Presentation on theme: "International Baccalaureate Programme"— Presentation transcript:
1 International Baccalaureate Programme II. GIMNAZIJA MARIBORInternational Baccalaureate Programme
2 What is IBO (International Baccalaureate Organization)? The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a non-profitable organisation , which offers three high quality and challenging educational programmes (PYP, MYP) and also a DP offered at our school.3440 schools worldwide,141 countries,students,10 % - growth.
3 The Diploma Programme is a challenging two-year curriculum, primarily aimed at students aged 16 to 19.It leads to a qualification that is widely recognized by the world’s leading universities.Students learn more than a collection of facts. The Diploma Programme prepares students for university and encourages them to:ask challenging questionslearn how to learndevelop a strong sense of their own identity and culturedevelop the ability to communicate with and understand people from other countries and cultures.
4 IBO MISSION STATEMENTThe 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 organization works with schools, governments and international organizations 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.
6 Uniqueness of the IB programme University recognition:prepares students for university- level educationstudents routinely gain admission to some of the best- known universities in the world, such as Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge.
7 Uniqueness of the IB programme IB World Schools, such as II. gimnazija Maribor, need to meet several requirements such as dedication to TOK and the IB philosophy
8 Uniqueness of the IB programme IBO takes care of the continuous teacher education:at an international IB seminars and workshopsInternational publications, broshures andDiscussions with other professors from all over the world
9 Uniqueness of the IB programme The core curriculum and the subjects:are internationally oriented in the fields of knowledge, studies and teachingguide the students to perserve their national identity and their mother tongue.encourage students to gain the knowledge of the academic subjectsdevelop creativity and social work skills (Service).
11 subjects GROUPS offered by II. GIMNAZIJA MARIBOR Foreign language(EN, GER, FR)1.groupMOTHER TONGUE: SLOVENE, SERBIAN, MACEDONIAN3. groupIndividuals and society:ECONOMICS, PHYLOSOPHY,PSYCHOLOGY6. groupThe Arts: MUSIC or one more subject from groups 2,3,or 4TOKEXTENDED ESSAYCAS5. groupMathematics and computer science:MATHEMATICS, FURTHER MATHEMATICS4. groupExperimental sciences:BIOLOGY,CHEMISTRYPHYSICS
12 One part of the IB programme is also the EXPERIMENTAL WEEK G4 (FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS YEAR IN Triglav NATIONAL park)
14 ASSESSMENT FINAL MARK CONSISTS OF 2 GRADES: INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL INTERNAL ASSESSMENT it presents 20% - 30 % of the final markassessed by the subject teacher, e.g., oral presentation, project presentation, practical work in the laboratory, research in Mathematics.
15 2. EXTERNAL ASSESSMENTEXTENDED ESSAYTOK ESSAYWORLD LITERATURE ESSAYFinal diploma examination: -greater reliability of the exams-greater objectivity of the final grade
16 SOME ADVANTAGES OF THE IB DP Good knowledge of the English language at all subjectsOnly 6 or 7 subjects, 3 are elective; 3 on HL, 3 on SLEmphasis on detail and thoroughness of the subjectsThe emphasis on understanding and the application of knowledgeSmaller groups, more discussions and teacher student interactionsIndividual approachContinuous teacher feedbackMore individual work and more independency while working
17 How to apply? Application form(online : www.druga.si) Photocopy of the certificate: year 1 and year 2 (list of grades);Letters of recommendations: MATHS AND MOTHER TONGUE teachers;Certificate of extra-curricular activities;Certificate of special achievements or other competitions in the field of research and knowledge.APPLICTION DEADLINE:
18 ADDITIONAL INFO? SCHOOL’S WEBPAGE(www.druga.si) IBO WEBPAGE (www.ibo.org)Coordinator of the programme (Polona Vehovar)Tel: (02)