Primary Years Program (IB PYP)

The Primary Years Programme (PYP) is underpinned by six transdisciplinary themes around which learning is planned:

  • Who we are
  • Where we are in place and time
  • How we express ourselves
  • How the world works
  • How we organize ourselves
  • Sharing the planet

These themes are selected for their relevance to the real world. They are described as transdisciplinary because they focus on issues that go across subject areas. The transdisciplinary themes help teachers to develop a programme of inquiry. Teachers work together to develop investigations into important ideas, which require a substantial and high level of involvement on the part of students.

For specific information about ISR’s IB Primary Years Program, please contact the PYP coordinator: nilde.pais@isr.ch and view the PDF document on the left.

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