Research resources

Below, you'll find information on additional resources that support research about the International Baccalaureate®(IB).

The Jeff Thompson Research Award

The Jeff Thompson Research Award provides incentive funding for current IB World School employees to conduct research projects in IB World Schools. This is the only source of funding available for external research projects on the IB. The award is competitive and applications are reviewed twice a year. Summaries of the results of winners' research are posted to the IB website.

Research essentials for IB leaders

Research essentials for IB leaders” is a practical tool, providing IB heads and coordinators with ready-to-use, powerful research findings and figures that demonstrate the value of an IB education. Findings and figures are designed to be easily selected and used for presentations and meetings to present sound evidence of the impacts of IB programmes.

Download research essentials from this IB WeTransfer link

Annotated bibliographies – IB research

You may also be interested in our annotated bibliographies, which look at:

Journal of Research in International Education [outside resource]

While JRIE is not affiliated with IB, it frequently contains research articles related to the IB and is of general interest to those in the field of International Education.