News about the IB
Special PD offer highlights IB’s 50th anniversary
Save on workshop registrations as the IB celebrates 50 years of quality teaching and learning. Enjoy savings* of 15% on select regional and online workshops, with our thanks!
IB results day: students worldwide celebrate grades
More than 16,000 Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) students around the world are due to receive their results from the November 2017 examination session. This marks a 17% increase in students sitting the exams. This rise comes as a result of continued collaboration with partners across the world who share the IB mission to create a better world through education.
The OCC has closed
After many years of faithful service to the IB, the online curriculum centre (OCC) has been replaced with a new suite of applications — you can access them from your My IB login page.
Global education framework launched at Harvard with IB Director General
On 12 December 2017, leaders in global education gathered at the Harvard Graduate School of Education for the launch of a new global competence framework developed by the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).
Newly launched programme tells the story of the IB's global community to mark 50th anniversary
The International Baccalaureate (IB) and ITN Productions have launched ‘A Better World Through Education,’ a news and current affairs-style programme which explores how IB programmes have been preparing children for life, allowing young minds to flourish across multiple disciplines and multiple cultures.
DP students better prepared for university
The 2017 Survey of University Admissions Officers, an initiative of the ACS International Schools (ACS) and IB Schools and Colleges Association (IBSCA) concludes that Diploma Programme (DP) students are better equipped to thrive at university than A-level students.
DP prepares students for global universities
The IB Diploma Programme (DP) may be a good fit for students that aspire to study at a global university, as many higher education institutions recognize that the DP prepares students well for undergraduate studies.
Royal Society President calls for an overhaul of A-level curriculum in the UK
The president of the UK’s independent scientific academy, the Royal Society, has called for a move towards a broader curriculum for A-level students (16 to 19 year olds) in the UK.
The IB and Tes partner in new global resource-sharing hub for educators
The IB and Tes, the world’s largest community of education professionals with over 8 million registered users —including 100,000 IB educators— have announced a major new collaboration, which will see the launch of a resource-sharing service to help improve learning outcomes worldwide.
New workshop announced in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation
The online workshop, produced by the IB and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, explores the meaning of a 'sustainable' future through social, environmental, and economic viewpoints