IB Diploma Programme Project
Rochambeau, French International School will be for the school year 2021-2022 (*pending authorization) the home of a new International Baccalaureate Diploma track (IBDP) for all students in 11-12th grades. Rochambeau will be offering the full diploma to all IB students with the choice of sitting for the French-English Advanced Bilingual Diploma examination.
The IB diploma, along with the French baccalaureate, provide a rigorous educational framework which seeks to develop students who are creative and compassionate individuals by promoting international awareness and understanding. All IB Programmes worldwide operate under the fundamental philosophy that by educating students, we create a better world.
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Rochambeau, the French International School, is a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School.
* 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 (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.
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.**
The mission of Rochambeau, the French International School, is to create a multicultural learning environment built on a rigorous French curriculum accredited by the French Ministry of Education. The school is part of the worldwide AEFE network of schools and provides a safe environment that welcomes students of all backgrounds and nationalities, guiding them to become confident, caring, and open-minded critical thinkers who will gain access to the best universities and thrive in a diverse competitive world.
**Mission Statement from the IB The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit www.ibo.org.