Month: March 2018

All you need to know about International Baccalaureate in Singapore

Children learn very fast. Because of this, most parents want to enroll their children in the best school they can find. If you live in Singapore you definitely will agree that finding a good school is very difficult.

Enrolling your child in the first school you can find, is not really a wise decision because it may not be able to give your child the attention that he needs to reach his potential. This makes it ever more critical for parent to do a lot of research before choosing a school for their children

The IB or international Baccalaureate has made a name for itself because of the outstanding results of its students.

If you are looking for a good IB or international school in Singapore, ISS International School is a good option you should consider. They cater to children from kindergarten through high school age and have holistic programmes with a broad range of learning activities. If you are looking for a global education for your child, do consider ISS International School Singapore.

The following article by channelnewsasia shed light on the results of the students in three popular IB schools in Singapore.

ACI (I), HCIS and SJI international report best results yet for IB

SINGAPORE: At the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma examinations in November 2015, Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), Hwa Chong International School (HCIS) and St Joseph’s Institution (SJI) International students achieved new highs, the schools reported separately in press releases on Tuesday (Jan 5).

ACS(I) said the results of its 444 students who took the last IB examinations were the best the school has achieved so far in terms of the average total points and the number of perfect scorers, while HCIS said it “broke new ground” as 100 percent of its 81 students passed the examinations. Read more here

You likely are impressed with the performance of the students in these schools and you definitely will be interested in learning more about IB schools.

The following articles by eliteb discuses some of the basic things you need to know about IB

About the IB- Knowing the International Baccalaureate

The IBDP (International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme) is a post-secondary education programme, taken by students around the world between the ages of 16 and 18. It is an equivalent qualification to the UK’s A-Levels, the US’s AP exams, and the Scottish Highers System. The IBDP is internationally well-regarded and can afford its students entry into universities and employment around the world. Read more here.

Obviously, you now know a thing or two about IB, but you might not really understand it completely.

The following article by goodschools shed more light on international baccalaureate.

Understanding the International Baccalaureate (IB)

An increasingly popular alternative to the HSC, QCE or VCE is the International Baccalaureate (IB). Growing out of the need to facilitate the mobility of students internationally, it specializes in preparing students for a more global environment. The IB is recognized by leading universities in Australia and around the world. Read more here

Final note

A lot of parent in Singapore are enrolling their children in IB schools. The reason why is because, of the outstanding results of the children who are presently attending them.

Before you enroll your child in an IB school in your area it is important that you do a lot of research to find out more about how they operate. Doing this will help you determine if the IB school you plan to enroll your child will be able to handle the needs of your child.