The IB Diploma Programme is a balanced and rigorous programme that prepares students age 16-19 for university and life beyond. Research has shown that students who undergo the IB DP have a higher success rate at university as compared with their peers. Universities understand the value of the programme and recognize its benefits to students. It aims to develop all of the necessary skills that are essential in the 21st Century, with the help of its learner profile, its curriculum, a variety of assessments and its core requirements.
IB DIPLOMA CORE
The Extended Essay is a 4000-word research paper which students must complete during the course based on any area of their interests. It helps students develop research and academic writing skills and prepare them for their future studies.
Theory of Knowledge (TOK)
Theory of Knowledge is a subject that teaches students how to think critically. Students are encouraged to reflect on questions such as: How do we know what we know?
Creativity-Activity-Service is a programme that takes place outside of school hours. Students are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities, and community work and reflect on their experiences.
IB Diploma Programme students study six courses at higher level or standard level :
- Language Acquisition Studies
- Language & Literature
- Individuals and Societies
- The Arts