IGCSE offers a wider range of subjects and encourages high academic standards through a practical approach to teaching and learning. Assessment is not limited to conventional written papers and they consist of a variety of tests e.g. oral and listening tests. The assessment is aimed at a wide ability range of students, with an eight-point grading scale, from A+ to G, with A+ being the highest. There are five Subject Groups in IGCSE with several subjects to choose from, in each group:
Education needs a holistic approach which would enable each learner to develop their individual capacities and talents at personally suitable time and pace, support learners’ growth and accomplishments, nurture their inquisitiveness, encourage a lasting questioning attitude to the world and foster individual and cultural sensitivity.
It is based on ability of a learner/student in syllabus coverage. The brighter the student, the shorter time frame can be taken for transition from class to class/level to level.
Education system Design
The system is designed to enhance learning through:
- Accelerated learning.
- Round table learning.
- Ratio teacher to student.
- Effectiveness in syllabus coverage.
- Preparation for exams.
- Evaluation (R.A.T.S and C.A.T.S).
- Information source. ( essays ,research, discussions and arguments)