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IB Middle Years Program

What is the IB Programme?

IB Stands for International Baccalaureate. The IB programme is a unique educational choice for students as it focuses on more than the academic acquisition of information and skills and attempts to develop the whole person.

The International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) is a non-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland whose mission statement below outlines their educational goals.

The Mission of the IBO

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

To this end the organization works with schools, governments, and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right."*

IBO Offers 4 Different Certificates

PYP Programme

MYP Programme

DP Programme

CRC Programme

Primary Years Programme

Middle Years Programme

Diploma Programme

Career Related Certificate

Ages 3-12

Ages 11-16

Ages 16-19

Ages 16-19

IB Skill Set- MYP

Learner Profile  

Approaches To Learning

Global Contexts

10 Character Profiles that teachers promote through the design of activities carried out in class.
 (See Learner Profile Chart Below)

5 Skill Sets that are promoted through designing lessons to teach:
* Thinking Skills
*Communication Skills
*Social Skills
*Self-Management Skills
 *Research Skills


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