Beaconhouse students do wonders in Int'l Baccalaureate Programme

LAHORE:13July: The Beaconhouse and the TNS Beaconhouse students have once again achieved remarkable results in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) this year. Some students have attained exceptional scores of 40 and 41 out of a maximum of 45, placing them in the top 4% in the world and the highest in Pakistan. Scores are based on the grades of 1 to 7 awarded for each of six subjects, and up to 3 additional points for the core components of theory of knowledge, extended essay and creativity, action, service. Beaconhouse students' results in biology, economics, French and business management are in the high bracket of 5-7, with outstanding grades in theory of knowledge and the extended essay. Students from eight private schools appeared for the IBDP exams, out of which 5 were Beaconhouse schools. The Beaconhouse is currently offering the renowned and challenging IBDP at TNS Beaconhouse College Campus Lahore, PECHS and Defence Campus in Karachi and Margalla Campus in Islamabad. The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is the preferred entrance qualification for universities around the world. Around 64 Beaconhouse IBDP students applied abroad for further studies and had received 88 confirmed admissions and 145 conditional admissions so far. Students applied to 15 countries, including United States, Canada, Australia, France, Switzerland, Singapore, Hong Kong and UK among others. IB programmes support both personal and academic achievement and incorporate quality practice from national and international research and the IB global community. IB is being offered at 20 schools across the country and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme results have shown to be consistently improving. Private schools have invested significantly in promoting and teaching IB programmes to students. Through the IB framework, the Beaconhouse is committed to providing students an inquiry-based and student-centred learning environment, ongoing international-standard professional development to teachers and developing communities of lifelong learners. Published in Daily Times, July 13th , 2017.

Add new comment