Jeddah Knowledge International School (JKS) is a leading innovative school in Jeddah, known for its quality of education, well-rounded environment, and its commitment to academic excellence.
As a school, we believe in the importance of a well-rounded education that integrates a rigorous academic curriculum with the development of life-long skills, values and attitudes. Our staff strives to prepare all our students to succeed in a demanding and ever-evolving global society.
Our academic program strives towards “Academic Excellence” and it covers the American and International Baccalaureate standards of learning, supervised by our Heads of Departments, PYP, MYP, DP, and Subject Coordinators.
JKS’ buildings were built according to international specifications on a 40,000 square meter plot of land. It is fully air-conditioned, and equipped with security cameras, a fire alarm system, intercoms and a paging system.
All students at JKS have access to a strong support system. Individual teachers, dedicated support staff help and guide them.
Theory of Knowledge (TOK) is obligatory for every IB Diploma candidate, as it is a key element in the educational philosophy of the IB. Its purpose is to stimulate critical reflection upon the knowledge students have acquired in their schooling and in their life outside the classroom. It examines the origins and validity of various forms of knowledge. Areas of TOK will also be incorporated into each of the student’s subject area classes as well throughout the course. Furthermore, the various subject areas may come under evaluation and discussion within the TOK class itself.
Students are given opportunities to:
TOK is a course that is taken by the student during the junior and senior years of their program. It is a discussion based course that concentrates on the following topics:
(a) knowledge, belief, and reality
(b) knowledge and the inherent roles of thought and language
(c) the principles of sound reasoning
(d) systems of knowledge – mathematics, natural sciences, human sciences, history
(e) values and judgments – moral, political, aesthetic
(f) knowledge and truth
TOK requires students to:
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