Founded in 1968, the International Baccalaureate® (IB) is a non-profit educational foundation offering four highly respected programs of international education that develop the intellectual, personal, emotional, and social skills needed to live, learn and work in a rapidly globalizing world.

The Learning Tree is authorized, by the IB organization, to offer the Primary Years Programme.

The IB has a hard-earned reputation for high standards of teaching, pedagogical leadership and student achievement. We work with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment.


The International Baccalaureate® (IB) is more than its educational programmes and certificates. At our heart they are motivated by a mission to create a better world through education. Read more.

Facts and Figures

The International Baccalaureate® (IB) publishes a range of statistics and information regarding the organization’s work. Read more.

What is the PYP?

The PYP prepares students to become active, caring, lifelong learners who demonstrate respect for themselves and others and have the capacity to participate in the world around them. It focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both within and beyond the classroom. Find out more about the PYP.

The PYP Curriculum

The PYP curriculum contains three key components, which explain how students learn, how educators teach, and the principles and practice of effective assessment within the programme.
Read more about the PYP curriculum.

The Written Curriculum
Taught Curriculum
Assessed Curriculum

Developing student in the PYP

The PYP focuses on the development of the whole child as an inquirer, both in the classroom and in the world outside. In promoting this aim, the programme is committed to developing the attributes of the IB learner profile among its students.


What is an IB education? (PDF)
What you need to know about the IB (PDF)
The IB: A historical perspective (PDF)
Primary Years Programme (PDF)