New-wave of Internationalism in Education

India has been one of the most sought-after destinations for studies. And gone are the days, when an international school was considered elitist, luxurious, or required travel to a foreign shore. Nowadays, Education at schools in India is a unique experience that can't be replicated anywhere else. Therefore, number of international schools is rising in India recently. The best international schools in India offer quality education above the benchmark.

More than two decades of rapid economic growth has stimulated strong demand for private, international education among India’s growing middle class and schools have sprung up around the country. Most major cities now have an international school, with larger concentrations in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore and Chennai. India has 205 IB World Schools, 154 of which teach the Diploma Programme.

In last 10 years, the number of international schools in India has more than doubled. Indian education is rapidly involving international institutions for education at all levels, from pre-primary to university levels. According to International Baccalaureate(IB)(IBO 2010), India is the 6th nation with largest number of students enrolled in international schools under IB curriculum. As per the ISC Research data from January 2021, India is second in the world for its number of international schools (786 schools). The number of international schools in India has witnessed a spurt of 66 percent from 2015 to 2021. Greater accessibility and several national and state board schools gravitating towards an international curriculum.

As a result, with a melange of benefits to its credit, international schooling has created noticeable shifts in Indian education. IB is a torch bearer for resounding appreciation for its quality education, holistic development, emotional well-being, warmth, and camaraderie. Its standards not only leads the way for academic learners, but also aims to mould them into sensitive, committed, competent, and value-based individuals of tomorrow.