The profile of the MYP:
In the process of Authorization by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), At-Tamimi International School is an IB MYP Candidate School, offering the Middle Years Programme (MYP). At-Tamimi International School is the FIRST & Only International Islamic School in Malaysia to be awarded Candidacy status by the International Baccalaureate (IB) governing body to implement the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP).
The MYP is the abbreviation of the Middle Years Programme. It is the bridge between the Diploma Programme (DP) and the Primary Years Programme (PYP). It is designed for the students aged 11-16, corresponding with our Grades 6-10 to prepare them for the DP in order to lay a solid knowledge foundation for their success in the world top universities and, as a result, they can become outstanding global citizens. The MYP is a challenging framework that encourages students to make practical connection between their studies and the real world.
The curriculum consists of eight subject groups, each requiring a minimum of 50 hours of instruction per academic year, providing students opportunities to develop the knowledge, attitude and skills they need in order to manage complexity and take responsible actions for the future. The MYP helps to prepare students for further education, the work place and a life time of learning.
During their fifth year of study in the MYP, all students are required to undertake a personal project, demonstrating what they have learned. Each student develops a personal subject independently, producing a truly personal and creative piece of work that stands as a summative review of their ability to conduct independent work.
The Key Words of MYP:
MYP aims to develop all-round development, an international and strong sense of social responsibility citizen, and to promote young people lifelong learning ability and the actual problem-solving ability. In order to achieve this educational purpose, its curriculum structure setting is very comprehensive.
MYP emphasizes learners’ active learning, inquiry-based learning, and actively cultivate students 'learning autonomy, try to build students' overall system of the various disciplines of knowledge to achieve the needs of the international community for talent.
Combine Learning and Real Life closely:
The eight subject groups (language and literature, language acquisition, individual and society, design, mathematics, art, science, physical and health education) and global themes together let students in the classroom can learn to not only stay in the books, from the "Identity and Relationships," "Positioning time and Space," "Personal and Cultural Expression," "Scientific and Technological Innovation," "Globalization and Sustainable Development", "Equity and Development" six areas to promote students' practical ability to apply knowledge to solve practical problems worldwide.
Emphasis on Learning and Teaching Methods:
In the MYP teaching process, it particularly emphasizes the difference in teaching; emphasizes the development to enhance the students' actual learning. From the exchange, society, self-management, thinking, investigation five specific aspects to carry on the concrete study method.
Emphasis on Service and Actions:
Emphasis on Service and Actions: Service as action is a vital part of the MYP Programme at At-Tamimi International School. It starts in the classroom and extends beyond it, requiring students to take an active part in the communities in which they live. Giving importance to the sense of community throughout the programme encourages responsible citizenship and seeks to deepen the student’s knowledge and understanding of the world around them. The MYP Service as Action Programme provides an avenue for experiential learning through a range of physical, service and community activities.
The IB Education Goals:
MYP in high school is making unremitting efforts for the purpose in order to let the students become a comprehensive development person on real significance. We develop and stimulate the students’ quality in the education teaching activities.