International Baccalureate DegreeCan someone please guide me about international baccalureate degree. What is it?
Based upon the fact that I had never heard of the International Baccalaureate Degree, I had to look it up. What I found was that it is a mode of education provided to students, ages 3-19, which focuses upon learning how to live in a global society. Two of the links I found most beneficial are:
You can google it to find out more. Basically, in Europe it is an alternative system of completing school that is recognised internationally. It focuses on a wide range of subjects and is said by some to be more comprehensive and to involve deeper engagement of critical skills than other national systems of education.
Degree is a little misleading. It is actually more of a diploma in most places. The idea is that it is an internationally recognized program, and students can get college credit for a year or two's worth of classes if they finish the program. It is similar to Advanced Placement.