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by IB63
Sat Jul 18, 2015 1:59 pm
Forum: Parents - Past, Present & Future
Topic: Residential assessment?
Replies: 79
Views: 8589

Re: Residential assessment?

Shock!!!Horror!!! The reason why so many marks are lost in IB course work moderation is because when a sample is taken, whatever mark is given, to the sample, it is then applied to the rest of the cohort. It would be lovely to believe that it would also go up, but sadly, it usually means course work...
by IB63
Fri Jul 17, 2015 12:33 pm
Forum: Parents - Past, Present & Future
Topic: Residential assessment?
Replies: 79
Views: 8589

Re: Residential assessment?

In answer to your question. Yes. There were applications to Oxbridge this year. It just highlights how top UK universities view the IB. Aside from that, the CH IB coursework, is not marked to the IB standard. Apparently, several students lost 25% of marks once the science coursework was moderated. L...
by IB63
Thu Jul 16, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: Parents - Past, Present & Future
Topic: Residential assessment?
Replies: 79
Views: 8589

Re: Residential assessment?

Yes I agree to all of the comments made. I also quote this from a Telegraph article. 'Last year, research by economists Francis Green and Anna Vignoles at the Institute of Education showed that, at least in years gone by, universities have been undervaluing the best IB students. Green and Vignoles’ ...
by IB63
Wed Jul 08, 2015 11:56 am
Forum: Parents - Past, Present & Future
Topic: Residential assessment?
Replies: 79
Views: 8589

New parents please be warned!!!

Hope all you parents managed to get your son or daughter through to offer. Just wanted to warn all parents out there,that if your child gets through, BEWARE the CH IB course. Please take on board they are NOT seen in the same way as A levels in the UK and re- marking is NOT as easy as A levels. In f...