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  • Supported in English, French, Spanish and Chinese but can be taught in other languagesIncludes all the major disciplines but is flexible enough to accommodate ‘national curriculum’ requirements as well as facilitating interdisciplinary workIn the final year students carry out a personal project of particular interest to them, like an original work of art, an essay, a piece of fiction writing, an experiment or an inventionSchools can opt to have the IB validate their internal assessment and an MYP certificate can be obtained. There is currently no external examinationFundamental concepts of the programme are holistic education, communication and intercultural awareness•The five ‘areas of interaction’ help students to make connections between subjects and consequently link what they are learning to the real world and to global issues, this in turn encourages students to reflect and act on their own learning

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  • MYP and the IB Diploma Program • Curriculum alignment • Increased access and achievement • Best practice teaching and assessment
  • Curriculum • 4 fundamental elements • Approaches to learning, Approaches to teaching, Areas of Interaction, and Concepts • 8 subject groups • Mathematics, Language A, Language B, Humanities, Arts, Sciences, Physical Education, and Technology • Interdisciplinary focus • Common Planning Time • Universal Design • Concept and Inquiry based curriculum
  • MYP Curriculum Highlights • Flexible Framework • Common Core shifts • Focus on collaborative planning and interdisciplinary work • Authentic Assessment • Personal Projects
  • Assessments • Option to have internal assessments validated • Criterion Related • Assessments reflect real-world scenarios and concepts • Performance tasks include • Open-Ended and Problem Solving activities • Organized debates • Hands on experimentations • Analysis and reflections
  • Students Outcomes • Validated internal assessments • Global and cultural responsive awareness • MYP certificate • Set standards to receive certificate
  • Fees • Application Fees: $4,000 • Candidate Fee: $9,500 • Annual School Fee $8,700 • Program Evaluation Visit Fee: $3,500 • Staff Development: $20,000
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