International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) offers a continuum of international education. The programmes encourage both personal and academic achievement, challenging students to excel in their studies and in their personal development.

In order to teach IB programmes, schools must be authorised. Every school authorised to offer IB programmes is known as an IB World School.

IB 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 organisation works with schools, governments and international organisations 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.”

The IB Learner Profile

All IB learners strive to be: Principled, Inquirers, Thinkers, Open-Minded, Knowledgeable, Balanced, Communicators, Risk-Takers, Caring and Reflective.