Compass International School Doha has been named one of Newsweek’s ‘International Baccalaureate (IB) Noteworthy Schools of 2019’, the third year in a row that the school was named in the prestigious category by premier news magazine Newsweek.

Newsweek IB noteworthy schoolsCelebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, IB is taught to over 1.4 million students at over 5,000 schools in 153 countries. The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) is highly valued by universities for its capacity to develop a student’s academic and personal potential. IBDP prepares students for 21st century skills, including global mindedness, cultural sensitivity, leadership, teamwork, problem-solving and critical thinking.

Dr Terry Creissen OBE, Executive Principal of Compass International School Doha was delighted that their school has been recognised as one of Newsweek’s ‘International Baccalaureate Noteworthy Schools’ for the third time. He said that the programme offers students the best possible international education and inspires them to continue to be ambitious in their studies at leading universities around the world.

Compass International School Doha offers the internationally acclaimed IB Diploma Programme at the Madinat Khalifa Campus for Year 12 and 13 students, aged 16 to 18 years old.

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