IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP)

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What is the IBMYP

The IB Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) has eight subject groups, including Language acquisition, Language and literature, Individuals and societies, Sciences, Mathematics, Arts, Physical and health education, and Design. Students who would like to eventually embark on the IBDP program can first complete the IBMYP, GCSE/IGCSE, Pre-IB or another country based curriculum within the middle school education system.

Unlike the IBDP, the IBMYP program does not have a fixed curriculum so most of the teaching content and structure are decided by individual schools. IBMYP students can choose to enter the optional e-Assessment (external assessment based on examinations and coursework) which will make them eligible for IBMYP course results and certificate.

How Cana assists students to do well in the IBMYP

At Cana, tutors assist IBMYP students in their studies by consolidating their subject knowledge through skills training, guided one-on-one discussions and coursework coaching to prepare them for their journey to the IBDP.

IBMYP Mathematics

We provide a variety of exercises from our resources bank to guide students into expressing themselves mathematically and developing sophisticated theoretical ideas to reach their potential level. These skills are essential for a successful transition to the IBDP where students will also be required to complete a written coursework (Internal Assessment).

IBMYP Sciences/ IBMYP Individuals and Societies

Most students come to CANA with a school science assignment/project e.g. lab, essays, knowledge test. Our tutors not only clarify the concepts that they have learnt at school to build a solid foundation in the Sciences, they also bridge scientific concepts to real life applications to further their interest in the subject and consolidate their understanding.

IBMYP Language and Literature / Language acquisition

At CANA, we offer language and literature / language acquisition classes on English, Chinese, French and Spanish. We aim to give students a solid foundation in literary analysis and analytical writing. Through examining a variety of literary texts, including poetry and prose, we guide them to explore core literary concepts, such as narrative point of view, characterisation and plot. These class discussions and homework exercises will allow students to gain a deeper understanding of the ideas hidden beneath words, hence equipping them to analyse unseen texts (Paper 1) and novels (Paper 2) in the IBDP.

Regular courses for IBMYP are now accepting enrollment at selected CANA centres. The course schedules are available here.

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