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High School

Mark Twain International School

THE IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

The IB Diploma Programme is normally taught over two years and has gained recognition and respect from the world’s leading universities.

For high school students Mark Twain International School offers two possible pathways: National Romanian Baccalaureate and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.

The National Romanian Baccalaureate respects all the regulations and procedures established by the Romanian Ministry of Education.

The IB Diploma Programme is taught over two academic years and has gained recognition and respect from the world’s leading universities. The structure of the Diploma Programme is rigorously established by the International Baccalaureate Organisation.

At the end of grade 10 all the students interested in DP pathway are invited to choose six main subjects, three of them HL (Higher Level) and three SL (Standard Level). Three core subjects are included by default and studied by all the students enrolled in the Diploma Programme and these are CAS(Creativity-Activity-Service), EE(Extended Essay) and TOK (Theory of Knowledge).

For more information check the full list of main subjects offered by Mark Twain IS.

The International Baccalaureate
Diploma Programme Curriculum Model

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Diploma Programme overview

Critical Thinking Skills and International-mindedness

Life in the 21st century, in an interconnected, globalized world, requires critical-thinking skills and a sense of international-mindedness, something that International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme students come to know and understand.

The IB Diploma Programme is designed as an academically challenging and balanced programme of education with final examinations that prepares students, normally aged 16 to 19, for success at university and life beyond. The programme is normally taught over two years and has gained recognition and respect from the world’s leading universities.