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The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma is a prestigious, internationally recognised pre-university programme for learners aged 16-19, and prepares learners for entrance into top universities worldwide.
Research by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) in 2016 indicated that IB learners compare favourably to learners from other pre-university programmes, adding that these learners are more likely to attend the top 20 universities worldwide and also achieve a first-class honours degree.
This stems from the fact that the programme has a holistic approach of covering both the academic success and the personal development of learners. The curriculum encourages learners to think independently and determine their own learning, become culturally aware, and engage with people in a globalised world.
IB Curriculum Talk on 25th March, Thursday, 4pm
Learn more about Nexus and how the IB Diploma programme is taught at the school during the upcoming Virtual IB Curriculum Talk, on 25th March, Thursday at 4pm.
The talk will be conducted by Nexus Head of Secondary, Morag McCrorie who has over 20 years of teaching experience and has held Senior Leadership positions in the UK and China. Morag has also co-authored a number of Modern Foreign Language textbooks for the Oxford University Press.
Also joining the session will be Nexus IB alumni and graduates Emily Kuik and King Ying Lau. Emily achieved 44 points in IB Diploma 2020 and was awarded the Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship by The University of Toronto to pursue a 4 year undergraduate degree in Psychology.
Demonstrating admirable global citizenship, during her days at Nexus, Emily actively ran art projects for Orang Asli children, orphans and individuals with Down Syndrome and co-organised charity piano recitals to raise funds for different charitable organisations and refugee centres.
Meanwhile, King Ying Lau, achieved 41 points in IB Diploma 2020 and is the recipient of the Outstanding International Student Award in University of British Columbia, Canada.
“From preparing excellent lesson resources catered to learners, to ensuring our classroom is an inviting and productive environment for learning, to just taking the time to get to know us, every teacher at Nexus has been incredibly committed to helping us thrive in the IB Diploma,” says King.
Meet Morag, Emily and King in an interactive Live Chat during the IB Diploma Talk. Our top graduates will be sharing with you their IB Diploma journey and the ‘Secret to their Success’.
Nexus leads the way in IB Diploma
Last year, marked the third time in four years that a Nexus graduate achieved the maximum IB score of 45 points, placing the school as one of the top IB Diploma schools in the nation. The school has also been continuously outperforming the world average in IB Diploma results, with last year’s average of 35.9 points being significantly above the world average of 29.9.
Nexus graduate Ahmad Matin Moors who scored a perfect 45 points last year said, “Teachers at Nexus made our lessons in IB engaging and helped me to organise my overall workload by spreading deadlines and targeting the areas I needed to improve.” His results placed him among the top 141 learners or top 0.21% worldwide.
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