10 REASONS WHY THE IB PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAMME
The International Baccalaureate (IB) poster outlines 10 reasons the PYP is ideal for students to become active, lifelong learners. These are ten wonderful reasons which define learning in the PYP at Amity Global School, Gurgaon.
We have also included each of the reasons on this page in addition to the poster.
1. IT ENCOURAGES STUDENTS TO INQUIRE
The PYP fosters natural curiosity and learning in creative, supportive and collaborative environments.
2. UNDERSTANDING A COMPLEX AND INTERDEPENDENT WORLD.
PYP students create meaning for themselves and build understanding through exploring real-world issues.
3. PYP STUDENTS ARE CONFIDENT COMMUNICATORS
PYP students learn to communicate in a variety of ways and in more than one language.
4. LEARNING HOW TO LEARN
PYP students work collaboratively with teachers and other students to plan, present and assess their own learning.
5. IT ENCOURAGES INTERNATIONAL-MINDEDNESS
Collaboration and understanding of their own and other cultures are an important focus of the PYP — students learn how to be respectful and open-minded.
6. SEEING THINGS FROM DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES
PYP students use critical and creative thinking to develop knowledge, understanding and skills within and across subject areas.
7. STUDENTS TAKE ACTION
PYP students believe they are able to grow and succeed. They make appropriate choices and take responsibility for their actions.
8. THINKING ABOUT ISSUES
Creative learning gives students the agility and imagination to respond to new and unexpected challenges and opportunities in an increasingly globalized and uncertain world.
9. IT INVOLVES THE WHOLE SCHOOL LEARNING COMMUNITY
Together we celebrate our common humanity and the belief that education can help to build a better and more peaceful world.
10. CARING AND RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS
Students can express ideas and opinions, and they can propose solutions that make a difference in their lives and the lives of others.