News about the IB
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
The IB's Director General on her vision for the IB
The IB's Director General, Dr Siva Kumari, talks about strategy, and the future of the IB in an interview with the Education Journal Middle East.
University of Bath awards inaugural IB Anniversary Prize
A new prize that acknowledges excellence in the field of international education has been awarded for the first time.
International mindedness inside and outside the classroom a rising trend
In a recent blog post for Huffington Post, international educator Carolyn Savage writes about the importance of international mindedness, and how to encourage it at home.
Career skills a growing concern in education
65% of children starting school today will need skills for jobs that don’t yet exist, according to the US Bureau of Statistics. At Dwight School (New York, US), teaching combines theory and practice, and fosters innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership skills in a real-world context.
IB-Harvard learning alliance strengthened
A leading professional development program offered by Harvard Graduate School of Education is now recognized by the IB in a new learning alliance.
Partnership announced between IB and International University Alliance
The International University Alliance (IUA) and the IB have announced a partnership that will create opportunities for international students and ensure their academic success, building upon both organizations’ mission to expand options for students and ensure their academic success.
IB graduate and astronaut appointed Canada’s new governor general
Julie Payette (54), a former astronaut and IB graduate, is to be Canada’s next governor general.
IB's Marie Vivas Honored with Peter Hauet Lifetime Achievement Award
Marie Vivas, a senior development manager with the IB, was awarded the Peter Hauet Lifetime Achievement Award during the International Association for College Admission Counseling (International ACAC) annual conference in Cleveland this week.
School head’s podcast: How the IB is unique and a great fit for many students
In a recent podcast with SchooLinks, Dianne Drew, Head of New York's Dwight School, offers her thoughts on what makes the IB unique. Dianne says that Dwight's approach to education is “dedicated to igniting the spark of genius" in all students, and believes this links to the ethos of the IB.