Expert Articles (18 total posts)

The IB Climb

January 12, 2016
OSC guide for Parents/Guardians with a young person in their first IB Diploma year So, your son, daughter or ward will be taking IB exams next year. What can you do to help them face the challenge with confidence? The following represent some tips that we have found...

Facing IB exams with confidence

January 5, 2016
So, your son, daughter or ward will be taking the IB exams either this year or next year. What can you do to help him/her face the challenge with confidence? Clearly, factors such as your home environment, your son’s/daughter’s/ward’s personality, support mechanisms...

Revise Review Remember

Some last minute suggestions before your IB Exams: In case you haven’t already done some of the following, OSC is passing on to you a few tips that have helped IB students in past years. ORDER ORDER: It is absolutely vital that you are organised and lead a well...

Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance

Known as the magic 5 P’s of success, Proper Planning can really Prevent Poor Performance. Using this acronym throughout your IB Diploma will remind you of the importance of planning and provide you will the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in your IB...

Making the grade – revising English A and Language B subjects

The first exams on the new English A courses were the IB’s May 2013 exams. Data from that exam session showed that schools had been changing the English A subjects they had chosen for their students. There had been a slight drift from the old “A1 HL” to A: Language...

Planning for IB success

OSC’s resident IB expert Layla Moran imparts her wisdom on planning for IB success. As an experienced IB Maths and Physics teacher, Layla knows what it takes to succeed in the IB Diploma Programme. Yay, it’s the start of the new school year! For many of us this...