Service as Action is an essential component to the MYP program. Students are tasked not with committing acts of charity, but instead working with their community to understand the needs and problems that exist.  From that partnership students design projects that provide a hand up.  Students learn about the value of community and how they can take an active role in it.

The MYP Service as Action program is a qualitative rather than quantitative program. Service as Action will be assessed and reported on through Managebac. Students will be assessed on progress using a three point scale, Excellent, On-Track, and Concerning.  For further information, please access the guide.


NOVA International Schools is a Candidate School* for the MYP (Middle Years Program). This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. These are schools that share a common philosophy—a commitment to high quality, challenging, international education that NOVA believes is important for our students.
*Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme, or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted. For further information about the IB and its programmes, visit