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Theory of Knowledge

The Theory of Knowledge (TOK) course develops in the students an interdisciplinary and coherent approach to learning that unifies the academic areas, and at the same time encourages appreciation of other cultural perspectives.

TOK encourages critical thinking about knowledge itself and aims to help young people make sense of what they encounter. It makes students aware of the nature of knowledge and personal biases and offers the chance for them to reflect and recognise the role of knowledge and apply it with greater awareness and credibility.

For the IB Diploma assessment, students are to complete an essay and create an exhibition of three objects with accompanying commentaries to explore how TOK manifests in the world.

For more information, visit https://www.ibo.org/programmes/diploma-programme/curriculum/theory-of-knowledge