HJIS is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme and is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. The MYP students take part in a challenging, inquiry-based framework that encourages students to make connections through subjects and to the real world.
IB World Schools share a common philosophy — a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.
*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit http://www.ibo.org
The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP) has been developed for students aged 11 to 16 and provides a framework of learning that encourages students to become creative, critical and reflective thinkers.
At HJIS, in IB MYP
Assessment is based on a demanding set of criterion and specific to each of the subject groups. Those subject groups include:
In Grade 10, each student will engage in a personal project that allows them to demonstrate the understandings and skills they have developed throughout the programme.