Inernational Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE MIDDLE YEARS PROGRAMME
Bialik High School is a proud, accredited International Baccalaureate (IB) World School offering the prestigious IB Middle Years Programme. We are also the first Jewish Day School to offer the IB Certificate.
IB Middle Years Program
The IB Middle Years Program (MYP) is a framework for learning founded on the goals of developing inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people whose knowledge, skills and attitudes will contribute to a better and more peaceful world.
The IB Learner Profile
Learning is achieved through a coherent, rigorous and contextualized curriculum that follows the Quebec Education Program (QEP) and is integrated with the mission and vision of JPPS-Bialik.
Subject Groups are:
- Language and Literature,
- Language Acquisition
- Individuals and Societies
- Physical Education
Learning is inquiry-based and set in both local and far-reaching settings and circumstances.
Global contexts that are cross-disciplinary are used to promote international-mindedness:
- Identifies and Relationships
- Orientation in Space and Time
- Personal and Cultural Expression
- Scientific and Technical Innovation
- Globalization and Sustainability
- Fairness and Development
The Approaches to Learning
Skill sets that are cross-disciplinary enable students to develop skills for independent and collaborative learning. They are organized in categories of learning skills:
Consistent with the mission, vision and values of JPPS-Bialik, students develop a commitment to service in local and widespread communities. Participation in service throughout the five years is integral to the program.
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