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“AP vs. IB: How ICS Prepares Our Students for Success”

Watch the latest recording of our live virtual event from November 21, 2020 with a keynote address from expert educator, Mr. Darryl Harding, and our Academic Counselor, Mr. Eric Laug. Mr. Harding will discuss the differences between the Advanced Placement (AP) and the International Baccalaureate programs and Mr. Laug will share with you what the next steps are for our middle and high school students!

The live webinar will include interactive Q&A sessions with with both speakers and a chance to sign up for a one-on-one, no-strings-attached session with an admissions representative. We welcome all prospective parents from all walks of life and are thrilled to show you the #uKNIGHTed way! 

In this webinar you can expect to:

  • Find out the difference between Advanced Placement (AP) courses and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs 
  • Learn more about the American curriculum and its benefits
  • Learn how ICS prepares students for college admissions to global programs
  • Have a live Q&A segment with our speakers

November 21, 2020 Recording

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"AP vs. IB: How ICS Prepares Students for Success" (Part One)

Middle School & High School Principal

ICS Singapore MS/HS principal

Mr. Darryl Harding

Middle & High School Principal

Mr. Darryl Harding is an experienced educator with invaluable experience in teaching roles as well as leadership roles within the education industry, including his most recent role as a Middle Years Programme Coordinator at IGB International School in Malaysia and at Gyeonggi Suwon International School in Korea as well as his roles with accreditation at International Baccalaureate and the Western Association of Schools & Colleges. Mr. Harding holds a B.S., M.A., M.Ed. and a Graduate Diploma in Educational Leadership. 
"AP vs. IB: How ICS Prepares Students for Success" (Part Two)


Academic Counselor

Mr. Eric Laug

Academic Counselor

Mr. Eric Laug has over 10 years experience working with youth in counseling and coaching roles, including a previous role as Chaplain at ICS. He comes to ICS with a passion for student leadership and development as well as coaching students in decisions about their future. Mr. Laug has a B.A. and M.A in Counseling. 

Q&A Panelist


Dr. James P. Rader


Dr. James P. Rader is a longtime educator with over 35 years experience in international schools and universities in Korea and the United States. Most recently, Dr. Rader served as the Secondary School Principal at Gyeonggi Suwon International School in Suwon, Korea. Currently, Dr. Rader serves as the director of ICS and holds a B.S., M.S., M.Ed., and Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. 

Q&A Panelist

Director of Teaching and Learning


Ms. Kara Stucky

Director of Teaching and Learning

Ms. Kara Stucky has over 14 years experience as an educator and has been teaching at ICS for 10+ years. Ms. Stucky has taught middle and high school math, design technology, as well as worked as a math and technology coach. She currently leads the curriculum department at ICS and holds a B.A. and M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in Digital Teaching and Learning.