Useful resources

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The International Baccalaureate (IB) provides a wide range of useful resources for candidate schools.

Resource library

Our resources section tells you what you need to know about the IB and school requirements for authorization.

In 2020, the IB published newly revised Programme standards and practices (PSP 2020). The PSP 2020 are now being used by authorized IB World Schools for the evaluation process. The IB has decided not to mandate the use of the revised Programme Standards and Practices (PSP 2020) for authorization services at this time. The Programme Standards and Practices (PSP 2014) will continue to be the standard framework for authorization services. 

The resources are primarily for schools wishing to become authorized.

Resources are split into the following sections:

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Glossary of terms

An A-Z guide to everything you need to know about the IB, from candidate schools to verification visits.

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IB Publishing

Are you an IB educator looking for resources for your school? Our publishing program spans the entire academic spectrum, including a wide range of textbooks, curriculum guides, exam materials, and digital resources that support IB teachers and encourage IB learners worldwide. IB Publishing resources are designed to supplement curriculum, from subject-specific support to professional development.

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