The International Primary Curriculum (IPC)
is an internationally-minded, thematic, cross-curricular and rigorous teaching structure used in more than 50 countries. It is recognised worldwide, making it a comprehensive and future-oriented global curriculum programme aimed at children from the age of 3 to 12, growing up in the 21st Century.
IPC is designed for children of all abilities in developing the essential knowledge, skills and understanding of a broad range of curriculum subjects and encourages both individual and group learning.
The goal of the IPC is
- for children to focus on a combination of academic and personal development in an international setting through innovative, exciting and engaging ways, so that they are inspired to learn throughout their lives beyond school.
- to ensures that children enjoy their learning through development of inquisitive minds and individual values that shape future good citizens of the global community.
- to instill a sense of awareness of their own nationality and culture in the children while at the same time develop a sensitivity and respect for the nationalities and cultures of others.
On a holistic view, the IPC ensures that students are provided a learning environment to develop all-rounded skills essential to face the world of tomorrow with confidence.
HOW IS IPC TAUGHT?
The IPC is taught in a thematic way in which subject areas such as History, Geography, Information & Communication Technology, Science and Physical Education are combined into a unit. Each unit has a title and a number of activities designed to link to Literacy and Numeracy and appeal to the children. Learning targets for each subject are clearly identified within each unit. Students are taught to become stakeholders in their own learning process. Our teaching methods encourage and enable students to inquire, question and resource information competently to find solutions/ answers on their own.
Our curriculum introduces students to a broad range of concepts, knowledge, skills and experiences. It is also relevant as it offers a broad general education and whenever possible, it is related to the real world experiences of your child. The curriculum is unique in that it has clearly defined learning targets for both international as well as personal development. The curriculum also provides modern teaching methods for delivery of the unit.
IPC - a 21st Century Curriculum covers:
- Global Themes, Regional / Local Heritage
- Personal Development
- Thematic (Theme based learning skills)
- Task Centered and Skills Based
- Stimulating, Creative and Challenging lessons
- Enriched Assessment for Learning Strategies, for better appraisal of skills learned.
For more information, please visit www.internationalprimarycurriculum.com