International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)
The IGCSE is a comprehensive two-year educational programme administered by the University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). It is firmly established and universally recognized qualification among international schools and universities. The IGCSE curriculum is a balanced mix of practical experience and theoretical knowledge. It is designed in such a way that can help develop a mind which is analytical, creative, inquisitive, and think globally, take responsibility for their learning.
The IGCSE curriculum offers sound international education that prepares the student for higher-level courses such as AS and A level, IBDP, and the North American APT (Advanced Placement Test). The curriculum evolves and brings in various cultures within a global context, hence recognizing and valuing one’s environment. Cambridge IGCSE helps improve learning experience by developing skills in creative thinking and problem-solving.
The IGCSE course is divided into 5 groups:
- Humanities and Social Sciences Creative, Technical, and Vocational
The ethos of the council
- Trust and Fair Play
- Minimum Monitoring
- Allow Schools to evolve own niche – Progressive Institutions
- Needs of the children – Renew their objectives
- Freedom to experiment with new ideas and practices
- The schools must continuously evolve – ‘You won’t skid if you stay in a rut’
- Diversity and Plurality – The basic strength of evolution of ideas
- Schools must motivate pupil towards the cultivation of Indian morals
- Excellence – The Indian experience
- Values – Spiritual and Cultural – to be the Bed Rock of the educational experience
- Schools to have ‘Indian Ethos’ and strong roots in the National Psyche.
Be sensitive to national aspirations