The Greensprings School, Lagos, has exceeded the world average score in twelve subjects in the last examination of the 2019 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).
Reports made availabel to schoolworld, shows that IBDP is a post-secondary programme designed to prepare students for life in tertiary institutions and administered by the International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO).
Students admitted into the programme are expected to have a minimum of five credits in their O’levels (GCSEs, IGCSEs or WASSCE) including English Language and Mathematics.
According to International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO), which is the international body in charge of the sixth-form programme, the average scores of the Greensprings students in the twelve subjects exceeded that of the 1,214 schools in ninety-four countries that participated in the examination.
Acording to IBO, the subjects in which the students beat the world average include English Language, Literature, Mathematics, Biology, Computer Science, Business Management, Psychology, among others.
Mr. Abidemi Arimoro, IBDP Coordinator of Greensprings School, while reacting to the development, stated that the publication of the statistics showed that if given quality education, Nigerian students can compete favourably with their counterparts all over the world, and even go beyond.
Arimoro also remarked that the students showed a lot of determination and put in a great deal of work. Therefore, all of their achievements are well-deserved.