework, CDNIS students also participate in the Ontario Secondary School Diploma programme in grades ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1618576/protests-offer-students-chance-learn-about-social-issues
  7. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Hong Kong teachers learn how to give students an international perspective

    Posted Sep 29th 2014, 10:30am by Liz Heron

    ... all subject areas. What we have seen in schools that use this is that performance in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma goes up." After Washington International School, ... per cent. Over the years, Project Zero has influenced the IB curriculum by leading the debate in educational theory, and a recent revision of the IB's Middle Years Programme incorporates ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1600887/hong-kong-teachers-learn-how-give-students-international
  8. Lifestyle - Family & Education - NEWS

    Education briefs

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 03:48pm by Linda Yeung

    ... to qualify for the certificate. The IBCC is an educational framework tailor-made for students aged between 16 and 19 who wish to engage in career-related learning while providing them with both IB diploma courses and IB core components. Buddy to help you brush A student team at the HKU faculty of dentistry has launched a free mobile app in English and Chinese that helps children learn how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/family-education/article/1581688/education-briefs
  9. 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/972907/esf-candidates-raise-standard-ib-exams
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971100/world-awaits-ib-graduates

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