IGCSE vs. IB
An increasing number of high schools in India are offering international programs like the IGCSE and ‘A’ levels of the British system and the International Baccalaureate of the Geneva Board. This often creates a dilemma for parents making a choice. There is no perfect argument to support any one system over the other as each Board has academic strengths and differs marginally from the other.
Small class size with close interaction between students and teachers differentiates these international schools. Both the international curriculums ( IGCSE and IB) aim to develop critical thinking ,analytical skills, investigative abilities and problem solving approach. There is equal acceptance of both A levels and IB boards for admissions to universities in India and abroad.
The International Baccalaureate® (IB) offers a more broad based curriculum than the ‘A’ levels as it follows a holistic approach to academic and personal development. This translates into all students pursuing several disciplines to…
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