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COVID-19 (coronavirus) updates

As we continue to monitor the situation for members of the IB community who are impacted by COVID-19 (coronavirus), we will update this page with developing news and actions that are being taken to support and protect our community. We understand that the situation for many is very difficult at present and wish to offer our empathy and support during this time.

COVID-19 (coronavirus) updates


Programmes and schools

The assessment and awarding model for the Diploma Programme May 2020 session

The IB has provided schools with further detail about how it will assess students' work for the May 2020 Diploma Programme session.

The assessment and awarding model for the Diploma Programme May 2020 session


Students and alumni

Sharing students' artwork on our IB network

Our IB students are continuing to share their artwork online via #IBart. You can now view their creative work via our IB network to celebrate and support our students online.

Sharing students' artwork on our IB network


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.