Singapore IB students outdo global peers

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Students from Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) receiving their International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma examinations results at the school yesterday.

Of the 2,250 students in Singapore who took the exams, 96.66 per cent passed.

The global pass rate was 70.03 per cent, while the rate for the Asia-Pacific region was 87.76 per cent.

The Switzerland-based IB Organisation, which conducts the exams, said Singapore accounted for 35 of the 69 perfect scorers globally.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 04, 2020, with the headline 'Singapore IB students outdo global peers'. Print Edition | Subscribe