ILG is Kosovo’s first International Baccalaureate World School!
05 May 2021
Prishtina – The ILG School is authorized by the prestigious international foundation “International Baccalaureate” (IB) for authorization as an International Baccalaureate World School. This makes ILG the first and only school in Kosovo to offer the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP). The IB PYP offers world-class education for children aged 3 – 12. It nurtures and develops young students as caring, active participants in a lifelong journey of learning.
This important milestone was achieved following the implementation of a rigorous authorization process that lasted for several years. The IB and now the ILG School provides an education fit for a globalized world: the IB emphasizes the personal development of students who shall benefit from being well prepared for college life across the world.
On this occasion, the Executive Director of the School, Ms Rachel McKinnon said: “We are excited to contribute to Kosovo’s educational landscape by bringing a strong and globally recognized brand of education to local and international students. Through its programmes, the IB ensures a quality assurance that is so needed, but it also does much more than that. The real value of the IB lies in the fact that it is motivated by a mission to create a better world through education”.
The ILG School is fully accredited with the Ministry of Education in Kosovo. In addition to the newly acquired authorization by the IB, it is also a partner of Cognia, AAIE, CEESA and NWEA. Further, the ILG School is in the process of authorization for the IB Diploma Programme (DP) and the Middle Years Programme (MYP).