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WELCOME PARENTS Class of 2017 Class of 2018. IBDP VS. IBCC Which direction is right for my child to go forward in the International Baccalaureate Programme?

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1 WELCOME PARENTS Class of 2017 Class of 2018

2 IBDP VS. IBCC Which direction is right for my child to go forward in the International Baccalaureate Programme?

3 A QUICK HISTORY IB Diploma Programme  Hardaway was authorized as an IB World School in 2002  Hardaway was the first school in Southwest GA to offer IB  Hardaway is the ONLY school in Columbus authorized to offer IB Courses IB Career-Relate Certificate  Hardaway was one of 14 schools in the WORLD to pilot the IBCC Programme in 2011  Hardaway was the first authorized IBCC School in GA  In the school year, there were only 36 schools in the US authorized to offer this new IB Programme.

4 IBDP VS IBCC  Both focus on International Mindedness  Both center around the Learner Profile  Inquirers  Knowledgeable  Thinkers  Communicators  Principled  Open-Minded  Caring  Risk-takers  Balanced  Reflective  Both contain a college preparatory curriculum  Both have a required CORE How are they the same?

5 IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME 6 Subject Groups: Language A: Literature Language Acquisition: Spanish, French, Latin Individuals and Societies: History, Business Science: Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Mathematics: Math Studies, Mathematics The Arts: Visual Arts, Theatre Arts, Music Core: Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Extended Essay (EE) Creativity, Action, and Service (CAS)

6 IB CAREER-RELATED CERTIFICATE Choice of 2 – 4 IB Subject Groups Career-Related Studies: Choice of 1 CTAE Pathway Construction Technology Healthcare JROTC – Army Marketing – Fashion Marketing – Sports and Entertainment Small Business Development CORE: Approaches to Learning (ATL) Reflective Project (RP) Language Development Community and Service Learning (CSL)

7 HOW ARE THEY DIFFERENT?  Must study one course from each group (6 Diploma Courses)  Must have 3 HL courses and 3 SL courses  Must complete TOK  Must complete EE  Must complete CAS  Must study 2 – 4 Diploma Courses  No requirement on HL vs SL  Must complete ATL  Must complete RP  Must complete CSL  Must complete Language Development  Must complete CTAE Pathway

8 WHAT DO I DO NOW?  Go home and discuss with your child the two programs.  Decide together what is the best decision for your child.  Complete the form you received when you came in and return it to Ms. Hampel  All forms should be turned into Ms. Hampel by March 28 th. (Your child can turn it in to his/her English or Social Studies teacher or they can turn it in to Ms. Hampel in the Media Center.)  Questions?  Mr. Snow at


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