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COVID-19 (coronavirus) updates

As we continue to monitor the situation for members of the IB community who are impacted by COVID-19 (coronavirus), we will update this page with developing news and actions that are being taken to support and protect our community. We understand that the situation for many is very difficult at present and wish to offer our empathy and support during this time.

COVID-19 (coronavirus) updates


Programmes and schools

Update of IB programmes recognition in Pakistan for May 2020 examination sessions

The Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) has agreed that all International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) and Middle Years Programme (MYP) results shall be treated as equivalent to the Higher Secondary School Certificate and the Secondary School Certificate respectively.

Update of IB programmes recognition in Pakistan for May 2020 examination sessions


Students and alumni

Congratulations 2020 Middle Years Programme graduates

Today, more than 82,283 International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) students from around the world have received their eAssessment results, representing a 5.6% increase in candidate numbers, compared with last year.

Congratulations 2020 Middle Years Programme graduates


Community stories

Follow news from the IB's global community and read about what students, teachers, schools and other members of the community are up to.

Alumni shaping the future

To celebrate the IB’s 50th anniversary, we’d like you to meet some of our alumni who graduated from the IB Diploma Programme and went on to report from war zones, change the lives of refugees, create beautiful music, and soar through space.

Featured alumni stories

IB alumni are sharing their stories and highlighting what made their own experiences at school so memorable.