News about schools and programmes
200th IB World School to offer the Career-related Programme
Bachillerato UPAEP Tehuacán became the 200th IB World School to offer the IB Career-related Programme (CP), authorized on 26 June 2018. The CP provides students at Bachillerato UPAEP Tehuacán with career-readiness and gives them the knowledge and the skills they need in order to expand their world view. The programme also helps students acquire skills directly related to their field of interest which, in turn, ensures that they are better able to design their personal and professional future.
IB teachers shaping the future in the UK
The IB and ITN Productions have launched a documentary about the impact of the IB in the UK, highlighting the role of educators and why the IB is growing in popularity in the country.
How a career-related education can raise student aspirations in the UK
In a recent webinar, a case study presented by Holly Youlden from Westminster Academy—a state-funded, non-selective school in a multi-ethnic community in West London—focuses on the benefits experienced by their students following the introduction of the Career-related Programme (CP) in 2012. “As a result of the IB Career-related Programme, we’ve had a huge number of successes”, Youlden says.
How technology promotes assessment in the MYP
Sue Wilkinson, Head of eAssessment at the IB, talks about the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) eAssessment, and about using technology in the classroom and equipping students with the 21st century skills they will need to succeed.
A reflection: 50 years in the UK and a growing need for the IB
In the IB’s 50th anniversary year, John Claughton, Development Officer at International Baccalaureate Schools and Colleges Association (IBSCA) of the UK and Ireland, reflects on the history of the IB programmes in the UK.