Forbes discusses elimination of candidate registration fee with IB Director General Dr Siva Kumari
Following her announcement at the IB Global Conference in New Orleans, Dr Siva Kumari spoke with Forbes’ Colin Seale to discuss equality, access to education, and the future of the IB.
When the IB decided to eliminate the candidate registration fee from November 2019, the response from the IB community was resoundingly supportive and welcoming. The reason for the elimination was to allow greater access to IB programmes for all students, and to seek out cost-efficiencies that lower costs and open doors for more students to engage with the breadth of IB programmes.
Dr Kumari discussed this in more detail with educator, scholar and journalist Colin Seale, covering the reputation of the IB, its exciting future and how it prepares students for a demanding world.