The Candidates with Special Assessment Needs publication contains information regarding procedures and arrangements for students with special needs. Some universities accept students on their IB point count, whereas others require the points to be converted.
The Russian Ministry of Education considers the IB diploma issued by state-accredited IB schools in Russia equivalent to the certificate of secondary complete general education attestat. Fears of a "two-tier" education system further dividing education between the rich and the poor emerged as the growth in IB is driven by private schools and sixth-form colleges.
Candidates must write an independent research essay of up to 4, words  in a subject from the list of approved EE subjects. The same year, the Japanese government hosted a science conference for IBO "as a token of Japanese interest in the various dimensions of the IB". M Marks awarded for Method; may be implied by correct subsequent working.
Internal assessment accounts for 20 to 50 percent of the mark awarded for each subject and is marked by a teacher in the school. This course introduces students to theories about the nature and limitations of knowledge basic epistemology and provides practice in determining the meaning and validity of knowledge critical thinking.
At the end of the application process, IB conducts an authorisation visit.
Group 4: Experimental sciences. Marks awarded for attempting to use a correct Method; working must be seen. Apply a MR penalty of 1 mark to that question. N Marks awarded for correct answers if no working shown. There may be oral presentations used in languagespractical work in experimental sciences and performing artsor written work.