Presentation on theme: "What is the International Baccalaureate Organization?"— Presentation transcript:
1What is the International Baccalaureate Organization? The IBO is a nonprofit educational foundation.The IBO is a recognized leader in the field of international education.
2What 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.
3How 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
4International 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.
5Students in an IB School Develop:intellectual rigorhigher academic standardsintercultural awarenessresponsible citizenshipBecome:critical and compassionate thinkerslifelong learnersinformed participants in local and world communities
8King 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
9King 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.