Professional development

International Baccalaureate® (IB) professional development (PD) workshops are designed to engage educators and leaders in rich learning experiences and challenging ideas about the IB’s mission. They also serve as a powerful tool to ensure schools meet professional learning requirements.

About our workshops

Explore our workshop catalogue and learn about our three different workshop categories.

Workshop delivery options

We offer different delivery options to better accommodate the diverse needs of both educators and schools, providing them further flexibility and broader access.

Discover IB Exchange

IB Exchange is a new PD online platform for educators to learn through the outstanding work, best practices, and insights from IB educators worldwide. 

Attend our conferences

The IB presents several conferences and symposia. We gather educational leaders, decision makers and practitioners from schools, universities and governments.

Free learning

Short bursts of continuing learning, support teachers between formally organized workshops.


Micro-credentials offer educators a new self-directed, continuous professional learning opportunity, aligned with the IB teacher capabilities framework.

IB educator and leadership certificates (IBEC)

The IB educator and leadership certificates help educators develop in many areas that benefit teaching and learning in ways that are oriented toward inquiry, research and project-based learning among other things.