When IB potential is spotted early

October 16, 2021
IB diploma study is rigourous and suits critical, creative thinkers. By Monique Butterworth, Sydney Morning Herald October 16-17, 2021

Established in 1968, International Baccalaureate (IB)study is recognised and respected by leading universities worldwide with the rigourous IB diploma program offered to students in years 11-12.

Trent Driver, deputy head (academic) at Stanmore’s Newington College, says studying an IB course asks students to combine their capacity to knowledgeable and inquiring thinkers with the skills of a principled and open-minded learner.  The IB prioritises risk-taking and reflection, asking students to critically think about how they learn as much as what they learn.

So is IB diploma potential identifiable among the qualities of short-listed 10-year-olds applying for a year 7 scholarship?

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