Middle Years

By connecting with local and global communities, our IB program encourages every student to experience learning both in, and out of the classroom.

From the ages of 11 to 16, students at the International School of Modena follow the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IBMYP).

This programme has been created to encourage students to take increasing responsibility for their own learning process, assuming awareness and using the knowledge and skills acquired, and their personal talents, autonomously.

The MYP Curriculum includes 8 study areas and provides a broad, balanced education for the adolescent years.

Autonomy is the key that will enable students to apply what they have learned concretely and to evaluate the information they receive critically.

At IS Modena, students develop their intellectual capacities and their awareness with the help of the scientific, IT and art laboratories. At the centre of the teaching activities, however, are the extra-curricular activities. These aim to include and, at the same time, go beyond the traditional subjects to emphasize their interdisciplinary nature. Students are therefore led to develop a “holistic” vision of knowledge.

Please visit the dedicated section to download the Curriculum Guides.

The Middle Years Programme of the International Baccalaureate encourages students to make links between their studies and the real world.

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