Individuals and societies
The Individuals and societies course integrates the teaching of various social science disciplines, including history, geography, economics, politics, and psychology. This course seeks to help students develop an awareness of and respect for different values, beliefs, cultures and ideas. At ISU Individuals and societies strives to promote self-awareness, empathy and a knowledge and understanding of the world’s people and places. The analytical, decision-making and investigative skills required in MYP Individuals and societies also serve as a foundation for the skills and methodologies required in the various subjects in group three of the Diploma Programme. The MYP Individuals and societies course is assessed against four criteria, each with a maximum achievement level of eight.
MYP Individuals and societies assessment criteria:
- Criterion A: Knowing and understanding
- Criterion B: Investigating
- Criterion C: Communicating
- Criterion D: Thinking critically
MYP Individual and Societies Subject Brief can be accessed here.
Individuals and societies course overviews can be accessed from these links: