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  1. Love your liver and give it a boost

    Posted May 21st 2007, 12:00am by Susan Schwartz

    ... Susan Schwartz Traditional Chinese medicine is popular among IBS sufferers who want to manage the problem using acupuncture and herbs. Practitioner Gianna Buonocore says IBS is a stagnation of liver energy or chi. Other organs such as the digestive system and intestines are also affected. 'IBS is usually affected by emotions and stress, so good relaxation techniques ...

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    The biggest stress for students: parental pressure

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 06:30pm by Anjali Hazari

    ... Then there is the International Baccalaureate (IB) subject selection, where parents often insist their child should take the higher-level option even though the child doesn't meet the grade requirements. When ... of IB schools may be growing in Hong Kong, but the IB diploma is not for every student. Yet there is great trepidation in allowing students to take GCE A-levels because universities view the IB ...

  3. Comparing routes to university

    Posted Jun 13th 2009, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... and the English Schools Foundation (ESF) and several other international schools switching to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma. Several Direct Subsidy Scheme (DSS) schools, including St Paul's Co-Educational College and Diocesan Boys' School, plan to offer the IB Diploma. Yet interest in British A-levels remains strong, and several international schools still offer them. ...

  4. Secondary revolution

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

    ... Call for choice as the IB replaces A-levels in Hong Kong. Liz Gooch reports It has been hailed as education's answer to the demands of a globalised, 21st-century world. ... students. The popularity of the IB in Hong Kong has soared in recent years, with 14 schools offering the diploma. From the beginning of this academic year, all English Schools Foundation schools ...

  5. Helping mould caring, globally attuned minds

    Posted Jun 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Linda Yeung Hong Kong has seen substantial growth in International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes catering to students from aged three to 19, as more schools give priority to well-rounded training. Founded in 1968 in Geneva, Switzerland, by a group of forward-thinking teachers who had banded together to create a truly international pre-university curriculum, the IB governance body ...

  6. Mailbag

    Posted Nov 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... qualified Putonghua teachers. BENEDICT NG, Dalian IB stretches capacity to think As an International Baccalaureate student, I read Martin Labrum's letter 'ESF must listen to all over IB' (Education Post, November 15), with interest. I am studying at the Chinese International School (CIS), and am in the second and final year of my IB programme. I believe the IB ...

  7. HK's new diploma gains ground with elite schools

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Liz Heron

    ... qualification. The high-achieving boys' secondary is one of three Direct Subsidy Scheme schools to scrap or shelve plans to prepare for offering the IB diploma, while a fourth is introducing it gradually without setting a timetable. Principal Dr John Kennard said St Paul's had been considering whether to set up an IB programme for the past 18 months but had decided against it because ...

  8. HKU 'in a good position to compare systems'

    Posted Oct 25th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... several advantages of the IB Diploma, which he liked because of its breadth- students study six subjects including at least one each from the humanities and sciences. 'The creation of AS-levels has helped to introduce a broader character to the British A-level system but not quite to the same extent,' he said. The IB's criterion-referenced grading system, based ...

  9. DBS diploma course to lure creme de la creme

    Posted Oct 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... By Lau Kit-wai Diocesan Boys' School (DBS) is preparing to introduce the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme to attract top local and overseas students. The two-year course prepares students for university. The school is planning to launch two IB classes for 60 senior-form students in 2009. The annual tuition fee for the diploma is expected to range from ...

  10. In praise of a programme that encourages students to think

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Anjali Hazari familypost@scmp.com The International Baccalaureate (IB) encompasses programmes in primary, middle and diploma years for students aged from three to 19. While many schools in Hong Kong now offer different curriculums leading to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, they may not adopt all of the IB programmes from the primary level. Those that do offer ...




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