News about the IB
Introducing IB Insights, the IB’s new interactive assessment data analysis tool
“The whole design is driven by a vision to make IB assessment data more accessible to schools.”
COVID-19 (coronavirus) updates
Our students, their well-being and their progression in future stages of life have been at the forefront of our thinking as we respond to this extraordinary pandemic. As an organization, it is critical for us to ensure that the options we provide for our IB community, students and teachers are fair and compassionate during these difficult circumstances. We are updating schools regularly with guidance and updates, please contact your school for more information about IB education and assessments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools can contact their IBWS manager or IB Answers for support.
Innovator in education, Olli-Pekka Heinonen takes over as Director General of the IB
Mr Olli-Pekka Heinonen has today joined the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB) as its new Director General. He succeeds Dr Siva Kumari, as the eighth Director General of the IB.
IB selects 36 worldwide scholarship awardees to the University of the People Master of Education programme
The International Baccalaureate (IB) is proud to announce that 36 educators have been selected for the IB University of the People Master of Education (M.Ed.) scholarship. Awardees, chosen through a rigorous review process, will receive full scholarships to complete their M.Ed. in Advanced Teaching with University of the People (UoPeople).
Chair of Board addresses IB Virtual Conference
On 21 April, at the opening session of the IB Virtual Conference for Asia-Pacific, IB Board Chair Dr Helen Drennen welcomed Mr Olli-Pekka Heinonen as the IB’s eighth Director General, while expressing deep gratitude to former Director General Dr Siva Kumari for her many years of service.