This was announced at an event to celebrate the launch of International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) curriculum, held at the Qurum Cultural Club on Monday.
IGCSE is a curriculum developed by Cambridge and considered to be the world’s most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds.
Danial Kasuri, executive director at Beaconhouse School System in Oman, said, “Knowledge is power as it gives us wisdom to take decisions in life. The new curriculum will give our students an edge over others.”
He added that its alumni has made the school and teachers proud by taking up high-level positions in several organisations.
“We are one of the largest chain of schools with branches in nine countries. There has been no looking back for us since we opened our first school in Oman in 2006. We have achieved success in every aspect. We have plans to open three more schools in the sultanate by 2016,” he said.
Aman Aziz, a class 9 student, said, “I am very excited about the IGCSE curriculum. I had joined the school in 2001 and have experienced a tremendous academic and personal growth. My grades have continuously improved with quality training from teachers. I am extremely thankful to them.”
Simmon Higgin, regional manager of the IGCSE, added, “IGCSE is one of the best curriculums that has been developed by University of Cambridge International Examinations. We have been upgrading the curriculum as per our requirements and changes from time to time. The curriculum prepares students for life's challenges. As the Beaconhouse School System embraces this system, it will go a long way in developing potential of its students.”