04 Feb '11, 3pm

S'pore students among top IB performers worldwide

S'pore students among top IB performers worldwide

SINGAPORE : Latest results from the International Baccalaureate examinations show that Singapore students are among the top performers worldwide. In fact, they make up about half of the world's perfect scorers. It was a leap of faith that 19-year-old Amanda Ang took when she chose to pursue the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma at St Joseph's Institution International two years ago. She said: "At the beginning, my mother wanted me to go to junior college instead, but later on, she saw that I became much more passionate about learning, and I was given the opportunity to be involved in many different areas. I wouldn't normally have the opportunity to, and so she was supportive of my decision in the end." And it has paid off. Amanda graduated among the top of her batch last year. Her counterparts at other schools did just as well. Four schools under the Education Minis...

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