The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is a globally recognized qualification, taken at the Class 10 level. It aims to prepare students for further academic success, and equip students with the skills needed for immediate employment.
IGCSE is a comprehensive two-year program, spread over Class 9 and 10, and leads to the final examinations which includes written and oral tests, coursework and practical assessment.
Examination sessions are held twice a year, in May/June and October/November. Results are issued in August and January.
Cambridge IGCSE is recognised by academic institutions and employers around the world. It encourages learner-centred and enquiry-based approaches to learning. It develops learners' skills in creative thinking, enquiry and problem solving, giving learners excellent preparation for the next stage in their education.
IGCSE develops learner knowledge, understanding and skills in:
- subject content
- applying knowledge and understanding to familiar and new situations
- intellectual enquiry
- flexibility and responsiveness to change
- working and communicating in English
- influencing outcomes cultural awareness
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