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?
“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 is a candidate school* for the Diploma Programme. This 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.
Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.
For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org