IPC and

international mindedness

services_image

In today's increasingly interdependent world, it is more important than ever to ensure children are prepared for their roles as global citizens. The IPC strives to educate and develop children into 21st Century Learners - internationally minded individuals who respect and celebrate diversity.

Schools that follow the new National Curriculum for England are under increased scrutiny to incorporate international learning aligned with the Department of Education's recently released guidance on promoting British values – ideals which have always been covered in our IPC units through international mindedness and IPC’s other embedded values.

Each IPC unit has embedded within it, across the different subjects, learning-focused activities that help children start developing a global awareness and gain an increasing sense of themselves, their community and the world around them, as well as inspiring positive action and engagement with global issues. In addition to this, each thematic IPC unit of work includes specific tasks related to International as a subject in its own right, as well as encouraging schools to explore the unit from the perspectives of both the ‘host’ country (the country ‘hosting the school’) and ‘home’ country (the country which children call ‘home’).

No matter where you are in the world, the IPC can support your school in developing internationally minded children.

 

 

request free sample

Download your International Mindedness samples and the new IPC Brochure!

request now

about the

international primary curriculum

The IPC is one of the fastest-growing curricula in the world today, with nearly 1,800 member schools in more than 90 different countries. It is a comprehensive curriculum for 3-12 year olds, made up of over 130 exciting, engaging and globally relevant thematic units of work, which are designed around a clear process of learning and with specific learning goals for subject, personal and international learning.

With its own AfL programme, the IPC provides immediate support for teachers and learners through its comprehensive design and rigour, whilst being flexible enough for each school to adapt the planning and build on their own strengths.

The IPC also has an Early Years Programme designed for children from 3-5 years of age. This follows a developmental approach, providing teachers with a range of flexible learning activities to meet the learning needs of every individual child.

Each IPC unit of work is designed around one core purpose: improving children’s learning. Our world-class writers have created a range of cross-curricular units based on globally relevant themes that excite children and teachers alike.

For more information on the IPC, latest news and courses, please visit: www.greatlearning.com/ipc

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Phasellus vestibulum feugiat ligula in lobortis. Donec gravida eu turpis et fermentum. In et commodo nunc, tincidunt efficitur lacus. Quisque eget erat vel ipsum consequat rhoncus quis ac ante. In mollis orci mi, ut aliquet elit sollicitudin et. Aliquam erat volutpat. Vivamus accumsan nunc sapien, nec ullamcorper metus vestibulum maximus.

Donec vulputate vel tellus sit amet aliquet. Aliquam tellus eros, pellentesque at molestie ac, vestibulum non ex. Nam euismod pretium lectus nec bibendum. Nunc tincidunt suscipit leo, vitae porta lacus dignissim pulvinar. Aenean efficitur urna ac ante pulvinar, at lobortis nulla vehicula.

Nulla eget turpis ut erat tincidunt blandit quis quis justo. Phasellus sem nisl, sollicitudin sit amet ligula fermentum, mattis rutrum nulla. Phasellus eu dui nec sapien tincidunt maximus eget sit amet justo. In et risus id libero lobortis interdum id sit amet libero.

Pellentesque volutpat blandit ante, a semper arcu scelerisque eget. Praesent mollis in est sit amet lobortis. Maecenas at sodales felis. Suspendisse suscipit lobortis ipsum, quis porta urna maximus vel.

Request Free sample materials & the new IPC info pack
about-image

request free sample

Download your International Mindedness samples and the new IPC Brochure!

request now

What others are saying

School leaders have developed the International Primary Curriculum to provide pupils with a wide range of exciting opportunities for learning in a range of subjects, as well as from frequent school trips and events. The curriculum promotes their spiritual, moral, social and cultural development well and encourages good behaviour. Pupils develop a good understanding and appreciation of many different faiths and cultures. During the inspection an inspiring assembly gave pupils a fascinating insight into the Muslim faith. Pupils learn to respect all cultures, religions and life styles. This prepares them well for life in modern Britain.

OFTSED Report January 2015

St Columb Minor Academy

There is real depth to the IPC. The learning goals and the learning process are the real strengths of IPC. It does a great job of making the learning goals explicit so we all know where we’re heading for. And it takes us through a learning process that immediately engages children and helps them to see a purpose to what they’re learning.

Principal of Elementary

SJI International School, Singapore

The IPC Assessment for Learning programme has enabled our teachers and learners to manage skills acquisition at our school. Used as a key part of the learning process, its simple, yet incredibly powerful, purpose is to record what learners are currently able to do and then provide advice and support in making their next steps. An added bonus for us is then reporting this authentic learning to our parents through the online tracking tool.

David Griffiths

Head of Primary, Nexus International School, Malaysia

You get these amazing ideas, which are stimulating and exciting to work with that form the teaching framework of the unit. I have the reassurance that learning objectives are being met but there’s also room for me to be creative and enthused about what I’m teaching as well as make the unit suit the needs of my children. I love that the IPC can be adapted to meet the needs of every child. This challenging curriculum really does engage and promote independent learning, contributing towards the fun and active classroom environment that I’m in today.

Year 1 teacher

Kingsmead Primary School, Hackney, London, UK

Our students require a high level of repetition in order to consolidate their learning, and the IPC cross-curricular links are so vast that children are constantly making links and connections to themes, whether they are in a Science, Music or Geography lesson! The creativity and flexibility in the units have given teachers a renewed enthusiasm for lesson planning, which in turn engages and motivates children of all abilities. Teachers and students have been invigorated by the huge scope for exciting learning opportunities offered by this curriculum.

Karen Hart

Head of Year Villa Real School, Durham

Children now learn through enquiring, investigating and collaborating together, as well as through creative approaches to learning such as painting, model-making and role-play; all hands-on, shared, problem-solving experiences that encourage them to lead their own learning and to think for themselves. The IPC is fun but with a clear purpose and direction. It’s making our children adaptable, resourceful and independent in their learning.

David Lowder

Former Headteacher, St. John’s International School, Bangkok, Thailand

Get in touch!

Request Free international mindedness samples
& the new IPC BROCHURE

About Your School
Contact Details
Please complete the form and click the “send” button to download your materials on the next page.

 

Disclaimer

We only use your personal details to answer your request and to provide you with a good service. We never share your personal details with third party organisations without your consent.