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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is IB?

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Program at Wockhardt Global School is recognized as a world-class college preparatory program. Our students are challenged to become independent inquirers through a rigorous curriculum emphasizing the global nature of learning. The IB philosophy encourages students to become knowledgeable, inquirers, thinkers, communicators, principled, open-minded, caring, courageous, balanced, and reflective individuals.
Wockhardt Global School is part of the International Baccalaureate® (IB), a non-profit educational foundation founded in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1968. Collaborating with 3,698 schools in 147 countries, the IB program serves approximately 1,151,000 students.

2. The difference between IB education and other curriculums

IB at Wockhardt aims to produce global citizens and lifelong learners, offering a concept-based program aligned with real-world scenarios. With a broad spectrum of subjects fostering all-round development, IB examinations assess conceptual understanding, prioritizing critical thinking over rote memory. The focus is on ‘how to learn,’ utilizing diverse learning sources.

3. Advantages of an IB education

Wockhardt Global School, as an IB World School, undergoes strict accreditation, ensuring a high-quality education. Our research-based teaching methods draw from global educational practices, fostering a sense of responsibility and awareness of the world among students.

4. IB education and personal/social-emotional development

IB education at Wockhardt promotes the IB learner profile, nurturing qualities such as inquirers, thinkers, communicators, risk-takers, knowledgeable, principled, caring, open-minded, well-balanced, and reflective individuals.

5. IB recognition in India globally

IB’s academically challenging program is recognized globally, with the IB Diploma Programme rated on par with CBSE, ISCE, and other state boards by the Association of Indian Universities. IB programs, including the Middle Years Programme, are equivalent to Indian board qualifications.

6. Training for IB teachers

All Wockhardt IB teachers receive professional development in IB’s approaches to teaching and learning, ensuring a high standard of education.

7. IB syllabus or books

Wockhardt focuses on conceptual understanding, providing students with free access to diverse resources. Courses and assessments are designed to maximize understanding without relying on predefined textbooks.

8. Various IB programs 

Wockhardt Global School offers the PYP (Primary Years Programme) for ages 3–12, the MYP (Middle Years Programme) for ages 11–16, and the DP (Diploma Programme) and CP (Career-related Programme) for ages 16–19.

9. Parental support for IB students

Parents can support their children by helping with self-management skills, inquiring about their learning, supporting classroom learning through family field trips, and attending school meetings and events regularly.

10. Learning more about IB

Parents can learn more about IB by attending school meetings and events, getting in touch with program coordinators, and visiting the IBO website.

11. External assessments in IB

External assessments in the DP include essays, structured problems, short-response questions, data-response questions, text-response questions, case-study questions, and optional eAssessment for the MYP’s final year.
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