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How BISS Supports University Entrance for Korean Students

20/11/2019 1028

Beijing BISS International School opens the doors for prospective Korean families who would like to visit the school and communicate with BISS principal, Korean teacher Dr. Esther Kim and a current grade 12 Korean student Steve to learn more about BISS educational values and the IB Diploma Programme. It is an opportunity to learn how BISS can help your child to get admitted into the Korean university of your choice. If you would like to join the Korean Afternoon Tea, please sign-up through the following QR code:

Dr Esther Kim



-IB Diploma Programme Coordinator

-Theory of Knowledge and CAS Coordinator

-MYP and DP Korean Language & Literature Teacher


Dr Kim is the DP Coordinator, MYP and DP Korean teacher, and also serves as TOK and CAS coordinator. She has taught literature, film, cultural and woman studies after obtaining her doctoral degree in 2013. As a member of the IB Educators Network, she works with the IB as School Visit Team Member and Workshop Leader. She holds a Doctor’s degree in comparative literature from Peking University and a Master’s degree in comparative literature from Seoul National University. Dr Kim has been with BISS since year 2016, she lives in Beijing with her husband and three children.


IB Diploma Programme 


The IB Diploma Programme is a challenging two-year pre-university curriculum, primarily aimed at students aged 16 to 19. It leads to a qualification that is widely recognized by the world’s leading universities. 

Students learn more than a body of knowledge. The Diploma Programme prepares students for university and encourages them to: 

  • ask challenging questions

  • learn how to learn

  • develop a strong sense of their own identity and culture

  • develop the ability to communicate with and understand people from other countries and cultures. 



November 28, 2019



-3:30 P.M. - 4:00 P.M. 


-4:00 P.M. - 4:10 P.M.

Opening with current Grade 12 student Steve’s piano performance

-4:10 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. 

Theme Speech – Dr. Kim 

How BISS Supports University Special Entrance for Korean Students according to Updated Regulation

-4:30 P.M. - 4:45 P.M.  

Meet with Head of School - Mr. Bochen

-4:45 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. 

School Tour