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IB History students are currently delving into the captivating world of the Renaissance as part of their academic journey. Embracing a holistic and experiential approach to education, the college endeavors to integrate various disciplines seamlessly.

Last month, these students embarked on a multifaceted exploration, immersing themselves in the works of literary giants such as Dante and Machiavelli while unraveling the intricacies of the late Renaissance, known as the Siglo d’Oro. As a pivotal component of their learning experience, they recently embarked on a captivating excursion to El Prado Museum, where they had the unique opportunity to scrutinize the profound humanist philosophy that permeated the art of the 15th to 17th centuries.

This enriching excursion epitomizes our commitment to practical and transdisciplinary learning methodologies, fostering an environment where students are encouraged to forge connections between disparate subjects. Beyond the confines of traditional classroom settings, our students are empowered to glean insights from their surroundings, with the city itself serving as an invaluable extension of their educational canvas.

By immersing themselves in the rich tapestry of Renaissance art and philosophy at El Prado Museum, our IB History students not only deepen their understanding of historical epochs but also cultivate critical thinking skills and an appreciation for the interplay between culture, art, and society. This experiential approach to education not only enriches their academic journey but also equips them with the tools necessary to navigate the complexities of the modern world with confidence and insight.