Learn more about exam publishing roles

The IB works with IB educators in exam publishing teams in order to produce the assessments which students take.

IB Exam Publishing teams provide subject-specific expertise and the skills necessary for the production of IB assessments. Depending on the needs of a particular assessment, the team can consist of the following external roles: IB Assessment Author, IB External Advisor, IB Scrutineer, IB Standardizer, IB Second Native Speaker, IB Assessment Translator and IB Assessment Reviser. 

 

Learn more about exam publishing roles

IB Assessment Author

An IB Assessment Author is responsible for producing the content of IB assessment materials.

IB Second Native Speaker

An IB Second Native Speaker is responsible for ensuring that the content of the final student-ready IB language assessment is free from spelling and grammatical errors.

IB External Advisor

An IB External Advisor is responsible for reviewing the content of draft IB assessment materials.

IB Assessment Translator

An IB Assessment Translator is responsible for translating final versions of assessment materials from English into the required target language.

IB Standardizer

An IB Standardizer is responsible for reviewing the content of draft IB language assessment materials, normally via translation.

IB Assessment Reviser

An IB Assessment Reviser is responsible for verifying that final versions of assessment materials have been correctly translated from English into the required target language.

IB Scrutineer

An IB Scrutineer is responsible for validating the content of the final IB assessment materials.