• Global Leadership Academy International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) Candidate School

    Global Leadership Academy is a candidate school for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP). Global Leadership is pursuing authorization this year as an IB World School.

    What is IB?

    These are schools that share a common philosophy - a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that we believe are integral for student learning.  It is recognized for its rigor and global emphasis.

    What is the MYP?

    The MYP provides excellent preparation for students to engage in the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP).  In the MYP, students study 8 subject groups throughout the year.  Learning in all subject groups is characterized by key and related concepts, global contexts, approaches to learning and action and service.  Students begin the MYP at GIA in grades 7 and 8, then continue at Global Leadership Academy in grades 9 and 10.


  • As an IB Candidate School, students strive to learn through a global lens and contribute to their community by exhibiting traits outlined by the IB Learner Profile.