What is the International Baccalaureate?

The International Baccalaureate (IB) offers high quality programmes of international education to a worldwide community of schools.

The three programmes for students aged 3 to 19 help develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world. There are more than 900,000 IB students at 3,295 schools in over 140 countries.

Continuum of international education in three programmes - PYP, MYP, IB Diploma (DP) See the presentation or PDF file from IBO.

IBO Mission statement:

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.

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