First Class of SEK-Qatar Students achieving the International Baccalaureate MYP and DP Programs
SEK International School Qatar has achieved a high important milestone by celebrating the graduation of the first class to complete the Middle Year Program (MYP) and the Diploma Program (DP) of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB).
Twenty MYP students and eleven DP students celebrated their graduation in the presence of SEK President, Ms. Nieves Segovia, and the Ambassador of Spain to Qatar, HE Ignacio Escobar Guerrero.
The objective of these programs is to train young people on engaging actively in the learning process and offer them all the opportunities to join the best universities all over the world.
The Middle Years Program is dedicated to students between 12 and 16 years old. And through the program, the students will understand the complexity of the societies in which we live and will develop an open and sympathetic attitude toward the world.
On the other hand, the Diploma Program is allocated to the 16-18 age category. It promotes the development of community conscience at local and international levels, and allows the students to explore their interests and passions.
SEK International School Qatar was established in 2009 within the scope of the Outstanding Schools Program of the Qatari Ministry of Education. In the context of this project, the Ministry elects the best international schools and invites them to set up in the country. The school embraces currently more than 70 nationalities among students, and more than 25 among teachers. SEK-Qatar is a mixed and multilingual international school in Qatar, comprising an advanced learning campus located in the modern district of West Bay – Doha. The English is the teaching language, knowing that the school offers as well Spanish and Arabic courses to all students.
SEK-Qatar offers the IB programs since pre-school until Grade 12. SEK schools use the curriculum framework of the IB, which combines a strict course of study with a methodology which promotes competence development. The IB offers high quality courses of study to a community of prestigious schools all over the world.
Currently, SEK International Schools embrace more than 5500 resident and non-resident students, aged between 0 and 18 years old, of more than 70 nationalities, in their locations within Doha (Qatar), Madrid, Barcelona, Almeria, Pontevedra, Dublin (Ireland), and the Alps (France). On its part, Camilo José Cela University has 3500 students, and considers the innovation, the interdisciplinarity, and the internationality among its principal marks of identity.