Mumbai recently made headlines as several schools from the city was set to participate in Climate Action project in collaboration with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jane Goodall Institute and UN. The schools were also to teach a six-week-long curriculum in climate change. With several such small yet significant steps, the K12 environment in India is heralding a change. Young, environmentally conscious youngsters with a global outlook are making themselves known. They are here to make changes that will disrupt the archaic rules we have been following. School curriculums play an important role in these changemakers to thrive.
One very important, perhaps the one in the forefront of these next-generation thinking curriculum boards is the IB. International Baccalaureate is built on a cornerstone of creating a better world through education. The four programs offered by the IB cover all stages of a student’s educational life from age 3 to 19. One important facet of IB education is encouraging students to think critically and challenge assumptions. Since 1976 there have been several IB schools peppering over the country. However, this issue is especially dedicated to the IB schools in Mumbai.
Along with that, we are also featuring Stefanie Leong, Head of Development and Recognition, Asia Pacific, International Baccalaureate (IB). We have also showcased several other stalwarts from the K12 industry to share their opinions and acumen with our readers.
We hope this issue gives you a proper insight into the different IB schools in Mumbai and help you make an informed decision.