De Los Guayacanes N51-69 y Carmen Olmo Mancebo Quito - Ecuador
Phone 1: +5932 2401896 Phone 2: +5932 2401897
e-mail:info@sekquito.com

Curriculum

Curriculum

Early childhood is a crucial phase in the personality development process. In this stage, the learning basis and essential foundations for later stages are set. Hence, the importance of fostering the child’s social and emotional development by providing a variety of meaningful experiences that may let him/her learn through a discovery process. 

 

Groups of children between 2, 3, 4 and 5 years old

Schedules:

From: 8h00 to 12h00 am, including lunch

From: 8h00 to 16h00 pm, all services included

 

Activities: English, Mandarin, Swimming, Early Stimulation, Physical education, Sports.

 

Preschool Education aims to develop children’s physical, social, emotional and cognitive development.

 

We offer motivational educational experiences that assure children’s immersion in their natural, social and cultural environment.

 

For children aged 6 to 11 years.

Main goal: Our students are involved in a curriculum that develops the know how to think, do and act skills in different circumstances.

Curriculum: Our curriculum develops the practice of values, multiculturalism, intelligence development and respect for the environment.

English Subjects: Language and Literature, Social Studies and Natural Sciences.

 

 

Our main objective is to facilitate the growth of our students into open-minded men and women who can think critically, who are tolerant and respectful and who love progress and culture. In order to achieve this goal we have launched new teaching initiatives which accelerate the learning cycle of our students in a constructive environment of emotional motivation.

The following aspects should be emphasized:

Project-based learning, a more interdisciplinary style and the extensive study of the English language which will endow students with an all-important multicultural perspective of the world we live in.

Education in ethical values continues to be at the center of the whole teaching process. Both academic performance and correct behavior at School will be the basic parameters in the process of selection and permanence of everybody in the School community.

 

The programs of this baccalaureate provide a rigorous intellectual education and a committed social formation, and are recognized by prestigious universities at national and international level. This guarantees an integral learning and a successful projection to our students, particularly if they wish to continue their studies in foreign universities, in more than 160 countries around the world.

Our students have the option to take the International Baccalaureate, receiving the diploma granted by this organization in parallel to the bachelor's degree.

 

DIPLOMA PROGRAM

Students who finish the first year of BGU are ready to start the third and last International Baccalaureate Program called "DP-Diploma Program", which lasts two school years. It consists of three core components and six groups of subjects out of which the student chooses one per group according to their aptitudes and interests.

The International Baccalaureate Program has been recognized by the Ministry of Education as the only baccalaureate program taught by the SEK-ECUADOR International School, Quito.

Our students, upon completion of the aforementioned program of studies with all its curricular components and final evaluation will obtain the bachelor's degree of the Republic of Ecuador granted by the Ministry of Education and the diploma or International Baccalaureate Diploma awarded by the IBO.

Students who want to start the Program with the intention of presenting themselves for examination, prior to obtaining the IB Diploma, must meet the requirements set up by our school. On the contrary, students who are not interested in obtaining the IB Diploma have the option of choosing not to take the final IB exams in May of each year. This must be informed at the beginning of the first Diploma year.

 

MYP-Middle Years Program

The MYP proposes a rigorous academic framework that encourages students aged 12 to 16 to establish practical connections between their studies and the real world, which prepares them to succeed in their future formation and in their lives.

It is a four-year program in which adequate preparation for the Diploma Program (DP) is promoted. The MYP aims to motivate students and help them achieve success in school and in life outside the classroom.

The MYP offers students the opportunity to develop their potential, explore their own learning preferences, take appropriate risks and develop a deep sense of their personal identity and reflect on it.

The MYP aims to train students to take an active role in their learning, having an international mentality, developing the intellectual capacity and the skills to give their life a purpose and meaning.

 

PEP-Primary School Program

The IB Primary School Program, for children from 3 to 13 years old, focuses on the integral development of the child and its capacity to inquiry and discovery, both in the classroom and in the world around it.

The program:

  • Encourages students to have an international mindset.
  • Motivates them to show a positive attitude towards learning, by developing their curiosity and understanding of the learning process so that their vocation to learn lasts all throughout their lives.
  • Encourages them beyond the limits of traditional subjects through deep and meaningful inquiries about real issues.
  • The IB Primary School Program is a framework that structures the learning activities of the entire school community.

 

What’s the MYP?

The Middle Years Program (MYP) is an International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) program.  It is a rigorous academic framework that encourages students aged 11 to 16 years old, to make practical connections between their studies and the real world.

Students who complete the MYP have an adequate preparation to study the IB Diploma Program (DP).

The MYP aims to help students develop their personal understanding, their emerging sense of themselves and responsibility in their community.

The MYP curriculum framework comprises eight subject groups, providing a broad and balanced education for early adolescents.

The MYP aims to develop students who are:

  • Active learners
  • Internationally minded
  • Able to empathize with others
  • Have the intellect and skills to pursue lives with purpose and meaning.

It offers students opportunities to:

  • develop their potential
  • explore their own learning preferences
  • take appropriate risks
  • reflect on, and develop, a strong sense of personal identity.

Research shows that students participating in the MYP:

  • build confidence in managing their own learning
  • learn by doing, connecting the classroom to the larger world
  • outperform non-IB students in critical academic skills
  • consistently have greater success in IB Diploma Program examinations
  • thrive in positive school cultures where they are engaged and motivated to excel
  • develop an understanding of global challenges and a commitment to act as responsible citizens.

At a time when students are establishing their identity and building their self-esteem, the MYP program can motivate students and help them to achieve success in school and in life beyond the classroom.

More info:

  • http://www.ibo.org/es/programmes/middle-years-programme/

International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program overview

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfDi0QYE5G4

What’s the MYP?

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRu_x3KTV_Y

The Primary Years Program for children from 3 to 12 years old, focuses on the child´s development as a inquirer not only in the classroom but also in the world around him.

The program:

  • Fosters in students an international mentality.
  • Intsills in students a positive attitude toward learning by developing their curiosity and understanding of their learning process to maintain it for a lifetime.
  • Goes beyond the boundaries of traditional subjects by offering deep and meaningful inquiries related to real issues.
  • PYP is a framework that structures learning activities involving the entire school´s community.

 The six transdisciplinary themes are the characteristic features of the PYP:

  • Who we are
  • Where we are in place and time
  • How we express ourselves
  • How the world works
  • How we organize ourselves
  • Sharing the planet.

PYP attributes: This Program seeks to foster in students the practice of attributes that are part of its profile:

  •          Caring
  •          Balanced
  •          Communicator
  •          Open minded
  •          Reflective
  •          Inquirer
  •          Risk Taker
  •          Principled
  •          Thinker
  •          Knowledgeable

 

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