The IBDP was the first program designed, developed, and offered by the International Baccalaureate. When it was first offered in 1968, the aim was to provide an international level education to students from various countries. It is a comprehensive two-year-long program that follows an internationally standardized curriculum and includes a rigorous common assessment pattern for all students. These assessments are done by internationally trained and recognized professionals throughout the world.
The program is offered at the pre-university level to students aged between 16- 19. It’s a rather sought-after program that prepares students for the professional and academic life to come. The program combines a rigorous academic engagement and a focus on skills to ensure that students become individuals with a diverse and multifaceted personalities. The program is also focused on developing the spirits of multiculturalism and global citizenship in the students to ensure that they are not only acquainted with other cultures but are also able to respect them. The program is offered by a number of IB schools around the world.
Students who take up the program are known to succeed later in life in the field they choose. The program prepares the students for the professional life to come while training them in crucial soft skills such as communication, leadership, empathy, teamwork, and collaboration. These students are likely to become leaders and innovators in the field they choose because their foundations are strong and stable.