Sea Yun Joung, a Diploma Programme (DP) student at Taejeon Christian International School (TCIS) in Korea, talks about how the theory of knowledge (TOK) course makes an IB education unique. TOK is an integral part of the DP and gives students an opportunity to reflect on knowledge and explore how we know what we claim to know.
Sea Yun describes the TOK course as “implicit”, “inquisitive” and “thought provoking” among other things. “The IB way is highlighted in TOK, because it is a course that builds our critical and creative thinking skills in a way that rote memorization never can. TOK is integrated into my other subjects, because that central (yet cliché) question ‘how do we know?’ is relevant in every subject”, he says.
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