International Baccalaureate Diploma Program
Futuro Verde is excited to have been accepted and recognized as a candidate school* (as of March 1, 2016) for the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. The school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy – a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that Centro Educativo Futuro Verde believes is important for our students.
“The aim of all IB programmes is to develop internationally minded people who, recognizing their common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet, help to create a better and more peaceful world.” IB learner profile
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is IB?
The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a nonprofit educational foundation based in Geneva, Switzerland. It was founded in 1968 and currently offers four programs: IB Primary Years Program (PYP); IB Middle Years Program (MYP); Diploma Program (DP); and IB Career-related Program (CP). The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program is an assessed educational program, designed for students between 16 and 19 years old. The program is currently offered by nearly 3,000 schools in more than 140 countries, has the reputation of high educational standards and is widely encouraged and accepted by universities around the world. (http://www.ibo.org/programmes/diploma-programme/what-is-the-dp/key-facts-about-the-dp/)
“An IB education is unique because of its rigorous academic and personal standards. IB programmes challenge students to excel not only in their studies but also in their personal growth. The IB aims to inspire a lifelong quest for learning hallmarked by enthusiasm and empathy.” What is an IB education? (2015)
What is the IB diploma program (IBDP)?
What are the key features of the IBDP?
- centres on learners
- develops effective approaches to teaching and learning
- works within global contexts, helping students understand different languages and cultures
- explores significant content, developing disciplinary and interdisciplinary understanding that meets rigorous international standards.
What are some of the benefits to students of the IB diploma program?
- be encouraged to think independently and drive their own learning
- take part in programmes of education that can lead them to some of the highest ranking universities around the world
- become more culturally aware
- be able to engage with people in an increasingly globalized, rapidly changing world
Why would IB and Futuro Verde be a good fit?
What’s the process to becoming an IB World School offering the diploma program?
Links and further information:
What is an IB education?: http://www.ibo.org/globalassets/digital-tookit/brochures/what-is-an-ib-education-en.pdf
Diploma program: http://www.ibo.org/programmes/diploma-programme/
Benefits for students: http://www.ibo.org/benefits/benefits-for-students/
IB and its programmes: http://www.ibo.org
*Centro Educativo Futuro Verde es un colegio candidato* al Programa del Diploma. Este colegio está solicitando autorización como un Colegio del Mundo BI. Estos colegios comparten una filosofía – el compromiso con una educación internacional de alta calidad que, según Centro Educativo Futuro Verde, es importante para nuestros estudiantes.Solamente las escuelas autorizadas por el BI pueden ofrecer un programa académico del BI: Años en Primaria, Años Intermedios, Programa del Diploma o el Programa Vocacional. Ser colegio candidato no garantiza que la solicitud sea aprobada.
Para más información sobre el BI y sus programas sigan el siguiente enlace: http://www.ibo.org