News about schools and programmes
How a career-related education can raise student aspirations in the UK
In a recent webinar, a case study presented by Holly Youlden from Westminster Academy—a state-funded, non-selective school in a multi-ethnic community in West London—focuses on the benefits experienced by their students following the introduction of the Career-related Programme (CP) in 2012. “As a result of the IB Career-related Programme, we’ve had a huge number of successes”, Youlden says.
How technology promotes assessment in the MYP
Sue Wilkinson, Head of eAssessment at the IB, talks about the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) eAssessment, and about using technology in the classroom and equipping students with the 21st century skills they will need to succeed.
A reflection: 50 years in the UK and a growing need for the IB
In the IB’s 50th anniversary year, John Claughton, Development Officer at International Baccalaureate Schools and Colleges Association (IBSCA) of the UK and Ireland, reflects on the history of the IB programmes in the UK.
IB educators across the world awarded for their services to education
In the past few months, IB educators across the world have been selected to receive awards for their efforts as educators. We extend our warmest congratulations to these teachers and their schools, as well as to all the nominees of these awards, and take a look at some of the winners.
The IB encourages the soft skills that businesses value
Mark Seldon, Director of Studies at Gresham’s School, UK, offering both A-levels and the IB Diploma Programme (DP), actively encourages all his students to consider pursuing the IB.