International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate Program

The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a non-profit educational foundation, motivated by its mission, focused on the student.
The four programmes offered by IB is for students aged 3 to 19 help develop the intellectual, personal, emotional and social skills to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world.
Founded in 1968, we currently work with 3,859 schools in 148 countries to develop and offer four challenging programmes to over 1,212,000 students aged 3 to 19 years.
The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. The four programmes of IB are:

1

The IB Primary Years Programme

This program is for students aged between 3 and 12, focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer to maximize knowledge gain, both in the classroom and in the world outside.

2

The IB Middle Years Programme

This program for students aged 11 to 16, provides a framework of academic challenges that encourage students to understand the connections between traditional subjects and the real world.

3

The IB Diploma Programme

This program for students aged 16 to 19, is an academically challenging and balanced program with final examinations that prepares students for success at university and beyond.

4

The IB Career-related Certificate

This program for students aged 16 to 19, is the newest offering from the IB. The IBCC incorporates the vision and educational principles of the IB into a career-related learning program.

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme

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We proudly share that “Roots International Schools is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme. The school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School”.

“The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.”
The IB philosophy is to foster tolerance and inter-cultural understanding among young people through a specific method of teaching which incorporates critical thinking, problem solving, and exposure to a variety of viewpoints. The IB philosophy emphasizes:

  1. Awareness of the similarities and differences among many cultures, understanding issues on an international scale, and responsible citizenship
  2. The inter-relatedness of various disciplines and issues
  3. A “Socratic” (question-and-answer) form of achieving knowledge in the classroom
  4. Student-centered inquiry and communication
Founded in 1968, the IB currently works with 3,859 schools in 148 countries to develop and offer four challenging programmes to over 1,212,000 students aged 3 to 19 years.
We at RIS begin this August as an IB PYP Candidate School. The Primary Years Programme (PYP) of the International Baccalaureate (IB) is an inclusive programme which focuses on inquiry-based teaching approach through transdisciplinary units from Play Group to Grade 5.
The Primary Years Programme: preparing students to be active participants in a lifelong journey of learning. The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) is a curriculum framework designed for students aged 3 to 12. It focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and in the world outside. It is defined by six transdisciplinary themes of global significance, explored using knowledge and skills derived from six subject areas, with a powerful emphasis on inquiry-based learning

Roots at IB Website www.ibo.org/school/050133
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For further information on the program
You may contact our
IBPYP coordinator: NAILA SHAHID
Email: naila.shahid@rootsinternational.edu.pk
PLOT#66,STREET-7 , Wellington Campus  H-8, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Phone:+92 51 8439033-39
Tel: 051-8439001-7
UAN: 111 724 111 149

For further information on the program
You may contact our
IBPYP coordinator: Ayesha Taymoor
Email: ayesha.taymoor@rootsinternational.edu.pk
144 B, DHA Phase-XII, Lahore (IBPYP Candidate School)
Phone:+92-423-7512526 (26-30)
UAN: 111 724 111 149

For further information on the program
You may contact our
IBPYP coordinator: Aquila Salahuddin
Email: aquila.salahuddin@rootsinternational.edu.pk
G.T Road, DHA 2, Opposite Gate 1, Islamabad (IBPYP Candidate School)
Phone:+92-51-5709290-91
UAN: 111 724 111 149

For further information on the program
You may contact our
IBPYP coordinator: Nadiya Sultan
Email: nadiya.sultan@rootsinternational.edu.pk
House No:341, Near Chairing Cross, Westridge 1 ,
Peshawar Road, Rawalpindi. (IBPYP Candidate School)
Phone:+92-51-5158344
UAN: 111 724 111 149

IBDP coordinator: Kulsoom Tanvir
Tel: 051-8439001-7
UAN: 111 724 111 149
Email:kulsoom.tanvir@rootsinternational.edu.pk