Students and parents
Catering for students aged from 3 to 19 years, the IB's continuum of programmes encourages both personal and academic achievement, challenging students to excel in their studies and personal development. They are encouraged to try different approaches to learning and to take responsibility for their own educational progress. Every IB student is required to study a second language as part of each programme, meaning that students can apply to further education and employment opportunities in Africa and overseas.
IB programmes incorporate quality practice from national and international research and the IB global community. They encourage students to be internationally-minded, within a complex and hyper-connected world.
Parents guide to the IB
If you'd like to know more about how the IB benefits your child, you can take a look at our dedicated IB parents' guide.
IB Programme stories
Read more about how IB programmes have positively impacted students from around Africa and the world.
IB programmes help students to:
- ask challenging questions;
- think critically;
- develop research skills proven to equip them for higher education;
- become culturally aware and develop a sense of international mindedness