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1 International Baccalaureate At Highland Secondary

2 IB Schools Worldwide 1,241,000 IB students worldwide 3968 IB schools in 147 countries 156 Diploma schools in Canada 27 IB Diploma schools in BC 6 Diploma schools on Vancouver Island

3  The Primary Years Program for students aged 3 to 12 focuses on the development of the whole child in the classroom and in the world outside.  The Middle Years Program for students aged 11 to 16 provides a framework of academic challenge and life skills, achieved through embracing and transcending traditional school subjects.  The Diploma Program for students aged 16 to 19 is a demanding two-year curriculum leading to final examinations and a qualification that is welcomed by leading universities around the world. What is IB?

4  challenging two-year program for grades 11 and 12  follows an internationally developed curriculum  requires a broad and balanced range of knowledge  focuses on the skills for the lifelong learner  includes community service  develops international and intercultural understanding IB Diploma Program

5  a broad and balanced curriculum  development of international understanding  rigorous standardized assessment  community service  develops research skills, critical thinking and inquiring skills  reflection  connections across curriculum Key Features of IB

6 Theory of Knowledge (TOK)  educational philosophy of the Diploma Program  students reflect critically on areas of knowledge  considers the role and nature of knowledge across the curriculum  students become aware of themselves as thinkers  recognizes the need to act responsibly  question based and links academic subject areas

7 The IB Learner Profile

8 Inquirers Knowledgeable Thinkers Communicators Principled Open- minded Caring Risk- takers Balanced Reflective

9 The Typical IB Candidate  strong work ethic  highly motivated  curious  self-starter  enjoys challenges  A or B student

10 A Typical IB Course HISTORY 12 110 Hours Content Assessment HISTORY SL 150 Hours Content Assessment HISTORY HL 240 Hours Content Assessment

11  IB diploma program is recognized internationally by many universities  Preferred entrance status at some Canadian universities  Possible advanced credits for IB courses  IB specific entrance scholarships at many Canadian Universities and colleges Opportunities for Graduates

12 Fees $200 student fee $175 examination fee $1250 Diploma $2000 International Application Process Student achievementTeacher recommendationsStudent essayParent questionnaire Fees and Application Process

13 Highland Website: IB Website: Facebook: Leave your email Keeping You Posted

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