Beijing World Youth Academy, sponsored by the International Youth Exchange Centre under the Chinese Youth League Central Committee, is a secondary school founded with the sanction of the Beijing Municipal Education Commission to enroll both Chinese and overseas students, aged 11 to 19. WYA is authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) to offer students aged 16 to 19 the Diploma Programme, a world famous and globally recognized qualification. 80% of the 65 foreign graduates of 2003 have been admitted into famous universities, such as Harvard, Peking, Tsinghua and Fudan.
IB Diploma Programme (IBDP)
A two-year course for motivated students aged 16 to 19 who are looking to gain acceptance to prestigious universities around the world. Pre-IB (grade 10) students who pass their final exams can be directly promoted to IBDP.
IB Middle Years Programme (MYP)
An International Baccalaureate junior high school programme for students aged 10 to 16. MYP helps students participate actively and responsibly in a changing and increasingly interrelated world. Text books are well-chosen from middle school text books of the U.K. , the U.S.A. and China according to the curriculum requirements. MYP prepares students to continue study in the rigorous IB Diploma Programme.
Chinese as a Foreign Language for Foreigners (CFL)
A Chinese language course for students who have just started learning Chinese. Although the focus is on the Chinese language, fundamental subjects are also introduced so that the student may enter the Chinese high school curriculum on completion of the course.
(Source: Beijing World Youth Academy)