Baccalaureate Governance Seminar and IBPAK meeting
Representatives of 30 national private and public schools, members of the Association of IB World Schools in Pakistan (IBPAK), from 5 cities, will attend the bi-annual meeting and an IB Governance seminar.
The meeting will be chaired by Mr. Taymur Mirza, the founding Principal and visionary of The International School, Karachi (First IB World School in Pakistan), established in 1996 and the seminar will be led by International Baccalaureate educators: Mr. Richard Tangye and Dr. John Sperandio, on 4 March, at Avari Hotel. The British education system in Pakistan rose to popularity in the late 1970s and the IB education system is rising nationally in the 21st century. This is indicative and reflective of an international shift towards IB Education. Currently there are 2742 IB World Schools in the Americas (largest concentrations in US and Canada); 994 in Africa, Europe and Middle East (Largest concentration in the UK) and 704 in Asia-Pacific (largest concentrations in Australia, China and India). Pakistan was recently declared the country with the fast growth rate of IB World Schools in Asia Pacific. Mr. Kevin House, Head of School Services, from the IB Asia-Pacific office in Singapore will be speaking about the global developments of IB education system. He will be accompanied by Gregory Biggs, DP Product Manager.
the above events are Directors, Board members and Principals of Angel International College (Faisalabad) Beacon house School Systems ( Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Faisalabad), Citischool, Global System of Integrated Studies ( Islamabad), Headstart School ( Islamabad), Ilmesters Academy (Karachi),International School of Islamabad ( Islamabad), Lahore Grammar School Defence Phase 1 Campus(Lahore), Lahore Grammar School International ( Lahore), Lahore Grammar School Islamabad Campus( Lahore), Learning Alliance ( Lahore), NJs House ( Islamabad), Roots International Schools ( Islamabad), Roots Ivy International School (Rawalpindi), Roots Millennium Schools ( Islamabad), Sanjan Nagar PublicEducation Trust Higher Secondary School (Lahore), Saudi School Islamabad, ( Islamabad), Saudi School Karachi (Karachi), Sheikh Zayed International Academy ( Islamabad), SICAS Main (Lahore), The International School ( Karachi), The Learning Tree (Karachi), TLC daycare preschool activity club (Islamabad) and TNS Beacon House (Lahore).
IB Education is internationally well regarded as a leading qualification for entry into leading Universities of the World. It is a comprehensive demanding programme of study based on the focal development of skills, concepts, research, communication, enquiry and analysis.