The International Baccalaureate® (IB) is a non-profit educational foundation, motivated by its mission, focused on the student.
The IB Mission Statement:
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.
The International Baccalaureate offers four programmes of international education for students aged 3 to 19 of which BIS offer three – the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes.