IGCSE Booklet ENG - Page 10

GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES

Exam Board - Cambridge International

Young people face unprecedented challenges in an interconnected and information-heavy world, not least in how they will gain a sense of their own active place in the world and cope with changes that will impact on their life chances and life choices.

Cambridge IGCSE Global Perspectives candidates will have opportunities to acquire and apply a range of skills to support them in these challenges, including:

• researching, analyzing and evaluating information

• developing and justifying a line of reasoning

• reflecting on processes and outcomes • communicating information and reasoning

• collaborating to achieve a common outcome.

Candidates explore stimulating topics that have global significance.

They learn to collaborate with others from another culture, community or country.

They assess information critically and explore lines of reasoning.

They learn to direct their own learning and develop an independence of thought.

Component 1 Written Examination 1 hour 15 minutes

Component 2 Individual Report coursework

Component 3 Team Project coursework