IB program in King's Edgehill School
Studying in the college allows you to get a degree and a Bachelor's degree (an international model, IB Diploma), or to study only some of the individual disciplines of the course and get the corresponding certificate with marks on the passed disciplines. Diploma IB allows you to enter the most prestigious universities in the world. The program was developed in Switzerland in 1968 and created as the most complete, balanced, in-depth secondary educational program, one for all world countries. The best international experts took part in its development and testing, so we can safely say that IB Diploma has absorbed all the best features of various educational systems around the world. Currently, this course is taught in more than 3,000 schools!
Noting the balance and effectiveness of the program, it is necessary to note its complexity. In the disciples there is an education of inquisitiveness and thirst for acquiring new knowledge, skills of various types of thinking, communicative ability, the ability to find a common language with a wide variety of people. Graduates of the program are able to take a deliberate risk, to analyze their words and deeds, are principled in their decisions and are ready to bear responsibility for them.
In total, the course takes 2 years (usually 11-12 grades) - the program comes to those students whose successes have already been assessed as high (if necessary, you can always take advice from your teacher). The curriculum consists of several elements:
- 3 courses (subject) of increased complexity;
- 3 courses (subject), studied at the standard level;
- Writing an extended essay (a personal study report, the subject of which is consistent with the teacher);
- Socially useful, sports or creative activity and achievements;
- A course on the theory of knowledge (critical thinking, types of cognition, the skill of posing the right questions, the argumentation of one's own point of view).
Each student chooses for himself one item from each block:
- Experimental sciences
- Language and literature (English)
- Foreign language
- Human and society