The Advanced Level, commonly known as A Level or A Levels, is a world renowned pre-university qualification. The A Levels is commonly offered by Pearson International and Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) in the Southeast Asian region. Students usually complete at least three subjects in a span of two years. The A Levels is widely recognised and is a ticket to enter universities worldwide, especially in the United Kingdom.
Here are the international schools in Myanmar that offer the A Levels:
The school is one of the institutions under Brainworks - Total, a group of K-12 integrated schools providing preschool, primary, secondary and pre-university education. Brainworks Total International School Yangon offers the IGCSE and A Level examination. The school’s syllabus also highlights the importance of the Burmese language and Myanmar culture. Students who need help in the English language can attend WISE Classes (Weekend Integrated School for English).
Mandalay International Science Academy is part of BFI Education Services and offers the Cambridge Curriculum leading to the IGCSE examinations. Students can sit for the A Levels or IB Diploma Programme at pre-university level. The school was established in 2000 and is known for offering challenging pre-university programmes to students aged 16 to 19 years old.
Established in 2009, Myanmar International School provides a British based education to students aged three to 18 years old. Students are taught the British Curriculum and Cambridge Curriculum at primary and secondary school levels. The IGCSE and A Level examinations are offered at Myanmar International School.
Myanmar International School Yangon fully offers the British Curriculum from preschool to pre-university levels. The Early Years Foundation Stage is implemented in the preschool syllabus. Students also sit for the IGCSE and A Level examination. The school adopts a house system where students are grouped into the Tigers, Cobras, Scorpions or Eagles houses. Community service is also important at the school as students are encouraged to serve local and global communities through various programmes.
The school originally started off as Network Early Childhood Care and Development Centre in 1996. Over the years the school expanded to include primary and secondary school students. Network International School - Secondary officially opened in 2011. Five years later, the Primary building was built to unite students aged two to 18 years old in one campus. The school offers the British Curriculum leading up to the IGCSE examination. The A Levels will be offered in 2020.
Established in 2016, Promise - An International School is a co-educational, faith-based international school. Students from preschool to pre-university levels are welcomed to join the school. The British Curriculum, IGCSE and A Levels are offered by Promise - An International School. In addition, Information Technology is integrated into the primary years’ syllabus and can be taken as an elective subject for the IGCSE.
Royal British International School opened its doors in 2017 and offers a combination of the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Cambridge International Primary Curriculum at primary school level. Secondary school students are taught the Cambridge Curriculum to prepare them for the IGCSE. A Levels is offered at pre-university level. In addition to English as the medium of instruction, Mandarin and Spanish are also offered.
The school is accredited by both the Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB) and the Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE). Singapore International School accepts students from Pre-Nursery to Grade 12. A combination of the Singapore Curriculum and IB Primary Years Programme and Middle Years Programme is offered. Students can sit for the Singapore International Primary School Examination (iPSLE) and the IGCSE at the end of secondary school. A Levels is offered at pre-university level.