04 June 2018
Bringing the IBDP International Education to Iran-Tehran
Shahid Mahdavi Educational Complex
Shahid Mahdavi Educational Complex has today become the newest member of an ever growing global community of International Baccalaureate schools offering the Diploma Program. Students will be able to take the Diploma Program at the school, with the first cohort commencing their studies on September 1st.The IB has a positive impact on students, schools and their wider communities with learning going well beyond the classroom. Its unique and innovative approach to learning means both students and teachers are genuinely engaged with the programs and benefit from being a part of an unparalleled global network. Students are able to participate in international conferences and educators work with their peers internationally to ensure that the IB remains at the cutting edge of international education.
Ms. Sedigheh Mahdavi, the Head of the Board and Founder of the Complex, says:
“We wanted to offer our students a more holistic education which will instill in them the skills, knowledge, and outlook to succeed in the 21st century, both in their local community and in the wider world. At the same time, we wanted give our teachers the opportunity to be a part of an international network of experts leading the field in education. Having implemented the PYP and MYP for many years,we are now delighted to be an IBDP School and look forward to reaping the many benefits of the program.”
Adrian Kearney, Regional Director IB Africa, Europe, Middle East says:
“The IB is recognized across the world for its innovative approach to education. We strongly believe that it is important to place an equal focus on academics and other, transferable skills, in order to best prepare students for success beyond high school. That Shahid Mahdavi Educational Complex has now successfully completed the authorization process and can now start offering the IBDP in addition to the PYP and MYP being offered for six and four years respectively marks an exciting time for Shahid Mahdavi Educational Complex and more importantly, for the students who will benefit from an IB education.”
The International Baccalaureate® (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) is recognized and respected by the world’s leading universities, and evidence suggests that higher rates of DP students go on to university and higher education study than non-IB students.