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  1. Students bemoan admission procedures

    Posted Jul 28th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Students who failed to enrol in their desired courses at the Vocational Training Council (VTC) after queuing for three days this weekend have criticised the council's admissions system as unfair and confusing. Hundreds of students had queu ...

  2. Old boys oppose enrolment of girls

    Posted Feb 14th 2009, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... of Diocesan Boys' School Terence Chang Cheuk-cheung said the proposal to recruit girls for the school year of 2010/11 would require consultation with students, parents and alumni. 'For IB ... the matter to the school. The school is launching the cheapest IB programme in town, with the foundation year costing HK$48,000 and the second and third years costing HK$58,000. Mr Chang said ...

  3. ESF pupils come up with the Baccalaureate goods

    Posted Jul 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Of the few pupils who achieved perfect scores for the International Baccalaureate (IB) exams this year, one in 10 came from Hong Kong. Of the 109 students who achieved full scores of 45 marks on the global IB exams- considered one of the toughest pre-college exams in the world- at least 12 of the top achievers were from Hong Kong. English ...

  4. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LEARNING CURVE ANJALI HAZARI

    Learning Curve: adaptability and problem solving are the keys to career questions

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:01am by Anjali Hazari

    ... you want to perform in society, and work towards acquiring that skill set. life@scmp.com Anjali Hazari teaches IB and IGCSE biology at the French International School ...

  5. Parents fear their children could be 2008 guinea pigs

    Posted Jan 15th 2005, 12:00am by Katherine Forestier

    ... in demand for the IB, he said. But the new structure posed some challenges for international schools, he said- in particular those like Li Po Chun that draw students extensively from the local ... is the possibility of accepting students one year younger. 'I don't think that is a significant problem as it would bring Hong Kong in line with other countries as to when they start the IB ...

  6. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Coming to grips with the pros and cons of shyness

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 01:47am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... relationship between anxiety and the gastro-intestinal system. Many of Knowles' anxious patients present with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), an inflammatory bowel condition caused ...

  7. '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, ...

  8. A pass mark for liberal studies

    Posted Jul 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hong Kong universities have a tougher job than usual choosing students this year. They have to pick from those with the new Diploma of Secondary Education, the last-ever batch of holders of the Certificate of Education Examination and those who studied ot ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Store de force: Takumi

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36am by CANDACE CAMPOS

    ... Japan, although we also have imported furniture from Italy and Denmark. Japanese manufacturer Kitani produces licensed originals by mid-20th century Danish designers such as Finn Juhl, Ib ...




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