Resources for schools in Japan

Welcome to our eGateway for IB Coordinators and interested schools in Japan.



What is an IB education? pdf [1.4MB]

『国際バカロレア(IB)の教育とは?』 pdf [1.3MB]

Learner Profile booklet

IB の 学 習 者 像  pdf [563KB]

Programme standards and practices pdf [2.2MB] 『プログラムの基準と実践要綱 pdf [1.4MB]
Becoming an IB World School FAQ

認定を目指す学校のための FAQ pdf [192KB]

Application for candidacy process FAQ

候補校申請に関する FAQ pdf [192KB]

Application for candidacy: Diploma Programme pdf [271KB]  
Application for candidacy statement to Japan administrators and coordinators 

『候補校申請に関する学校管理職およびコーディネーター宛文書 pdf [264KB]

Key findings from global research on the impact of IB programmes pdf [297KB]


Key findings on the impact of IB programmes in Asia-Pacific pdf [530KB]

アジア太平洋地域のIBプログラムの影響に関する主な研究結果 pdf [1.5MB]

Key findings from research on the impact of IB Primary Years Programme pdf [676KB]

 初等教育プログラム(PYP)に関する主な研究結果 pdf [2.5MB]

Key findings from research on the impact of IB Middle Years Programme pdf [679KB]

国際バカロレア(IB)の中等教育プログラム(MYP)の影響に関する主な研究結果 pdf [2.3MB]

Key findings from research on the impact of IB Diploma Programme pdf [359KB]

 ディプロマプログラム(DP)の影響に関する主な研究結果 pdf [369KB]

Key findings from research on the impact of IB Diploma Programme core pdf [695KB]
10 reasons why the IB Diploma Programme is ideal preparation for university pdf [170KB] 

IBが大学準備課程として優れている10の理由 pdf [162KB]

Academic integrity pdf [2.9MB]

学問的誠実性 pdf [2.8MB]

Approaches to Teaching and Learning (ATL)


DP From Principles into Practices DP:原則から実践へ pdf [6.3MB]

East is East and West is West

 pdf [696KB]

Guide to school authorization: PYP 

PYPのつくり方 pdf [3.1MB]

Guide to school authorization: MYP 

MYP:学校のための認定ガイド pdf [926KB]

Guide to school authorization: DP 

DP:学校のための認定ガイド pdf [803KB]

Guide to university recognition in Japan

『国際バカロレアを大学入学審査に生かす pdf [568KB]

General regulations – PYP pdf [2.1MB]


General regulations – MYP pdf [2.1MB]


General regulations: Diploma Programme

一般規則:ディプロマプログラム pdf [724KB]

Language and Learning in the IB Programme IBプログラムにおける「言語」と「学習」 pdf [1.7MB]

Learning in a language other than mother tongue

母語以外の言語による  IBプログラム学習 pdf [1.2MB] 

Rules for IB World Schools pdf [3.1MB]


Subject briefs



AB initio
Biology HL
Biology SL
CB Language Literature
CB Literature
Chemistry HL
Chemistry SL
Core TOK 2015
Core TOK 2022
Economics HL
Economics SL
Language B

「言語 B」pdf [421KB]

Extended Essay
History HL
History SL
Maths – analysis and approaches
Maths – applications and interpretations
Physics HL
Physics SL
Visual Arts HL
Visual Arts SL





Workshops FAQ 

ワークショップ FAQ  pdf [719KB]

Upcoming workshops in Japan




Video interviews with IB students



IB graduate Eko Sasamori on Why IB


IB graduate Sumire Suzuki on Why IB

なぜIBを? IB卒業生、鈴木純麗さん





Attention IB students – How to become an academic warrior  IB の生徒たちへ:学習者として戦い抜くために pdf [536KB]
Developing service learning throughout the IB
How an IB Diploma changes your life
How to integrate TOK into all subjects
Questions about IB Math

If you would like access to subject guides for DP and MYP, please send a request via email at