Why Choose IB?

The IB Diploma Programme is recognized and respected worldwide. Post secondary institutions know graduates of the programme bring passion for learning to their campuses and are prepared for academic success. IB students, through their experience in a rigorous and balanced programme, have well developed critical thinking skills, communication skills, study skills and an enhanced ability to adapt and contribute to university life.

Students will develop the knowledge, skills and motivation needed to be successful not only in university but in life beyond schooling. The IB teaches students how to think, not what to think, and it gives them the skills and knowledge necessary to confidently embrace and overcome challenges in our complex 21st century world.

1. It increases academic opportunity

Research shows that DP graduates are much more likely to be enrolled at top higher education institutions than entrants holding other qualifications.

2. IB students care about more than just results

Through, creativity, action, service (CAS) you learn outside the classroom and develop emotionally and ethnically as well as intellectually.

3. It encourages you to become a confident and independent learner

For example, the extended essay requires independent research through an in-depth study.

4. It’s an international qualification

The DP is recognised globally by universities and employers.

5. Graduates are globally minded

Language classes encourage an international mindset, key for increasingly globalised societies.

6. The IB encourages critical thinking

Learn how to analyse and evaluate issues, generate ideas and consider new perspectives.

7. DP Students have proven time management skills

Take good study habits and strong time management to further education and the working world.

8. It assesses more than examination techniques

Learn to understand, not just memorise facts and topics and prepare for exams.

9. Subjects are not taught in isolation

Theory of knowledge (TOK) classes encourage you to make connections between subjects.

10. It encourages breadth and depth of learning

You are able to choose courses from six subjects groups and study subjects at different levels.