IB Mission Statement
The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
IB learner profile
The IB learner profile is the IB mission statement translated into a set of learning outcomes for the 21st century. The learner profile provides a long-term vision of education. It is a set of ideals that can inspire, motivate and focus the work of schools and teachers, uniting them in a common purpose.
Read more about the IB learner profile on IBO website: https://www.ibo.org/benefits/learner-profile/
The Diploma Programme is preparing students for success in higher education and life in global society.
The IB Diploma Programme is an academically challenging and balanced programme of education with final examinations that prepares students, aged 16 to 19, for success at university and life beyond. It has been designed to address the intellectual, social, emotional and physical well-being of students. The programme, has gained recognition and respect from the world’s leading universities.
The two-year course gives an intensive pre-university preparation. The methods and the programmes are developed by international experts basing the compromise between the characteristics of some educational systems and the general educational approaches of others without copying either of them. Thus, the Diploma Programme can be integrated in different national systems. The main purposes of IB are to provide students with a balanced education and to facilitate geographic and cultural mobility.
All classes are taught in English except mother Language A and foreign language(s). Students can study and take examinations in English, French or Spanish. At Meridian 22, the language of instruction is English.