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 to:
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 from and extend, the transdisciplinary themes in the PYP. Using the world as the broadest context for learning, MYP sciences can develop meaningful explorations of
The MYP Subjects at HUS
*HUS is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme* / 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 academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme* (PYP), the Middle Years Programme* (MYP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.