What Is The IB Programme
The IB Diploma Program is a demanding pre-university course of study, which leads to examinations that are designed for highly motivated high school students. The program aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. It promotes the education of the whole person, emphasizing intellectual, personal, emotional and social growth through all domains of knowledge. Its reputation for rigorous assessment gives IB diploma holder’s access to the world's leading universities and solid preparation for high achievement once enrolled.
IB Diploma Programme students must choose one subject from each of five groups (1 to 5), ensuring breadth of knowledge and understanding in their best language, additional language(s), the social sciences, the experimental sciences and mathematics. Student may choose either an arts subject from group 6, or a second subject from groups 1 to 5.
Students take written examinations at the end of the programme, which are marked by external IB examiners. Students also complete assessment tasks in the school, which are either initially marked by teachers and then moderated by external moderators or sent directly to external examiners.
The core of the program includes: Extended Essay, CAS project, and TOK Essay.