Why choosing the IB MYP at TC?

Engage yourself in an education with an international focus at a comprehensive school in the Växjö municipality.

International Baccalaureate, IB, is an international education in schools throughout the world and since the spring of 2014 has been available even find in Växjö at Teleborg centrum school where TC was accepted as an IB-candidate school. IB- schools share a common engagement and are passionate about an education with high quality that aim to make connections between their studies and the community.

The interest for an IB-education has thus been great and we now have IB-classes from year 7 to year 9. This means that we presently offer the MYP - Middle Years Programme - from MYP 2 to MYP 4. The IB underlines intellectual challenge and provides a structure for learning that encourages IB students to be creative, critical and reflective thinkers.

Extract from the IB mission statement:

The International Baccalaureate, IB, aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

Why should you choose the IB at TC?

  • You will benefit from a greater understanding of the world around you
  • You will benefit from working problem-based and through cross-curricular teaching.
  • You will benefit from an education that will help you develop your ability to communicate in English and Swedish.
  • You will benefit from an excellent essential education form if you wish to study abroad.
  • You will be well-prepared to (for example) study IB’s Diploma programme at high school.

Please contact us on the IB MYP at TC to hear more.
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Applying for IB classes at TC

Please contact the school for more information.

IB Philosophy

We strive to develop our students as analytical, inquiring and communicative individuals.  On the IB programme students are to become conscious of their own development of knowledge and develop their ability to solve problems in different forms and in different ways.

An important part of the IB pedagogy is to give students insight and an understanding for the world around them both locally and globally. 

Both theoretical and practical subjects work together to develop the students’ creativity and personal develop.  Our goal is that students shall be active, engaged and constantly inquisitive in their learning.

IB Pedagogical Strategy

The IB strives to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people that help to create a better world through understanding and respect for different cultures.  The IB Programme aims to empower its students across the whole world to become, active, engaged and naturally curious in their learning.  The IB’s pedagogical strategy also aims to empower its pupils to think and act both locally and globally, whilst giving the pupils an insight and an understanding that other people with their differences can also be

Learner Profile

Pupils should be conscious of their own knowledge development and develop different ways to manage for example: problem solving.  The ability to communicate therefore is extremely important.  The IB
programme also lays all the more significant focus on developing the whole person, where all subjects and a structure of school life beyond the lesson work together strive to generate pupils’ creativity and personal development.


Students that study in our IB-classes follow in parallel, both the Swedish curriculum LGR11 requirements and IB’s International curriculum objectives.  These two curricular are similar to each other with similar goals. Simply put, LGR 11 provides the subject content, whilst the IBO steers and assures the IB pedagogical delivery of that content. The IBO outlines a pedagogical strategy that is used as a framework of education that the Swedish national curriculum fits into.


The IB is an international education that can be found throughout the world.  The language of instruction at TC is divided evenly up into both English and Swedish.


IB education lends itself to teaching that is cross-curricular in nature.  MYP for example, has 8 subject areas

  • Language acquisition
  • Language and Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Sciences
  • Individuals and Societies
  • Design
  • Arts
  • Physical and Health Education 


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