International Baccalaureate | International Private School Sant Cugat
The International Baccalaureate programme is a plan of studies with a complete curriculum which deals with all disciplines and is carried out in parallel with the two years of the customary Baccalaureate from the Spanish plan, enabling the pupils who choose this option to obtain both qualifications: the national and international.
This is a prestigious, internationally recognised programme which guarantees pupils’ greater adaptability and mobility, encouraging a character which is active and creative and of service to the community, emphasising their personal and academic reflection.
There are many benefits to the International Baccalaureate, since the programme offers and sound and rigorous education and excellent preparation for the pupil, enabling them to develop their personal skills and offering them an education focused on their future which will open the doors to the best universities in the world.
The programme enables students to develop skills which are unique and vital for an international degree. Throughout the International Baccalaureate, the pupils gain cultural awareness, fluency in a foreign language, independent thought, rigorous analysis, team work skills, and social commitment, allowing them to communicate effectively with people from different cultures and countries with a sense of respect and tolerance.
It must also be added that the International Baccalaureate constructs and reinforces their sense of identity and awareness of their own culture and that of others, favouring the development and respect of human values. At the same time, it enables the stimulation of curiosity and desire to investigate, a spirit of discovery and the pleasure of learning and applying their knowledge in a greater variety of areas.
The International Baccalaureate offers a variety of advantages: pupils learn to think independently and to take control of their own learning while they participate in education programmes which enable them to study at the best universities worldwide and develop their cultural sensitivity through perfecting a foreign language. The pupils maintain a constant curiosity and will assume and show their responsibility as citizens of the world.