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如何選擇英國的中學

英國的學制從小學一年級(Year 1)開始算起,學生5/6歲入學。 小學讀 6 年,初中讀 3 年,然後高中讀兩年。 學生 16 歲中學畢業拿的是 GCSE,即普通中學教育文憑,類似於香港未轉三三四學制之前的中學會考。 按照英國法律,兒童在 16 歲之前都必須上學接受義務教育,在此年齡後可以選擇繼續讀 A-Level 預科或其他職業教育。 https://www.thestandnews.com/society/%E5%A6%82%E4%BD%95%E9%81%B8%E6%93%87%E8%8B%B1%E5%9C%8B%E7%9A%84%E4%B8%AD%E5%AD%B8/

Take 3 Steps to Decide Whether to Retest in IB

DUE TO THE COVID-19 outbreak, end-of-year International Baccalaureate assessments have been canceled. But IB students can still expect to receive final grades. This year, in what the institution has called “a truly unprecedented situation,” the IB will rely on an algorithm to partially determine students’ final scores. However, if students disagree with their results, there is something they …

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Hong Kong schools seek review of students’ poorer-than-expected results as International Baccalaureate grading sparks dismay, global petition

Hong Kong’s biggest international school group has joined thousands of students worldwide in demanding that the International Baccalaureate explain poorer-than-expected grades based on schoolwork, after the Covid-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of written examinations. The English Schools Foundation (ESF) confirmed on Friday that some of its seven secondary schools had asked the Swiss-based organisation that runs the …

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Meet the Secret Algorithm That’s Keeping Students Out of College

EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD ANAHITA NAGPAL fears her plans to start training this fall to be a doctor have been derailed by a statistical model. Nagpal, who lives in Göttingen, Germany, had been offered a premed place and scholarship at NYU. Her acceptance was dependent on her results in the International Baccalaureate diploma, a two-year high school program recognized …

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IB放榜|英基韓裔女狀元醫生夢因新冠肺炎疫情動搖 最終留港讀醫

國際文憑大學預科課程(IBDP)昨日放榜,各學校陸續宣布成績,今年受到疫情影響,IB取消考試,改以校內成績及預測成績評分。英基學校協會今日公布,屬校今年誕生12位考獲45分的狀元,佔全港狀元人數一半 ,另有24位學生考獲44分為「榜眼」;而英基學生IB成員平均分為35.7分,比本港考生平均分低約0.6分,但仍高於全球考生平均分6分。 https://www.hk01.com/%E7%A4%BE%E6%9C%83%E6%96%B0%E8%81%9E/494953/ib%E6%94%BE%E6%A6%9C-%E8%8B%B1%E5%9F%BA%E9%9F%93%E8%A3%94%E5%A5%B3%E7%8B%80%E5%85%83%E9%86%AB%E7%94%9F%E5%A4%A2%E5%9B%A0%E6%96%B0%E5%86%A0%E8%82%BA%E7%82%8E%E7%96%AB%E6%83%85%E5%8B%95%E6%90%96-%E6%9C%80%E7%B5%82%E7%95%99%E6%B8%AF%E8%AE%80%E9%86%AB

Next year’s GCSE and A-level exams in England may be delayed

The government is considering delaying the 2021 summer exams in England in order to allow for additional teaching time to make up for lessons lost to school closures during the pandemic. The education secretary, Gavin Williamson, told MPs that the government would be consulting with the exams regulator, Ofqual, about moving exams back to give pupils more …

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PHOTOS: How Hong Kong Reopened Schools — And Why It Closed Them Again

round the world, countries are debating what to do about schools during a pandemic. In many places, they’ve been shut. In some they’ve reopened. Hong Kong offers a cautionary tale of how difficult these decisions can be. Schoolchildren were sent home at the end of January as the first wave of the outbreak began, originating …

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Number of Hong Kong students with perfect scores in International Baccalaureate drops by nearly a third after grading system change amid pandemic

The number of Hong Kong students bagging perfect scores in the International Baccalaureate (IB) exams dropped by nearly a third to 23 this year, with grading based on schoolwork after written tests were cancelled amid the coronavirus pandemic. The figure was down from last year’s 34, despite the number of local candidates increasing slightly from 2,284 …

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Hong Kong’s German Swiss International School takes legal action to remove controversial language rule for board members

A prestigious international school in Hong Kong has taken legal action in a bid to remove a “discriminatory” article in its regulations that requires all elected board directors to be fluent German speakers, a rule that has existed for more than 15 years. Another extensive hearing would take place this week, following one in May, …

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