IST Curriculum

The curriculum at the International School of Tallinn (IST) is based on internationally recognized IB (International Baccalaureate) programmes. IB education aims to promote international mindedness in our students, helping them become responsible global citizens who understand various cultures, speak several languages fluently, are skillful with modern technology, solve complicated challenges, and collaborate across borders.

IB Programmes at IST

Primary Years Programme (PYP):

Middle Years Programme (MYP):

Diploma Programme (DP):

Curriculum Details

For an overview of the IST General Curriculum, please refer to the IST General Curriculum PDF. This document serves as an orientation map to connect our IB programs (PYP, MYP, DP). More detailed information about the studies can be found in each IB program-specific handbook, available under each program section.

By aligning with the IB curriculum, IST ensures that our students receive a high-quality education that prepares them for future challenges and opportunities in a globalized world.

Each grade has an allocated number of weekly hours for each subject, as seen in the chart below: