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1 THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE King’s-Edgehill is proud to be have been an IB World School since 1980

2 International Baccalaureate Mission statement: The IBO aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

3 BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM Essay writing skills Essay writing skills Creative, critical thinking Creative, critical thinking Proper lab procedure and reporting Proper lab procedure and reporting Second language Second language Exam writing different styles Exam writing different styles Many universities give credit for IB courses Many universities give credit for IB courses Time management Time management Co-curricular activities Co-curricular activities Many courses cover university level material Many courses cover university level material Internationally recognized standard Internationally recognized standard Community Service Community Service

4 IB LEARNER PROFILE Inquirers-enjoy learning Inquirers-enjoy learning Knowledgeable-in-depth and broad ranging Knowledgeable-in-depth and broad ranging Thinkers-Critical and Creative Thinkers-Critical and Creative Communicators-ideas in more than 1 language Communicators-ideas in more than 1 language Principled-honest and responsible for own actions Principled-honest and responsible for own actions

5 LEARNER PROFILE CON’T Open-minded- Considers others perspectives, values, cultures Open-minded- Considers others perspectives, values, cultures Caring- Empathy, compassion and respect for others Caring- Empathy, compassion and respect for others Risk-takers-approach new situations with courage Risk-takers-approach new situations with courage Balanced-Intellectual, physical and emotional balance Balanced-Intellectual, physical and emotional balance Reflective-Understands their strengths and limitations Reflective-Understands their strengths and limitations

6 IB Fast Facts Founded 1968 Founded schools world-wide 1588 schools world-wide 119 countries 119 countries Over 486,000 students Over 486,000 students Regions Regions -IBNA- North America -IBAEM-AFRICA, Europe, Middle East -IBAP-Australia, Pacific -IBLA-Latin America

7 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES French 2% Spanish 10% English 88%

8 TOP IB COUNTRIES USA- 795 SCHOOLS USA- 795 SCHOOLS CANADA-254 SCHOOLS (LARGEST PER CAPITA) CANADA-254 SCHOOLS (LARGEST PER CAPITA) UK UK AUSTRALIA-102 AUSTRALIA-102 MEXICO-63 MEXICO-63

9 KES FAST FACTS Joined IB in 1980 Joined IB in 1980 School code 147 means we were the 147 th school worldwide to join School code 147 means we were the 147 th school worldwide to join 5 th school in Canada 5 th school in Canada Our first Diploma grad waS in 1983 Since then we have had 129 students receive their diploma-16 bilingual

10 HOW DOES IT WORK AT KES? Students do “Honours” courses in Grade 10 Students do “Honours” courses in Grade 10 They choose whether to do the Diploma or certificates They choose whether to do the Diploma or certificates Interested Diploma candidates are interviewed individually by IB teachers Interested Diploma candidates are interviewed individually by IB teachers They pick higher or standard level and begin the IB curriculum in Grade 11 They pick higher or standard level and begin the IB curriculum in Grade 11 Courses continue and most exams written in Grade 12 Courses continue and most exams written in Grade 12

11 REGISTRATION CATEGORIES Anticipated-Diploma student writing an exam in Gr 11 Anticipated-Diploma student writing an exam in Gr 11 Diploma-Diploma student in Gr 12 Diploma-Diploma student in Gr 12 Re-sit-Diploma student re-writing an exam Re-sit-Diploma student re-writing an exam Certificate-non-Diploma candidate in Gr 11 or 12 Certificate-non-Diploma candidate in Gr 11 or 12 Extra- Diploma taking more than 6 subjects Extra- Diploma taking more than 6 subjects

12 GROUP 1- English GROUP 2- French, Spanish, German at A2, B or ab initio levels GROUP 3- History, Economics GROUP 4- Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Systems GROUP 5- Math, Computer Studies GROUP 6- Music, Art or a choice from one of the other 5 groups Theory of Knowledge COURSES OFFERED AT KES

13 PROPOSED COURSES GEOGRAPHY-HL AND SL GROUP 3 GEOGRAPHY-HL AND SL GROUP 3 ECOSYSTEMS AND SOCIETIES-GROUP 3 OR 4 ECOSYSTEMS AND SOCIETIES-GROUP 3 OR 4 ITGS-GROUP 3 ITGS-GROUP 3 MATH STUDIES- MATH FOR ARTS STUDENTS-GROUP 5 MATH STUDIES- MATH FOR ARTS STUDENTS-GROUP 5 THEATRE ARTS- GROUP 6 THEATRE ARTS- GROUP 6

14 Subject groups

15 THE IB HEXAGON

16 FOR THE IB DIPLOMA DIPLOMA STUDENTS CHOOSE 6 SUBJECTS DIPLOMA STUDENTS CHOOSE 6 SUBJECTS 3 SUBJECTS MUST BE HIGHER LEVEL, 3 STANDARD LEVEL 3 SUBJECTS MUST BE HIGHER LEVEL, 3 STANDARD LEVEL EACH SUBJECT MARKED ON A SCALE 1 TO 7 EACH SUBJECT MARKED ON A SCALE 1 TO 7 A TOTAL OF 24 POINTS IS NECESSARY BUT THERE ARE SOME EXTRA CONDITIONS A TOTAL OF 24 POINTS IS NECESSARY BUT THERE ARE SOME EXTRA CONDITIONS STUDENTS MUST ACHIEVE A MINIMUM 12 POINTS ON THE 3 HIGHER LEVEL COURSES STUDENTS MUST ACHIEVE A MINIMUM 12 POINTS ON THE 3 HIGHER LEVEL COURSES A MINIMUM OF 150 HRS OF CAS A MINIMUM OF 150 HRS OF CAS THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE EXTENDED ESSAY EXTENDED ESSAY

17 DIPLOMA CANDIDATES CHOOSE: -1 FROM EACH OF GROUPS 1-4 -A LEVEL OF MATH (GROUP 5) -AN ELECTIVE FROM ANY OF THE GROUPS -3 HIGHER LEVEL AND 3 STANDARD LEVEL

18 Types of assessment External Set and/or marked by an external marker Set and/or marked by an external marker Teacher has no input Teacher has no input Internal Set by the teacher using given guidelines Set by the teacher using given guidelines Teacher marked but a sample moderated externally Teacher marked but a sample moderated externally

19 Group 1- LANGUAGE A1 We offer English at Higher or Standard Level as A1 We offer English at Higher or Standard Level as A1 Primarily a pre-university literature course Primarily a pre-university literature course Encourages students oral and written expression Encourages students oral and written expression Offers a wide range of works of different genres, styles, texts Offers a wide range of works of different genres, styles, texts

20 IB EXTRAS THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE- WHY AND HOW WE KNOW WHAT WE KNOW THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE- WHY AND HOW WE KNOW WHAT WE KNOW EXTENDED ESSAY- ANY IB SUBJECT, MAXIMUM 4000 WORDS EXTENDED ESSAY- ANY IB SUBJECT, MAXIMUM 4000 WORDS CAS-Creativity, action and service CAS-Creativity, action and service

21 A typical Diploma candidate will be assessed in: Group 1- 1 or 2 World Literature assignments, Group 1- 1 or 2 World Literature assignments, 2 oral exams, a 2-part written exam 2 oral exams, a 2-part written exam Group 2- 2 oral exams, 2-part written exam, A2 has written tasks Group 2- 2 oral exams, 2-part written exam, A2 has written tasks Group 3-guided coursework essay, 2 or 3-part written exam Group 3-guided coursework essay, 2 or 3-part written exam Group 4-compulsory lab work, group 4 project, 3-part written exam Group 4-compulsory lab work, group 4 project, 3-part written exam Math-2 assignment portfolio, 2-part written exam Math-2 assignment portfolio, 2-part written exam Music-composition, performance and interpretation tapes, written exam Music-composition, performance and interpretation tapes, written exam Art-a collection of studio work in various media, research workbook Art-a collection of studio work in various media, research workbook ToK-written essay, oral presentation ToK-written essay, oral presentation EE-major research paper – maximum 4000 words EE-major research paper – maximum 4000 words CAS-minimum 150 hrs of activity and community service CAS-minimum 150 hrs of activity and community service

22 BILINGUAL DIPLOMA Candidate offers 2 languages A1 Candidate offers 2 languages A1 Candidate offers one A1 and one A2 Candidate offers one A1 and one A2 Candidate writes a group 3/4 exam or extended essay in a subject other than their A1 Candidate writes a group 3/4 exam or extended essay in a subject other than their A1

23 Diploma Failing Conditions Less than 24 points Less than 24 points Non-completion of ToK or Extended Essay Non-completion of ToK or Extended Essay A grade 1 in any subject A grade 1 in any subject CAS not completed CAS not completed Malpractice Malpractice 24 pts but less than 12 pts in higher levels 24 pts but less than 12 pts in higher levels 24pts but less than 9 pts on standard levels 24pts but less than 9 pts on standard levels

24 Diploma Points Matrix * N = DIPLOMA NOT AWARDED EE/To K ExGoodSatisMedElem Not sub Excellent33221N* Good32110N Satisfactory21100N Mediocre21000N Elementary1000FailN NotsubmittedNNNNNN

25 FURTHER INFO IB WEBSITE – IB WEBSITE – – Latest News –IB Offices, History –Contacts for Regional Offices –Info for Parents, Teachers, Coordinators,etc –Resources, Publications –University Recognition –Lots of Useful, Interesting Stuff


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