International Baccalaureate

IB Mission Statement

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring you 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. 
 
WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT IB?
  • IB programs are recognized around the world and ensure an increased adaptability and mobility for IB students.
  • The curriculum focus on international perspectives of learning and teaching, while insisting that student 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 programs.
  • 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 diploma program find that it enhances their opportunities to post-secondary institutions.
  • The core components of IB programs 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.

Last Modified on November 18, 2009