Orient Magazine Issue 83 - August 2021 - Page 14

International school members announce outstanding exam results
Members Dulwich College ( Singapore ), Tanglin Trust School and Marlborough College Malaysia are among those announcing exceptional results .
In I / GCSEs , over 80 % of Dulwich College ( Singapore ) students were awarded A */ A grades this year , 2 % more than the previous year , with 45 students obtaining A */ A grades or equivalent in all their subjects . The overall pass rate was 99 % with 94 % of grades awarded A * - B ( or equivalent ). At Tanglin Trust School , of all grades achieved , 61 % were A * or the equivalent numerical grade . 83 % of all grades achieved were either A , A * or equivalent , compared to 28.5 % in the UK . 100 % of all grades achieved were A * to C or equivalent , versus 76.9 % in the UK . At Marlborough College Malaysia , 64 % of all grades were A */ A and almost a quarter of the 80-strong cohort achieved at least 10 straight A */ A grades .
The second graduating cohort of Year 13 students at Dulwich College were able to sit all of their examinations in person and achieved an average IB score of 39.85 out of 45 points , which far exceeds the global average of 33.02 . More than half ( 54 %) of students achieved a score of 40 points or above and two students were awarded a perfect 45-point score . Even more importantly , 100 % were awarded the full diploma , and all of them have secured their first choice of university at top institutions across the UK , Europe , North America , Australia and Singapore . Over at Tanglin , the A level students more than doubled the average A * results in England , with 42 % of all grades achieving the grade . In total , 86 % of all grades were in the A * to B range .
Announcing our latest Annual Partner
Visit our new Diversity & Inclusion Information Hub
We are delighted to announce the addition of Globalization Partners - which makes it fast and easy for companies to hire anyone , anywhere , within minutes via its SaaS global Employer of Record ( EOR ) platform - as our latest annual partner supporting the Chamber ’ s activities .
As part of the agreement , Globalization Partners will become the Official Future of Work Partner for the Chamber , working closely in collaboration to encourage debate , discussion and best practice sharing on all topics relating to the workforce and workplace of the future .
Commenting on the partnership , Charles Ferguson , General Manager , Globalization Partners , Asia Pacific said :
“ A wealth of opportunities await companies who embrace innovation and are bold enough to reimagine success and we are humbled to be part of their journey .”
Continuing our rollout of Information Hubs to complement major themes at the Chamber , this month we launched our Diversity & Inclusion Information Hub ( diversity . britcham . org . sg ). The online portal is packed with information on the business case for diversity , organisations for outreach , useful links and plenty of content . Diversity has been a long-running theme of the Chamber since 2014 , delivered through our Diversity & Inclusion and Women in Business committees with the support of our Official Partner in this area , Barclays . The sub-topics our activities cover within diversity have expanded over recent years to include timely discussions around mental health , a subject highlighted in the parallel release of our annual Progress in Equality & Inclusion report .
We will be featuring the latest news and reports as they are published in all relevant topics , so if your organisation has something to share for the benefit of your peers , reach out to marcoms @ britcham . org . sg .