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What are the advantages of different curriculums?



Imagine walking into an ice cream shop. You see a display case FULL of a range of flavours. Now who is to say which flavour is better or worse? It depends on the person eating the ice-cream right? You may like chocolate, while someone else prefers strawberry! Similarly, for curriculums, each person has a different aptitude and way of learning. 

Here is a table outlining some of the key differences and advantages of different curriculums:

Curriculum

Advantages

CBSE

- Widely recognized in India


- Strong foundation in core subjects


- Emphasis on national curriculum


-Easier to find external support in India


ISC

- Strong foundation in core subjects


- Greater focus on English language skills


- Recognized by Indian and international universities


- Easier to find external support in India



- Assessment includes coursework and final exams

IB

- Emphasis on critical thinking and inquiry-based learning


- Holistic education with a global perspective


- Encourages independent research and self-directed learning


- Recognized by universities worldwide


-Preferred for children of Ex-pats and those who keep moving countries



- Higher level subjects offer advanced academic rigor

AS/A Levels

- Subject-specific focus with in-depth study


- Flexible course combinations and specialization


- Widely recognized by universities globally


- External assessments and modular structure


- Offers a strong preparation for university


It's important to note that while these curriculums have their respective advantages, the choice of curriculum should align with individual student preferences, educational goals, and university admission requirements. Additionally, the quality of education and teaching may vary across schools, irrespective of the curriculum they follow.


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