Benefits for groups of schools

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Groups of schools can strengthen the delivery of the four International Baccalaureate® (IB) programmes of education by working together, aligning best practices and procedures, and developing consistency between leaders and educators at each school.  

New IB World Schools can also gain invaluable advice and support by working within a network of IB World Schools.

Every school that becomes authorized to offer IB programmes is known as an IB World School.  You can read more about the benefits of becoming an IB World School on our website.

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Associations of IB World Schools

Groups of IB World Schools can apply to become an Association of IB World Schools. Associations are formally recognized by the IB, with a formal contract and special logo identifying their status.

Find out how to become an Association of IB World Schools.