As one of three regional offices at the International Baccalaureate® (IB), IB Asia-Pacific supports over 600 schools in 29 countries.
The regional office provides a range of services to schools in the region.
It is responsible for authorizing new schools implementing the IB’s programmes of education, evaluating existing IB World Schools, and providing professional development services, such as events and workshops.
The office also works with governments and universities to ensure that the benefits of an IB education are recognized, valued and understood by others.
Professional development workshops
Through our events and workshops, educators can share best practices and network with colleagues across the region. The IB provides face-to-face and online workshops, webinars, blended learning and e-learning resources.
Find a workshop in the Asia-Pacific region. Our professional development is suitable for educators with a range of needs and expertise.
Once a year, IB Asia-Pacific brings together education professionals from across the region. Read about our regional conference.
Our four programmes of education
The IB has four programmes:
- Primary Years Programme (PYP), for students aged 3-12
- Middle Years Programme (MYP), for students aged 11-16
- Diploma Programme (DP), for students aged 16-19
- Career-related Programme (CP), for students aged 16-19.
Schools in Asia-Pacific that are considering becoming an IB World School can read about the benefits of the IB before continuing the process.
Associations of IB World Schools
Associations of IB World Schools (AIBWS) are groups, formed by school practitioners of the IB, which provide mutual support to the community of IB World Schools.
AIBWS are an indispensable resource for schools considering candidacy with IB, offer a wealth of IB experience and support in all IB programmes. AIBWS are often active at district, state or government level.
Find out more about Associations of IB World Schools in your region or you are interested in establishing an AIBWS please visit our AIBWS webpage.
Contact the regional office
If you have any questions about the IB's work in Asia-Pacific, please email or call us: +65 6579 5000.
Our address is:
600 North Bridge Road
#21-01 Parkview Square
You can also fax us: +65 6 579 5003.