Dear friends of the IGS,
There has been little good news in the past few weeks. However, regardless of the challenging times, there has been some for the IGS community today – a good reason to celebrate.
On Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 1:55 p.m. the International German School HCMC (IGS) received the authorization letter from the IB.
The International German School HCMC (IGS) is thus officially the 14th IB World School in Vietnam and from the school year 2020/2021 onwards will be offering the IB diploma program in German/ English for our students.
This is the successful completion of a process that has been in preparation over four years. We thank all the teachers, especially the IB team, our parents, the students involved, our other students and the SBH for their support during this process.
Our special thanks go to our IB coordinator, Ms. Barnickel. With her systematic, very thorough work, she has carefully and successfully prepared the IGS for one of the greatest milestones in the history of the school.
The IB representatives especially appreciated that the entire school community, a broad spectrum of people consisting of students, parents, teachers, the school board and the administration, showed understanding and commitment to the diploma program.
We are particularly proud that the IBO certified the IGS with no provisions – “no matters to be addressed”.
We look forward to starting this demanding program together with our students.
Stay healthy and enjoy this great success together with us in this difficult time.
Head of School