IB Mission & Vision Statement


An IB education:

  • focuses on learners
  • develops effective approaches to teaching and learning
  • works within global contexts
  • explores significant content 


The IB aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

It is the IB's goal to develop life-long and well-rounded learners who:

  • are open-minded and optimistic when faced with challenges
  • confident in their own identities
  • make ethical decisions
  • join with others in celebrating our common humanity
  • are prepared to apply what they learn in real-world, complex, and unpredictable situations.

The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme promotes a philosophy that: 

  • Promotes responsible global citizenship, while preparing students for their future as members of a global society.
  • Provides inter-cultural awareness for students and staff.
  • Focuses on challenging academics.  
  • Facilitates communication for the development of interdisciplinary, thematic instruction, so students connect what they learn. 
  • Calls for students to develop higher level thinking skills, as well as important life skills.  
  • Provides assessment criteria, as well as moderation of assessment.