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Educator David Conley and EPIC Research Team Find IB Diploma Programme Students Better Prepared for University

New research conducted with IB alumni and graduates of other secondary programs attending the Honors College at University of Oregon demonstrate how their levels of college preparation varied and effected their performance at university.
9-Jul-2014 8:45 AM EDT

IB Pedagogy Ignites Student Interest in Participatory Citizenship


A new study of high school seniors in four California public schools reveals that students enrolled in the International Baccalaureate demonstrate greater civic knowledge and skills than their non-IB peers attending the same schools.
25-Jun-2014 8:45 AM EDT

Study of Critical Thinking Reveals Positive Outcomes for International Baccalaureate (IB) Students


IB students in Australia provide data in a study that shows that IB students are more confident in their ability to use critical thinking skills than their non-IB peers, and that IB students envision their future educational success more positively
12-Jun-2014 9:00 AM EDT

IB Primary Students in Australia Demonstrate Science Literacy Above and Beyond National Achievement Scores

New findings show that IB primary students studied in Australia demonstrate greater science literacy in year/grade 6 compared to a nationwide sample of students whose performance in science was measured by Australia's national assessment program .
20-Mar-2014 1:15 PM EDT

IB Graduate Takes Home Oscar for Performance as Best Supporting Actress


Oscar winner's breakout performance sprang from the foundation of an IB education.
7-Mar-2014 8:00 AM EST

Most of China’s IB Graduates Attend One of the World’s Top 500 Universities

New research from the University of Hong Kong shows that IB students educated in China attend the world's top ranked universities, with most of them attending top universities in North America.
3-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST

Research Shows IB Extended Essay Improves Student Approach to Learning in Higher Education

A research project to explore the impact of the Diploma Programme (DP) extended essay (EE) on student success at university has shown positive results in how it prepares IB graduates for onward learning.
20-Nov-2013 12:30 PM EST

Creativity, Action, Service (CAS) in the IB Diploma Programme


In order to examine the extent to which participation in CAS helps IB Diploma Programme students develop civic-mindedness, the IB commissioned RMC Research to measure the impact of CAS on how students identify as a citizen of his/her community and...
5-Nov-2013 12:00 PM EST

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Join the IB & US Leaders Dec. 10 for Live Webstream on How to Improve US Academic Programs

Recent reports rank America as the 17th in the world on education, with Finland and South Korea topping the list. What accounts for the drop in ranking and how can the U.S. return to being a leader? On December 10, Washington Post Live, sponsored...
6-Dec-2012 1:30 PM EST

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