Middle Years Programme

KQ xổ số miền bắc The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) is for students aged 11-16.



What is the MYP?

The MYP is a challenging framework that encourages students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world.

The MYP is a five-year programme, which can be implemented in a partnership between schools, or in several abbreviated (two, three or four year) formats. Students who complete the MYP are well-prepared to undertake the IB Diploma Programme (DP) or Career-related Programme (CP).

Find out more about the MYP.

The MYP curriculum

The MYP curriculum framework comprises eight subject groups, providing a broad and balanced education for early adolescents.

The MYP requires at least 50 hours of teaching time for each subject group, in each year of the programme. In the final two years of the programme, carefully-defined subject group flexibility allows students to meet local requirements and personal learning goals.

Read about the MYP curriculum.

External assessment and recognition

In the final year of the programme, optional MYP eAssessment provides IB-validated grades based on examinations and course work.  Students who undertake external assessment are eligible for MYP course results and the IB MYP Certificate. 

Find out more about MYP assessment.

Access and eligibility

KQ xổ số miền bắcThe MYP is open to any student aged 11 to 16, at schools that have been authorized to implement the programme. 

The MYP is inclusive by design; students of all interests and academic abilities can benefit from their participation. Implementation of the MYP is a whole-school endeavour, although the programme can accommodate academically-selective models. 

Learn more about students in the MYP.

Resources for MYP schools

KQ xổ số miền bắcEducators are given access to a range of resources that help them to teach and develop.

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    Key facts about the MYP

    The second programme introduced by the International Baccalaureate® (IB), the Middle Years Programme (MYP) was adopted by the IB in 1994.

    Who can offer the MYP?

    KQ xổ số miền bắcThe Middle Years Programme (MYP) is offered by many types of schools around the world, including state-supported schools, independent schools and international schools.

    Transitions from the MYP

    After finishing the MYP, students are well-prepared for further education, including national and international courses of study for 16-19 year olds.

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