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The Different Curriculum Options

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As if there weren't many parenting concerns already, now parents have to really mull over different curriculum options available for kids in India. Earlier there were Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and various state boards. But now parents must also consider many international yllabi. There is International Baccalaureate (IB) and the Waldorf system. There is also International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) by University of Cambridge International Examinations.

Earlier, most kids in India preferred CBSE, as scoring a higher percentage in 12th class helps to get into good national colleges. In India, most competitive entrance exams for medical and engineering colleges are also CBSE-oriented. CBSE was introduced by National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) basically for the countrywide chain of Kendriya Vidyalayas. This was the best option for kids with parents in transferrable jobs.

To decide what curriculum is right for your kids, you can focus on the basic principles of these boards as well as the unique needs of your children. For older kids, their career path and choices of college can be deciding factors for their school curriculum.

According to the British Council, ‘The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and the International General Certificate of Education (IGCE) examinations are the world’s most popular international qualifications for 14 to 16-year-olds. They are your gateway to higher education or professional studies in your home country or overseas.’

For more useful information on this, you can read the articles in this ClipBook.

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