How we work with publishers

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




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.

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The IB has partnered with Hodder Education for MYP materials: MYP by Concept 4-5 series that covers eight subject areas with print and digital support and IB Skills – series of practical, subject specific guides for students and teachers.

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Oxford University Press have been publishing in cooperation with the IB for over ten years, creating a number of resources to support the Diploma Programme, including IB Prepared – the newest series for DP assessment.

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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.