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Coronavirus update

Information about the outbreak of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) in China, and its spread to other areas of the world is evolving rapidly. The IB is closely monitoring the situation and taking actions aimed at keeping our community safe and healthy. We understand that the situation for many of our community is very difficult at present and wish to offer our empathy and support during this time.

Coronavirus update


IB programmes and schools

IB schools win seven International School Awards 2020, including International School of the Year

The International School Awards 2020 took place in London on Monday 20th January, and IB World Schools were strongly represented amongst the nominees and winners.

IB schools win seven International School Awards 2020, including International School of the Year


IB students and alumni

Scottish IB World School takes part in project with University of St Andrews

Climate change was a significant topic that received a lot of coverage in the past year in high schools and universities around the world. St Leonards, an IB World School in St Andrews, Scotland, hosted a TED talk-style event on climate as a Creativity, Activity and Service (CAS) project.

Scottish IB World School takes part in project with University of St Andrews


Community stories

Follow news from the IB's global community and read about what students, teachers, schools and other members of the community are up to.

Alumni shaping the future

To celebrate the IB’s 50th anniversary, we’d like you to meet some of our alumni who graduated from the IB Diploma Programme and went on to report from war zones, change the lives of refugees, create beautiful music, and soar through space.

Featured alumni stories

IB alumni are sharing their stories and highlighting what made their own experiences at school so memorable.