The MYP is for students aged 11 to 16 that provides a framework of learning, which encourages students to become creative, critical and reflective thinkers. The MYP emphasizes intellectual challenge, encouraging students to make connections between their studies in traditional subjects and to the real world.
It builds upon the knowledge, skills and attitudes from PYP and prepares the students to meet the academic challenges of DP.
It fosters the development of skills for communication, intercultural understanding and global engagement, qualities that are essential for life in the 21st century.
The MYP programme strives toward achieving the following:
In the MYP, the learning contexts should model authentic world settings, events and circumstances. Contexts for learning in the MYP are chosen from global contexts to encourage international-mindedness and global engagement within the programme. Global contexts direct learning toward independent and shared inquiry into our common humanity and shared guardianship of the planet. The MYP identifies six global contexts for teaching and learning that are developed and extend from, the interdisciplinary themes in the PYP. Using the world as the broadest context for learning, MYP sciences can develop meaningful explorations of:
The MYP Subjects offered at HUS
HUS is an IB continuum school since 2019.