News about the IB
Royal Society President calls for an overhaul of A-level curriculum in the UK
The president of the UK’s independent scientific academy, the Royal Society, has called for a move towards a broader curriculum for A-level students (16 to 19 year olds) in the UK.
The IB and Tes partner in new global resource-sharing hub for educators
The IB and Tes, the world’s largest community of education professionals with over 8 million registered users —including 100,000 IB educators— have announced a major new collaboration, which will see the launch of a resource-sharing service to help improve learning outcomes worldwide.
New workshop announced in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation
The online workshop, produced by the IB and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, explores the meaning of a 'sustainable' future through social, environmental, and economic viewpoints
IB Director General on her vision for the IB
IB Director General, Dr Siva Kumari, talks about strategy, and the future of the IB in an interview with the Education Journal Middle East.
University of Bath awards inaugural IB Anniversary Prize
A new prize that acknowledges excellence in the field of international education has been awarded for the first time.
International mindedness inside and outside the classroom a rising trend
In a recent blog post for Huffington Post, international educator Carolyn Savage writes about the importance of international mindedness, and how to encourage it at home.
Career skills a growing concern in education
65% of children starting school today will need skills for jobs that don’t yet exist, according to the US Bureau of Statistics. At Dwight School (New York, US), teaching combines theory and practice, and fosters innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership skills in a real-world context.
IB-Harvard learning alliance strengthened
A leading professional development program offered by Harvard Graduate School of Education is now recognized by the IB in a new learning alliance.
Partnership announced between IB and International University Alliance
The International University Alliance (IUA) and the IB have announced a partnership that will create opportunities for international students and ensure their academic success, building upon both organizations’ mission to expand options for students and ensure their academic success.
IB graduate and astronaut appointed Canada’s new governor general
Julie Payette (54), a former astronaut and IB graduate, is to be Canada’s next governor general.