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Universities survey says IB develops independent inquiry in students
29 Aug, 2017

In their 2017 Survey of University Admissions Officers, the ACS International Schools (ACS) and IB Schools and Colleges Association (IBSCA), explored how the Diploma Programme (DP) compares to A-levels.


New IB Conversion Table
13 Dec, 2016


Gearing Up for Globalization
15 Aug, 2016

Huffingtonpost shares the testimonial of Verelyn Gibbs Watson, a mother whose five-year old daughter is trying to teach her the Mandarin she is learning at school.

“Every week, she picks a new word to focus on. Her favorite methods include testing my comprehension by interspersing English and Mandarin in simple requests, like pointing to the fruit bowl and asking “Mommy can you pass me that Pingguo?” and checking to see if I choose the apple.”

Impressed with her daughter’s IB learning experience, Watson has explored a variety of research and conference statements about the IB and learning in a rapidly globalizing world.

“I know from personal experience as a parent that we want to do everything we can to give our kids an edge and make sure they won’t be left behind,” she says. She is happy that her daughter will have the opportunity to learn in an environment that embraces a global perspective and approach to education as the norm and not the exception. Her daughter’s pre-school already offers language enrichment as part of the core curriculum for toddlers.


Almost 150,000 IB graduates celebrate 2016 exam results
6 July, 2016

Almost 150,000 IB students around the world are receiving their results from the May 2016 examination session, which are released today for students of both the Diploma and Career-related Programmes.

They join a community of more than 1,493,820 IB graduates in 136 countries across the world. The number of students receiving their diplomas this year marks a 5.38 percent increase compared to last year’s exam session.


141,831 DP graduates celebrate -15 exam results
6 July, 2015

They join a community of more than 1,300,000 DP graduates in 140 countries across the world. The number of students receiving their diplomas this year marks a 4.8 percent increase compared to last year’s exam session.


IB-DP students better prepared for university
28 Jan, 2015

July 9, 2014, Washington, DC—A new research study conducted by Dr. David Conley and a team of researchers from the Education Policy Improvement Center (EPIC) compared two groups of university students—International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme alumni and non-Diploma Programme alumni