1. Become life-long learner

Learn “how to learn” using communication, research, self-management, collaboration and critical thinking skills.

2. Learn by doing and experiencing

Through the MYP community project, you learn to service the community and connect what you learn in the classroom to “real life”.

3. The MYP encourages critical thinking

It teaches you to analyse and evaluate issues, generate novel ideas and consider new perspectives.

4. Explore global challenges

The MYP helps you increase your understanding of the world by exploring globally significant ideas and issues.

5. Learn for understanding

Not just to memorize facts or topics and prepare for exams.

6. Train yourself to:

a. Organize and plan your work;
b. Meet deadlines;
c. Concentrate;
d. Bounce Back;
e. Persist;
f. Think positively.

7. Subjects are not taught in isolation

You are encouraged to make connections between subjects.

8. It empowers you to develop your talents

Feel empowered to prove what you know and earn the MYP certificate or MYP course results.

9. It prepares you for future education

Prepare yourself for the IB Diploma Programme or IB Career-related Programme delivered by IB World Schools globally.

10. It encourages international-mindedness

The MYP helps you critically appreciate your own culture and personal history, as well as the values and traditions of others.

*Based on IB research