How is the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program different from other advanced academic programs?

  • The IB curriculum is a holistic approach to education made up of the DP core and six subject groups. 

    The six subject groups are:


    The heart of the IB Diploma Program is “the core” - which offers students the unique opportunity to develop their critical thinking skills and integrate knowledge from their subject areas.

    The DP core  aims to broaden students’ educational experience and challenge them to apply their knowledge and skills.


    The three core elements are:

    • Theory of knowledge, in which students reflect on the nature of knowledge and on how we know what we claim to know.
    • The extended essay, which is an independent, self-directed piece of research, finishing with a 4,000-word paper.


    The IB Program doesn’t focus on ONE type of assessment. Learn more here: (LINK)