Curriculum

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The following summarizes the prioritisation / international orientation of the ISK Tirol: „Language & Communication“, "Applied Sciences & Research" and "Creativity & IT in a Global Society"  

English will be the common denominator of language diversity. In addition to English being used as the language of instruction in all subjects, the school also offers German, Spanish or French.

In addition to the usual subjects taught at Oberstufenrealgymnasium, ISK Tirol also emphasizes English Preparation, German Immersion, sports and exercise, personal development, creativity (Music, Visual Arts, Drama in Education) and social responsibility.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP)

ISK Tirol as an "IB World School" is authorized to offer the IB Diploma Programme (recognised worldwide). The subjects will be at the core of our school education and learning.

 

For the two-year IB Diploma Programme (grades 11 and 12) the students must do the following:

 

  • Choose six subjects from six subject groups
  • Write a research paper (extended essay)
  • Enrol for the subject theory of knowledge
  • Take part in the CAS programme (creativity, action, service).

CAS: Socially interactive, creative human beings are committed to service and support for others. Ability to maintain relationships, social responsibility, solidarity and constructive action are developed and promoted and the young people come into contact with different cultures and world views.

 

Students choose three out of the six IB subjects at higher level (240 teaching hours in grades 11 and 12) and three subjects at standard level (150 teaching hours in grades 11 and 12). For detailed information, please refer to www.ibo.org