The International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme
The IB offers 3 educational programmes at Modern:
- The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) for children aged 3 – 11 years
Nurtures and develops young students as caring, active participants in a lifelong journey of learning.
- The IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) for children aged 11 – 15 years
The IB Middle Years Programme (MYP)* is a stimulating and inspiring programme that emphasizes intellectual challenges
- The IB Diploma Programme (DP) for 16 – 19 year
IBDP at Modern provides opportunities to high school students (Yr 11-Yr 12) to broaden their educational experience, challenges them to apply their knowledge and skills and prepares them for successful transition to university life and employment.
Why the IB Diploma Programme?
1) Promotes critical and independent thinking
TIBDP is a curriculum for ‘learning beyond grade’ and encourages the learners to prioritize ‘learning goal’ over ‘performance goal’. With its unique ‘Theory of Knowledge’, ’Extended essay’ and continuous internal assessments, the curriculum will help the learners grow to be a critical and independent thinker, encouraging them to ask challenging questions and extend learning through research./p>
2) Balanced and well-rounded programme
TIBDP requires the learner to cover a full range of subjects, including foreign language, sciences and art, in addition to creative and physical activities, as well as community service. This will give them a more well-rounded perspective, ensuring that they turn out to intellectually, physically and emotionally active global citizen.
3) Recognized by almost all universities worldwide
The IBDP graduates are accepted by Universities all over the world, Credits are often offered to IB graduates for specific courses based on the subject/levels done. The skills developed during Diploma Programme, like communication and self management, provide advantage to IB graduates in settling through University life.