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     Mission Statement 
     
    The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through inter-cultural understanding and respect.

     

     

     


  • International Baccalaureate (IB)

    In 1965, in Switezerland, the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) established a program of studies that would assure quality educational standards for students studying in international schools throughout the world. Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization in Geneva, Switzerland may offer the IB curriculum.

 

The International Baccalaureate (IB) programs (Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma) encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners fully equipped for success in a rapidly changing world. IB has a proven track record of high academic success by providing a framework for teaching and learning that engages students in guided inquiry centered on universal concepts.
 
Research shows that students who graduate from IB programs are better prepared for college and careers and have the highest GPAs in four-year university freshmen classes.
 
 

 

  • IB programs are recognized around the world and ensure an increased adaptability and mobility for IB students.

  • The curriculum and pedagogy of IB programs focus on international perspectives of learning and teaching, while insisting that students fully explore their home culture and language.

  • IB World Schools must undergo an exhaustive authorization process in order to offer one or more of the programs. This process includes a study of the school’s resources and commitment to the IB mission and philosophy.

  • IB teachers participate in a wide variety of professional development opportunities to constantly update their knowledge and share their expertise with colleagues around the world.

  • Students graduating from the Diploma Program find that it enhances their opportunities at postsecondary institutions. The IB works closely with universities around the world to gain recognition for IB programs.

  • The core components of IB programs encourage students to participate in creative and service-oriented activities, while at the same time emphasizing the importance of reflection on a personal and academic level.