The International Arab Baccalaureate (IAB) is a high-standard educational program created by the Educational Research Center (ERC) in the Arab World, for the Arab World. The implementation of the IAB in schools is based on the framework of the Profile Shaping Education (PSE) that focuses on empowering students for meaningful learning.
This baccalaureate works within the framework of enriching the curriculum while respecting local cultural heritage and aspirations in the Arab World.
The IAB Diploma has received equivalence to the British GCE A Levels, by UK NARIC, the National Agency for the Recognition and Comparison of International Qualifications and Skills.
STUDENTS ARE EMPOWERED FOR SUCCESS IN LIFE
IAB is designed to empower students for success in various aspects of modern life. Under IAB, instead of rote learning, students gain meaningful understanding of course materials and prepare themselves for distinguished achievements in higher education and the workplace.
The IAB aims to develop inquisitive, knowledgeable and caring young people who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. This program encourages students across the Arab world to become active, impassionate and lifelong learners who understand other people, regardless of their differences.
TEACHERS BENEFIT FROM CONTINUOUS SUPPORT
IAB provides teachers with opportunities for continuous professional development, including regular training workshops, an electronic forum for sharing best practices, and a help-desk that answers their queries all year long.
IAB team of experts delivers a set of documents including lesson plans, interactive and extracurricular activities, and items that tackle high order thinking skills and subject interference. These deliverables offer teaching and assessment strategies that help teachers to enhance their cognitive and academic competencies that students need to succeed in their academic life in the 21st century.
IAB works with all stakeholders, especially parents, in the spirit of partnership, to uphold the highest quality standards, and prepare students to succeed in their academic life.
The IAB Diploma is granted on the basis of:
- Continuous assessment in Grade 10 and Grade 11
- Cross- Disciplinary project in Grade 12
- Comprehensive exam in Grade 12