What is an IB Education?
International Baccalaureate (IB) offers high quality programmes of an international education for the students aged 3 to 19 years. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand the complexity of this rapidly changing world. It aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. Its balanced, conceptual and student centered programmes help learners to become international minded person who recognize the common humanity and share guardianship of this planet. The IB courses and curriculum frameworks are engaging, relevant, challenging and significant in terms of both local and global perspective. For further information visit www.ibo.org
What is an International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IBPYP)?
International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IBPYP) is the curriculum framework designed for students aged 3 to 12. It is an enquiry based learning programme guided by 6 trans-disciplinary theme with global significance in connection with 6 different subject areas helping to develop conceptual understanding by using knowledge and skills. It helps children to become not only caring and independent learners but also encourage them to think for themselves and take responsibility of their own learning.
The most important feature of the IBPYP are the 6 trans-disciplinary themes that create opportunity for us to integrate local and global perspective with the national curriculum which allow students to widening the boundary of their learning within the subjects areas.
- Who we are
- Where we are in place and time
- How we express ourselves
- How the world works • How we organize ourselves • Sharing the planet
The essential elements of IBPYP are:
Knowledge (also known as subject areas): Language, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Arts and Personal, Social & Physical Education
Concepts - Important ideas that have universal significance regardless of time or place within and across disciplines. Concepts are presented in the forms of questions that drive the inquiry.
Skills - Specific capabilities in thinking, social interactions, communication, self-management, and research.
Action - Students are encouraged to put what they have learned into practice through services to the school community, the local community and the global community.
IB Learner Profile:
IB programme aims to develop internationally minded individual, who is driven by common humanity and shared guardianship of this planet helping to create more peaceful and better world. IB learners strive to be:
Inquirers – curious, enthusiastic and lifelong learners
Knowledgeable – explores locally and globally significant ideas
Thinkers – critical, creative and ethical decision makers
Communicators – good listeners and confident in multiple languages
Principled – honest, fair and responsible
Open-minded – develop intercultural understanding
Caring – committed to service for the community
Risk-takers – courageous, resourceful and resilient
Balanced – focus on the wellbeing of own and others
Reflective – thoughtful, realistic and hopeful for the future
To become a dynamic educational center that provides high quality education for the holistic development of children which help them become a responsible global citizen.
We focus on promoting collaborative and cooperative learning culture where learners are engaged themselves in meaningful, logical and creative learning experiences. We also strive for greater international mindedness by motivating our children to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners to understand the complexity of rapidly changing world. The school aims to educate children to achieve their best not only in academics but also in social, emotional and physical development so that they are able to cope with the challenges of tomorrow's world.