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IB

IB or International Baccalaureate was founded by the International Baccalaureate in the year 1968. It is a nonprofit organization, located in Geneva. The IB is an international qualification where there is a worldwide standardized curriculum, permitting students to transfer from a school in one country to another. Many institutions around the world have adapted to IB curriculum.

There are four IB programs, which are age related:

  • The Diploma Programme (DP) for students aged 16 to 19.
  • The Middle Years Programme (MYP) for students aged 11 to 16.
  • The Primary Years Programme (PYP) for students from 3 to 12.
  • The International Baccalaureate Career Related Programme (IBCP) for students aged 16 to 19.

The subject areas of PYP are

The subject areas are:-

  • Arts
  • Language
  • Science
  • Social studies
  • Mathematics
  • Personal, social and physical education.

The subject areas of MYP are:

  • Language and literature
  • Language acquisition
  • Individuals and societies
  • Sciences
  • Maths
  • Design
  • Arts
  • Physical and health education

The subjects offered in DP are:

  • Studies in language and literature
  • Language acquisition
  • Individuals and societies
  • Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • The arts

The sub groups under DP are:

  • Language and Literature A (generally the student’s native language)
  • Language and Literature B (schools will offer their own selection of languages – it should not be the student’s first language)
  • Individuals and Societies (Business, Economics, Geography, Global Politics, History, IT )
  • Experimental Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Design Technology, Environmental Systems, Sports and Health Science)
  • Mathematics Analysis and Approaches; Mathematics Applications and Interpretations
  • Arts and Electives (instead of Arts, students may take an additional subject from groups 2,3,4 or 5). Arts may include Dance, Film, Music, Theatre and Visual Arts.

The subject areas offered in IBCP are:

The IBCP is somewhat similar to the concept of BTECs/CTECs in the UK, in that it is a less rigorous academic IB course combined with approved career-related study for students aged 16 to 19. It includes at least two Diploma Programme courses coupled with a vocational subject developed by the school. Additionally. the student does the three additional IB core modules of Theory of Knowledge, Extended Essay and CAS. Some schools develop their own vocational programme whereas others specifically do BTEC or CTEC courses.

Source: https://www.ib-schools.com/the-ib-curriculum

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