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How Does the International Baccalaureate Diploma Work?

Posted by Cary Sawatsky on Apr 26, 2018 8:14:32 AM

When most people hear that a school offers the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum they are curious about what that means. If you’re wondering if the IB curriculum is really that different, it is. The IB curriculum focuses on teaching students to think critically and independently, and how to inquire with care and logic. The IB believes that asking the right questions is a crucial skill. And because the IB curriculum is taught in many countries around the world, there is a great deal of similarity between what is taught at all of the IB schools, especially as it relates to the Diploma Programme.

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What Does an International Baccalaureate Diploma Get You?

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on May 23, 2017 12:00:00 AM

The International Baccalaureate (IB) is an education program used in private schools around the world. Since 1968, the program has focused on challenging students to achieve academic and personal success. The school’s educators, librarians, and media specialist are all highly trained to effectively teach and facilitate the curriculum according to strict IB standards.

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Are IB Graduates More Successful In Life?

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Mar 10, 2017 7:43:25 AM

When looking for the most fitting school for your child, you will find that IB schools in Mississauga offer a comprehensive course of learning that is meant to expose a child to a globalized learning, with an exposure to a worldwide culture and a programme of ethics, as well as standard book learning. This type of curriculum is a bit different than most schools you will find in Canada and elsewhere, but the IB course of learning offers many advantages for students. If you’re considering an International Baccalaureate school in Canada but aren’t sure if it’s the right choice for your child, note a few factors to consider as to why this programme may be the most beneficial for any student.

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Are you an IB Graduate? Check this out.

Posted by St. Jude's Academy on Nov 12, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Oh, the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. Graduates often fondly (and stressfully) remember all of the time and energy they had to exude to meet all of their IB diploma requirements. Who can forget all the CAS hours, right? For those of you who don't know what an IB class is, it is an enriched curriculum that prepares students for university studies. To those of you who've had the pleasure of making your way through this demanding but fulfilling program, here are some facts that you may find interesting.

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