Student centred national and international Academic Programmes based on active learning

From the Early Learning Centre to High School, Işıkkent applies the Ministry of Education Curriculum as a framework for the outcomes and teaching approaches. However, in order to achieve the same standards with well-known educational institutions, Işıkkent gives importance to the application of international teaching programmes. Within this framework, Işıkkent School is a CIS (Council of International Schools) and CIE (Cambridge International Examinations) authorised school. By fulfilling the IBO (International Baccalaureate Organisation) requirements, Işıkkent has become the first IB-PYP (Primary Years Programme) and IB MYP (Middle Years Programme) accredited school in the Aegean Region and recently has gained the honor of having IB-DP accreditation.

Işıkkent School is the one and only school in the Aegean Region and one of the seven schools in Turkey that implements all three IB Programmes (PYP – MYP – DP) from preschool to the end of high school.

Quality education with international standards.
After being accredited for K-8 level in December 2008, Işıkkent Schools were accredited by the CIS (Council of International Schools) for High School after its first HS graduation in July 2011. CIS is a non-profit organisation, which is formed by schools and institutions collaborating to improve international education. The CIS accreditation process includes “School Evaluation and Development” and its aim is to improve the quality of education in relevant schools. The “Accreditation Award” received by the school indicates that the school meets internationally recognised educational standards and commits itself to constant improvement.

As well as benefitting from the approaches and foreign language curriculum content of the Cambridge University Educational Programmes, Işıkkent Schools are accredited as a Cambridge Exam Center.

Cambridge International is the largest center, which offers international educational programmes and certificates to students between 12 and 19. Cambridge programmes and certificates are used by 9.000 schools located in more than 160 countries.

As a non-profit organisation, Cambridge International is affiliated to Cambridge University, UK, which is well-known for its perfectionism in education worldwide.

As the only exam center that is affiliated with a university in England, Cambridge International shares the same values, commitment and educational investments as Cambridge University.

Along with the Ministry of Education programme, Işıkkent applies the IB Programmes, which is completely parallel to the Işıkkent education philosophy. Işıkkent has adopted this student centred transdisciplinary teaching and learning method, which considers learners as an active part of the learning process who are unique and have different needs. Işıkkent School is the one and only school in the Aegean Region and one of the seven schools in Turkey that implements all three IB Programmes (PYP – MYP – DP) from preschool to the end of high school.

Along with the Ministry of Education programme, Işıkkent applies the IB Programmes, which is completely parallel to the Işıkkent education philosophy. Işıkkent has adopted this student centred transdisciplinary teaching and learning method, which considers learners as an active part of the learning process who are unique and have different needs. Işıkkent School is the one and only school in the Aegean Region and one of the seven schools in Turkey that implements all three IB Programmes (PYP – MYP – DP) from preschool to the end of high school.

Through this programme, students prepare themselves for their future lives and become self-confident, responsible and inquiring individuals who think reflectively, communicate effectively, are aware of the problems around the world, and who respect the differences and similarities between people.

Through this programme, students prepare themselves for their future lives and become self-confident, responsible and inquiring individuals who think reflectively, communicate effectively, are aware of the problems around the world, and who respect the differences and similarities between people.

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