Research in the International Baccalaureate®
Research plays a central role in the development, quality assurance, and assessment of impact of IB programmes and services.
The Global Research department in the Schools Division is responsible for investigating the impact and outcomes of IB programmes.
Also within the Schools Division, the department is responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining quality assurance frameworks for IB professional development and school services.
The Academic Division is responsible for programme development research. This research supports the development of PYP, MYP, DP, and continuum curriculum and pedagogy.
The Assessment Division is responsible for research that informs development and quality assurance of IB assessment practices.
Contact IB Research
Americas Global Centre
7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 200 West
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Quick links to research studies
Quick links to research resources
Searchable, collectively populated bibliography of research about the IB or international education.
Incentive funding for IB World School practitioner research.