IB Office of the Ombudsman

The Office of the Ombudsman is an alternative channel for communication of concerns that is independent, impartial, confidential and informal.

The Office is available as an information and conflict management resource to the IB community.

Download Ombudsman brochure [PDF, 211KB]

Consistent with the IB Mission Statement and the core principles of the organizational ombudsman profession, the values of the Office of the Ombudsman are:

  • Independence
  • Confidentiality
  • Impartiality / Multi-partiality
  • Informality
  • Fairness
  • International-mindedness
  • Collaborative communication
  • Self-reflection and drive for improvement
  • Success of the IB mission and community