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Setting a unique approach to the IB Diploma Programme – Canadian International School of Hong Kong (CDNIS)

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We’ve all heard about the IB Diploma, but what does it really stand for, what does it actual mean and what are the benefits? Learn more about the uniqueness of the IB Diploma at CDNIS and our own opinion on the advantages of the IB Dip.   The challenging, but highly rewarding two-year Diploma Programme (DP) is a core aspect of the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum offered at Canadian International School of Hong Kong (CDNIS).   What distinguishes the programme at CDNIS from other DP programmes in the region is the fact that all students at CDNIS take the full DP and twin it with the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Graduating with two high school diplomas offers students versatility in their applications to post-secondary institutions. We encourage students to apply on the strengths of both programmes, with the OSSD showcasing a student’s...

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Small World Christian Kindergarten—celebrating 30 years

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“Nurturing a child’s sense of personal worth and therefore hope and dreams for wonderful future is perhaps the most important responsibility of every grown-up in a child’s life.” Thirty years ago, a small team of young teachers took up this responsibility towards the children of Hong Kong. Opening its doors in 1986, Small World Christian Kindergarten pursued a vision to invest in the next generation, building them up with strong foundations of love, self-esteem, and learning.             A sense of history is immediately apparent when you walk through the doors of No. 10, Borrett Road. The premises that this not-for-profit kindergarten has operated out of for the past 30 years is a Grade II heritage listed building, formerly a British military hospital and, for a time, the site of Island School. Today,...

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What’s in a Good School?

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The Harbour School Principal, Christine Greenberg discusses the role school played in her experience growing up as a Third Culture Kid   According to Vicki Labiri, referencing Dr. Ruth Hill Useem, “mother” of the term Third Culture Kid (TCK), and her work from the 1960s, a TCK is an expatriated individual who has grown up  “rooted in the home culture, lived out in the host culture, but in the end, neither fully one nor the other.” My father worked in finance which meant we moved every three to four years.  I moved five times from four to eighteen, and attended different international schools, one of them a “top tier” school here in HK. I’ve been in the shoes of many of our students and I’ve experienced what matters to us in terms of school.   For sure, I’m grateful to be a TCK:  Statistically,...

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Stamford American School

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Opens new school in Hong Kong Stamford American School – Hong Kong is a world-class international school offering a rigorous standards-based education for children aged 5 to 18 years old, launching September 2017. We are pleased to grow our Stamford American community following our huge success at our Singapore campus, which today has a vibrant community of over 3,000 students from 70 nationalities. As with our Singapore school, Stamford American in Hong Kong aims to instill an enthusiasm for lifelong learning and a sense of global awareness in every student and let them achieve more than they believe they can. Stamford American School – Hong Kong is part of Cognita, a global leader in independent education with over 65 schools worldwide. Stamford American draws upon the Cognita group’s wide-ranging international breadth and expertise of educators to share best...

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IB DIPLOMA EXAM RESULTS 2016

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Hong Kong candidates performed exceptionally well in the 2016 International Baccalaureate (IB) examination. Of the 2,076 candidates who sat for the examination in May, 96.76 per cent passed the assessment, which was higher than the global figure of 79.28 per cent.   IB DIPLOMA EXAM RESULTS 2016

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