How we work with publishers

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Numerous educational resources are published each year to support IB curriculums and it can be challenging for teachers to know which are the best selections for their needs. To help with this, the IB collaborates with established publishers to co-publish textbooks. This means all content has been reviewed by our subject matter experts to ensure high quality guidance and support for IB teaching and learning.


Educational content reviewed and approved by the IB 

All textbooks that have been reviewed and approved by IB are published with the ”In-cooperation with IB” logo. The logo signifies that the content in the textbook has been reviewed by the IB to ensure it fully aligns with current IB curriculum and offers high-quality guidance and support for IB teaching and learning. Textbooks that do not carry ”In-cooperation with IB” logo have not been through the IB quality assurance process. However, co-published textbooks are not essential or required to deliver IB qualifications.

Resources co-published with the International Baccalaureate:

  • Align fully with current IB curriculum
  • Have passed IB’s rigorous quality-assurance process
  • Were reviewed by IB subject matter experts
  • Are appropriate for IB World Schools


Hodder has been publishing in cooperation with the IB since 2014 with MYP by Concept 4&5 series. Since 2020, the range of co-published resources also includes course books for DP and CP students.

John Catt Educational has been publishing the official IB World Schools Yearbook in cooperation with the IB since 2006. The IB has also partnered with John Catt Educational to produce the book The International Baccalaureate: 50 Years of Education for a Better World.

The IB has been publishing in cooperation with Kognity—the all-in-one, curriculum-aligned teaching and learning platform—since 2022. The IB partnered with Kognity to produce a first-of-its-kind digital resource for Diploma Programme (DP) Business Management, as well as resources for the new DP Biology, Chemistry and Physics courses.


Oxford University Press has been publishing in cooperation with the IB since 2006 and is the IB's first and most long-standing co-publishing partner. They create innovative resources to support the Diploma Programme and Middle Years Programme, including IB Prepared–the only IB assessment preparation resource published in cooperation with the IB.


Pearson has been publishing high-quality IB resources across 25 subjects for more than 10 years, providing teachers and learners with everything they need for their IB journey, from PYP, MYP, DP and more. Pearson is building on this commitment to pedagogical quality and learner outcomes with a new publishing collaboration with the IB from 2022.

Contact IB Publishing

If you are interested in becoming a co-publisher or in learning about other ways of collaborating with the IB, please get in touch and we'll be happy to give you the information you need.