As parents, we all face a plethora of choices when it comes to our children’s education – and as many doubts as to which one we should go with! We have taken up some of the most commonly asked questions about the IGCSE curriculum – and answered them for you.
What does IGCSE stand for?
The International General Certificate of Secondary Education is an educational qualification that is recognized and accepted globally. It is an elaborate two-year program, where the examinations are generally taken at the culmination of the 10th grade – similar to the Class 10 CBSE board exams.
What does it mean for my child to have taken the exams?
Students who have undertaken and passed the IGCSE exams are immediately eligible for any Class 12 education and any international pre-university program such as the A or AS level or the IB Diploma.
How is it different from any other curriculum?
IGCSE is a balanced curriculum with a flexible course of study.
In comparison to other educational boards in India, IGCSE offers a larger range of subjects for students to choose from. It allows for students to freely choose their preferred subject combinations. It also encourages academic learning through a blend of theoretical and practical approaches. A student’s performance is rated on multiple factors and the final testing is not restricted to conventional rote paper-writing.
Why should I enroll my child in an IGCSE school?
There are numerous advantages a student can benefit from the IGCSE board. In addition to having a worldwide status and credibility, the syllabus offers a unique and international perspective to each subject. The curriculum also aims to ensure that each classroom is accommodative of different learning capabilities and skillsets of it students.
The IGCSE is one of the most recognized qualifications across the world. It encourages and helps develop pivotal cognitive and practical skills for its students, across the course of the program. It not only motivates students be more investigative and curious but also takes the initiative of their own academic journeys.