Aarhus International School offers authorised IB programmes in
Primary Years (PYP1-8) & Middle Years (MYP1-5)

The IB is a recognised leader within the field of international education. It was founded in 1968 and currently has 3,461 schools across 143 countries around the world. The IB offers three high-quality and challenging educational programmes:

  • The IB Primary Years Programme,
  • The IB Middle Years Programme
  • IB Diploma Programme

At the heart of the IB is the ‘learner profile’, a long-term holistic vision of education that underpins all three programmes and puts the student at the centre of everything we do. (Source: www.ibo.org)

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'

IB programmes are recognised around the world and ensure increased adaptability and mobility for IB students.

The curriculum and pedagogy of IB programmes are focused on international perspectives of learning and teaching, while requiring that students fully explore their local culture and

IB World Schools are subject to an exhaustive authorisation
process in order to offer one or more of the programmes;
this process includes studying the school’s resources and its
commitment to the IB mission and philosophy.

The IB Primary Years Programme for pupils aged 3 to 11 focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and in the world outside. (Source:https://www.ibo.org/)

The IB Middle Years Programme for students aged 12 to 16 provides a project-based framework of academic challenge that encourages students to embrace and understand the connections between traditional subjects and the real world, and to become critical and reflective thinkers. (Source:https://www.ibo.org/)

Langkaer Gymnasium (an upper secondary school) has already been certified to offer the IB Diploma Programme (DP) (for students aged 16-19) since August 2011, and a close cooperation has already been established with the gymnasium to form a seamless transition for our graduating MYP students.

If you are curious to learn more about the IB philosophy, please click these links:

Learner Profile

IB teachers participate in a wide variety of professional
development opportunities to constantly update their
knowledge and to share their expertise with colleagues around
the world.

Many students graduating from the IB Diploma Programme find
that it enhances their opportunities at tertiary institutions.
The IB works closely together with universities around
the world to gain recognition for IB programmes.

The core components and the Learner Profile of IB programmes
encourage students to participate in creative and service-oriented
activities, while at the same time emphasising the importance
of reflection at a personal and academic level.