Presentation on theme: "What is the International Baccalaureate Organization?"— Presentation transcript:
1 What is the International Baccalaureate Organization? The IBO is a nonprofit educational foundation.The IBO is a recognized leader in the field of international education.
2 What does the International Baccalaureate Organization do? The IBO does not own or manage any schools. They work with schools around the world, public & private, that share a commitment to local & international education.Founded in 1968, the IBO currently works with 1,752 schools in 122 countries.
3 How is the International Baccalaureate Program Structured? Diploma Program Schools (DP)High School Program-1968Middle Years Program (MYP)6th – 8th gradePrimary Years Program (PYP)Pre-K – 5th grade
4 International Baccalaureate Mission Statement (2003) The International Baccalaureate Organization (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.
5 Students in an IB School Develop:intellectual rigorhigher academic standardsintercultural awarenessresponsible citizenshipBecome:critical and compassionate thinkerslifelong learnersinformed participants in local and world communities
8 King School – 2007- 2008 Teachers receive IB training Teachers work collaboratively to develop the instructional programTeachers work with IBO consultantsDevelopment of Learner Profile & Attitudes in King StudentsSigns of international awarenessCreate more family & community involvement
9 King SchoolBegin implementation of the Middle Years Program (MYP).Apply for MYP by the May 1st, 2008 processing date.Begin the early stages of the Primary Years Program (PYP) implementation.