International Baccalaureate

   

The International Baccalaureate Program (IB) is a rigorous and highly respected pre-university program. Donovan Catholic is now one of only 15 schools in New Jersey offering the Diploma Program. The IB aligns closely with the educational philosophy at Donovan Catholic, teaching students to become both self-motivated and life-long learners along with acquiring an international-mindedness to enhance their studies. TOK, EE and CAS (abbreviations you will learn about) open up diverse learning experiences for IB students.

 

HOW DOES IB BENEFIT STUDENTS?

 

  • Studies by the IB show IB diploma graduates “feel more prepared for college-level coursework and are better able to cope with demanding workloads and time-management challenges” than their peers.

  • Developing international mindedness builds empathic understanding and prepares students for civic engagement.

  • By learning to act as interpreters instead of consumers of culture, students think for themselves rather than accept the way information is presented to them.

 

 Want to Know About IB? Check out this slide show.

 IB Pilot Year at Donovan Catholic

 IB Curriculum 2017 -2018 

CAS Guidebook

 What are TOK, EE and CAS? 

 FAQs

Comparison of IB and AP Programs

What Makes IB Programmes Unique?

 Effective Citing and Referencing 

 Apply to the IB Program at Donovan

 

Contact Information

711 Hooper Avenue
Toms River, NJ 08753
Tel. 732.349.8801
Fax. 732.349.8956

Mission Statement

The high school community of Donovan Catholic educates its students to live their faith, respect and serve others in a global society, and pursue academic excellence in a college preparatory environment.

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