L.H. Marrero Middle School is a candidate school* for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme and pursuing authorization as an IB World School.
IB World Schools share a common philosophy-a commitment to improve the teaching and learning of a diverse and inclusive community of students by delivering challenging, high quality programmes of international education that share a powerful vision.**
*Only schools authorized by the International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme or the IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC). Candidate status gives no guarantee that the authorization will be granted.
For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit http://www.ibo.org or contact IBO Coordinator Juliet Lieberman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
**Mission Statement from the IB
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 student across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
The Goals of the IB Middle Years Programme are to:
- help students make connections to the real world, preparing them for success in further study and life
- develop active learners and internationally-minded young people who empathize with others
- empower students to inquire into a broad range of issues, locally, nationally and globally
- nurture creative, critical and reflective thinkers