News about the IB
May 2020 examinations will no longer be held
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.
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.
Cancellation of IB Global Conference Bangkok
In view of the escalating novel coronavirus outbreak, and as a matter of safety and precaution, it is with regret that the IB Global Conference due to be held in Bangkok 17-19 March has been cancelled.
IB World Schools Yearbook 2020 now available
The 15th edition of the IB World Schools Yearbook, which provides comprehensive information about over 5,000 IB World Schools worldwide, is now available for 2020.
IB leaders visit South Korea to kick off partnership
IB Director General Siva Kumari and a small delegation of IB leaders recently made a week-long visit to South Korea to meet with various schools, educators and policy makers in Seoul and Daegu, as well as in Jeju where Dr Kumari was the keynote speaker at the Jeju International Symposium on Education.