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.