Our commitment to provide the best education possible to its students has led to our alliance with the International Baccalaureate.
The globalised world in which our students will develop, both professionally and personally, makes the acquisition of certain skills and attitudes a key factor for their success. These include communication, investigation and self-management skills, together with the development of an international mentality, as promoted by the International Baccalaureate Programme.
The AIS Group commitment to provide the best education possible to its students has led to our alliance with the prestigious and world renowned educational organisation, International Baccalaureate, with a view to leading the way for international studies in the Canary Islands.
For the last decade, we have been implementing diverse styles of internationally focused methodology within its classrooms so as to enrich and strengthen our teaching practise.
In addition, since Colegio Arenas Internacional achieved the status of International Baccalaureate® “World School” in 2008, we have continued to provide international programmes of study in Secondary Education (Middle Years Programme), in Infant and Primary Education (Primary Years Programme).
Focuses on providing a holistic education for children from 3 to 12 years old, targeting in particular the development of their capacity for discovery and investigation. The syllabus is organised through a series of transdisciplinary themes of global significance which explore explore the knowledge and skills gained through different subjects and focus on the concept of investigation.
Is designed for students in Secondary Education; a stage of their lives in which they are often faced with the task of making challenging choices and decisions. This programme provides values and principles and opportunities to make informed decisions, based on a holistic education, in which all knowledge is interlinked, and intercultural awareness and communication skills.
Is a comprehensive, rigorous and demanding pre-university programme designed for highly motivated Baccalaureate students. It covers a wide range of academic subjects within a coherent curriculum. It fosters critical thinking and intercultural understanding through placing students in contact with different viewpoints and perspectives. This programme is carried out over two years, after which students sit external examinations.
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 students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.
International Baccalaureate learner profile video
A video about the International Baccalaureate and its learner profile.