The International Preschool Curriculum (IPC) is a preschool program for 1,5 to 7-year-old children. The IPC is represented on 6 continents; there are IPC schools in the United States, Japan, India, Malaysia, Brazil, etc.
The IPC is a play-based program that has been prepared by a team of experienced early childhood educators and academics. The program consists of 56 thematic units. All units encompass six trans-disciplinary content learning areas: (1) Language Arts; (2) Socio-Emotional Skills; (3) Numeracy; (4) Creative and Visual Arts; (5) Sciences; (6) Fine and Gross Motor Skills. The curriculum is based on proven and peer reviewed concepts that include play, inquiry and objective based learning styles.
There are five underlying themes and objectives of the IPC which are designed to cultivate critical thinking, raise self-awareness, promote an understanding of other cultures and encourage internationalism and multilingualism.