Cross-programme studies

The following Outcomes studies examine the impact of IB programmes on students, teachers and schools. These studies explore programme implementation and outcomes within a variety of school contexts around the world.

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Interim report: A study on the impact of the International Baccalaureate’s professional development (2018)

This research summary provides interim findings from an ongoing study on the impact of the International Baccalaureate’s (IB) professional development (PD) model, practices and services.

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"Caring" across the International Baccalaureate continuum (2016)

This study aimed to develop a better understanding of the role of “caring” across the continuum of IB programmes in nine schools located in South-east Asia, Europe and the Middle East/North Africa.

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International Baccalaureate programmesLonger-term outcomes (2015)

This in-depth qualitative study investigated longer-term outcomes of participation in International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes on the lives of former IB students.

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The International Baccalaureate continuumStudent, teacher and school outcomes (2014)

The purpose of this study is to explore and document the impact of the International Baccalaureate continuum on students, teachers and schools in five Southeast Asian countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

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The IB teacher professional: Identifying, measuring and characterizing pedagogical attributes, perspectives and beliefs (2013)

This research project aims to provide empirically-grounded insights into what constitutes the International Baccalaureate (IB) Teacher Professional, in both theory and practice.

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A study of successful practices in the IB Continuum (2010)

In this study, the Hong Kong Institute for Education illuminates key strategies and practices that promote successful programme implementation and transition within full continuum IB schools.

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