IB educator certificates

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With IB certification, you gain a rich learning experience, ongoing professional development and the flexibility to follow a learning model that best fits your career path. The IB offers two distinct certification experiences in teaching and learning: the IB certificate in teaching and learning and the IB advanced certificate in teaching and learning research.

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IB certificate in teaching and learning

The IB certificate in teaching and learning offers students the opportunity to examine the principles and practices associated with one of three IB programmes (Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes). The courses that lead to this certificate shape pre-service, new and experienced educators into reflective practitioners and teacher researchers.

IB advanced certificate in teaching and learning research

The IB advanced certificate in teaching and learning research offers students the opportunity to supplement their existing IB experience with rigorous, systematic investigative work to further their knowledge and experience. Participants delve deeper into curriculum development, pedagogy and assessment through exploring relevant literature and their own IB practices.

 

To gain either an IB certificate in teaching and learning or an IB advanced certificate in teaching and learning research, you must complete this three-step process.

  1. Enroll in a programme of study at one of our IB-recognized universities.
  2. Complete the online IB enrollment form provided by your university to become a candidate for the certificate.
  3. Upon completion of your programme of study, register for your certificate online with a link provided by pd.pathways@ibo.org.