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Innovator in education, Olli-Pekka Heinonen takes over as Director General of the IB

Mr Olli-Pekka Heinonen has today joined the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB) as its new Director General. He succeeds Dr Siva Kumari, as the eighth Director General of the IB.

Innovator in education, Olli-Pekka Heinonen takes over as Director General of the IB


Students and alumni

Promoting student agency and inquiry through the climate action project

Primary Years Programme (PYP) educator Rupali Arora at DPS International School in Gurugram, India explains how her students took ownership of becoming global changemakers by participating in the climate action project.

Promoting student agency and inquiry through the climate action project


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.