New Delhi said: On August 11, the Government of Delhi signed an agreement with the International Baccalaureate (IB) Board. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the IB will be linked to the Delhi Board of School Education (DBSE).
The Prime Minister said that the IB operates in 159 countries and belongs to 5,500 schools around the world. Now, schools under DBSE will receive an education on an international level. Mr. Kejriwal added that private schools can also join DBSE.
The Delhi government signs a memorandum of understanding with the International Baccalaureate (IB). The International Baccalaureate (IB) will link with the upcoming Delhi Board of School Education. Now, Delhi’s educational revolution will reach new heights through the collaboration between DBSE and IB, “tweeted Mr. Kejriwal.
“The IB Board should be the knowledge partner of DBSE (Delhi board of School Education) to provide support in curriculum, assessment and teacher training. This is a great step in ensuring a top-notch education, for all children, including those from the poorest families, Tweeted Mr. Sisodia, He is also the Minister of Education in Delhi.
DBSE will start with 30 affiliated schools. The Delhi government has said that 20 Specialized Schools of Excellence (SoSE) will be launched under the supervision of the board of directors by August 15. According to a report, all specialized schools of excellence will teach the International Baccalaureate curriculum.
The Delhi School Board of Education SoSEs will serve students in grades 9-12 who have a special competence and interest in specific areas of study including science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), humanities performing, arts visuals and the end of the 21st century. competences, according to the Government of the National Capital. Of the 20 SoSEs in Phase 1, eight will specialize in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), 5 will specialize in humanities and 21st century skills, and two will specialize in visual and performing arts.
In the first year, admission to grade 9 specialty schools will be offered in the humanities, visual and performing arts, and high-level skills of the 21st century. In STEM schools, admission will be offered to students in grades 9 and 11. An aptitude test for admission to SoSE will be conducted and the admission schedule will be announced later.