The International Baccalaureate educational program is a pre-university course of study leading to the award of a Diploma or Certificate. The IB is a comprehensive two year curriculum that has external examinations. The IB is taught in over 110 countries. All Australian universities and world universities accept the IB.
What is the IB?
The IB program promotes the education of the whole person by emphasising intellectual, personal, emotional and social growth in all domains of knowledge. The program provides intellectual rigour in pre-university courses and develops responsible global citizenship through the Creativity, Action and Service (CAS) program.
Benefits of enrolling in the IB
The IB is a challenging program that will extend the academically able student. The program ensures a broad and balanced course of study and assists in developing skills required for further university study and in the workplace. All courses are accredited with the ACT Board of Senior Secondary Studies and the International Baccalaureate Organisation, resulting in the award of both the ACT Year 12 Certificate and an IB Diploma upon successful completion.
The IB Program of Study
Students study a subject from each of six groups. At least three of the subjects are studied at Higher level (HL) and the rest at Standard Level (SL). Students also study core elements of Theory of Knowledge, complete an extended essay, and Creativity, Action, Service (CAS).
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