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Information about IB

What is so special about the IB Diploma Programme?

•IB Programmes are recognized around the world and ensure an increased adaptability and mobility for IB students.

•The curriculum and pedagogy of IB Programmes focus on international perspectives of learning and teaching, while insisting that students fully explore their home culture and language.

•IB World Schools must undergo an exhaustive authorization process in order to offer one or more of the programmes, which includes a study of the school’s resources and commitment to the IB mission and philosophy. 

•IB teachers participate in a wide variety of professional development opportunities to constantly update their knowledge and share their expertise with colleagues around the world.

•Many students graduating from the IB Diploma Programme find that it enhances their opportunities in college. The IB works closely with universities around the world to gain recognition for IB programmes. 

•The core components of IB Programmes encourage students to participate in creative and service-oriented activities, while at the same time emphasizing the importance of reflection on a personal and academic level.