First teaching of the IB

There has been an IB World School in this country since:


IB World schools

currently offer one or more of four IB programmes.

  • PYP
    offered by 21 schools
  • MYP
    offered by 11 schools
  • DP
    offered by 29 schools

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Universities recognise the IB

with official policies for admitting IB students to their courses.

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on recognition in JAPAN

Upcoming professional development

Educators can attend IB events and workshops. In the next two months, the number of events is:

Upcoming events in JAPAN
IBAP MYP Cat 1 & DP Cat 1 workshops - Kochi, Japan 16 August - 18 January Kochi
Pre-conference Special Sessions - Yokohama, Japan 27 March - 28 March Yokohama
IBAP PYP Cat 1, DP Cat 1, 3 Workshops & MYP Seminar - Fukui, Japan 03 April - 05 April Fukui
Pre-Conference Workshops - Yokohama, Japan 26 March - 28 March Yokohama
IBAP DP Cat 1 Workshops in Tokyo Japan 16 December - 18 December Tokyo

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Resources for schools in Japan

The IB has published key documents, about its programmes and practice, in Japanese.  


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