CP studies

The following Outcomes studies examine the impact of the CP on students, teachers and schools. These studies explore programme implementation and outcomes within a variety of school contexts around the world.

CP students studying at UK higher education institutions

This study descriptively compared higher education outcomes among students who entered universities in the United Kingdom (UK) with either an International Baccalaureate (IB) Career-related Programme (CP) qualification or a Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) qualification.

Global mindedness of DP and CP students

This 2021 study measured DP and CP students’ global-mindedness levels benchmarked against their peers from a similar age range and the same six countries (Australia, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Spain and the United States).

DP & CP employability skills

Facing the challenges of the 21st century, this study explores the employability skills in the IB's DP & CP curricula.

US CP graduates in higher education

Take a look at this US Career-related Programme study about graduates in higher education, written by Lori Mack, Olivia Halic and Emma Burd at IB Global Research.

CP students' experiences, postsecondary destinations and outcomes

This study explored the experiences, postsecondary destinations and outcomes of CP students. 62 former CP students from Finland, Germany, the UK, the US, Australia and the United Arab Emirates completed a survey about their experiences in the CP.