News about schools and programmes
Call to MYP schools offering onscreen exams
The Middle Years Programme (MYP) development team are looking for schools to take part in the trial of an updated MYP interdisciplinary assessment model. The trial will run between 3 and 14 June 2019 (schools can select any day and time between these dates) and will involve current MYP 4 students.
Mulgrave School to host IB Continuum Global Conference
The IB Continuum Global Conference for IB Continuum Schools and Districts will take place on 26 and 27 April in Vancouver at the Mulgrave School.
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.