Get ready to embrace the first IB Diploma School in Visakhapatnam!

Get ready to embrace the first IB Diploma School in Visakhapatnam!

  • 16 May 2019

World’s most revered curriculum – The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme(IBDP) is now in Visakhapatnam. Oakridge International School Visakhapatnam campus successfully attained IB World School status; joining a family of internationally recognized educational institutions. In doing so, Oakridge, one of the top boarding international schools became the first IB World School in Andhra Pradesh, offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme for 11th and 12th grade students.

About IBDP Curriculum

IBDP curriculum is a package of Research Skills, Open-ended Assignments, Presentations, Projects, Internationalism, Inter-disciplinary approach, Real life connections, Community engagements, Oral Commentaries, ICT skills, and all other IB Learners profile. The curriculum is made of six subject groups and the DP Core that aims to broaden students’ educational experience and challenge them to apply their knowledge and skills. The DP Core consists of Theory of Knowledge (ToK), Creativity, Action, and Service (CAS) and the Extended Essay (EE).

Why the IBDP Curriculum is the best option for your child’s education?

The IB Diploma Program curriculum includes carefully designed learning experiences that make students not just future ready but responsible kids, who willingly look to bring positive change to society. It involves students with more practical and application-based education. Its examinations test students’ knowledge, not their memory or speed. Because the curriculum focuses more on teaching how to learn than what to learn. It has a broader spectrum of subjects which lead to the all-round development of a child. The IB curriculum gives access to the world-class programs of education that can lead the IBDP students to some of the highest ranking universities in the world. In other words, students are offered a host of global exposure programs like Global Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, Students Global Leadership Program, Oxford Summer Courses, TEDx, MUNs. Such programs help develop leadership quality in students and an understanding of challenges and opportunities in the global economy. These are the qualities that a top-world university look for in a student during admissions.

With all-round development, the IBDP curriculum transforms students into global and future ready. Hence, they possess a high chance to get pursued by the Ivy League Universities. Amita Gondi (Stanford University), Nikhil Jain (Columbia University, New York), Tvisha Mehta (NYU), Divyansh Saksena (University of California, Berkeley), Megha Mehrotra (NALSAR University of Law), Kuhuk Shroff (University of Pennsylvania) are some the Oakridge students leading by example today. They are the testimony to what the top universities across the world look for!

The school is all set to offer the program from the academic year 2020-21. The program is open for applications from December 2019 onwards.

See you soon at Oakridge International School, Visakhapatnam!