INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB)
The International Baccalaureate Organisation (known as IB) is an international educational foundation created in 1968 in Geneva, Switzerland. It offers an education for students aged 3 to 19, comprising of four challenging and high-quality educational programmes for a community of worldwide schools with the purpose of creating a better and more peaceful world. Moreover, it focuses on teaching students to think critically and independently, as well as to be inquirers, caring, and logical, preparing them for life in the 21st century.
Advantages of the IB
- One mission.
- Four challenging programmes, providing a continuum of education for students aged 3 to 19.
- Over 4,200 IB world schools implementing more than 5,300 programmes.
- More than 75,000 teachers trained each year.
- More than 1,250,000 students aged 3 to 19.