The DP at IST

The DP was introduced at IST in 1983. The DP is a two year programme based primarily on courses leading to the IB Diploma or IB Certificates.

IST offers a wide range of standard level and higher level courses. Course selection at this stage in a student’s life entails important decisions and should be made in consultation with parents, teachers and a counsellor. These choices must take into account each student’s

  • long-term education and career goals,
  • demonstrated skills and strengths, and
  • current interests.
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Useful Documents

How to motivate your child throughout the IB Diploma Programme

You child's excellence can be found in all aspects of a well-balanced education and lifestyle. Download the eBook below to learn how you can motivate and inspire your inside and outside of the IB Diploma Programme.

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IST offers an incredible breadth of opportunities to students allowing them to achieve according to their interests. Whether your child is an aspiring athlete, accomplished musician, budding scientist or passionate advocate for the underdog, they'll find support and inspiration to take on new challenges in our exceptionally diverse community.


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Secondary Campus: In Pictures

The International School of Tanganyika is proud to be accredited by / a member of these respected organisations:

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Child protection is extremely important. IST’s Child Protection Policy (Section 7.15 >>) together with procedures to verify the previous employment for new job applicants is part of our commitment to ensure all members of the IST community are informed and educated regarding symptoms of child abuse for the protection of all of our students.

Welcome to IST Secondary

Blair Peterson
blair peterson principal

Vice Principal
trixie siemens vice principal

Director of Teaching and
tom triller director of teaching and learning
Jeremy George
DP Coordinator
jeremy george diploma program coordinator
Juliana Karubi
Office Manager
juliana karubi office manager
Mwamy Sykes
Admissions Director
mwamy sykes admissions director