The IB Core -Extended Essay, Theory of knowledge and CAS
- asks students to engage in independent research through an in-depth study of a question relating to one of the DP subjects they are studying. The world studies extended essay option allows students tofocus on a topic of global significance which they examine through the lens of at least two DP subjects. A mentor teacher is assigned to help in the research and writing of this essay.
- develops a coherent approach to learning that unifies the academic disciplines. In this course on critical thinking, students inquire into the nature of knowing and deepen their understanding of knowledge as a human construction.
- involves students in a range of activities alongside their academic studies throughout the Diploma Programme. Creativity encourages students to engage in the arts and creative thinking. The action seeks to develop a healthy lifestyle through physical activity. Service with the community offers a vehicle for new learning with academic value. The three strands of CAS enhance students’ personal and interpersonal development through experiential learning and enable journeys of self-discovery.
"The IB Diploma Programme." Diploma Programme at a Glance. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Nov. 2014.