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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 .
3/20/2014 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.
3/7/2014 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.
2/3/2014 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.
11/20/2013 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...
11/5/2013 12:00 PM EST

International Baccalaureate Chooses New Director General “Passionate About International Education”


45-year-old esteemed education foundation that provides access to high quality international education to more than 1.1 million students globally announces selection of its new Director General.
10/4/2013 10:25 AM EDT

Secondary Students Gather at HKU for IB World Student Conference

IB students exemplify global team-building at the final 2013 IB World Student conference, where they ignite their creativity and passion and focus on 'i-responsibility'-- responsible online engagement.
8/12/2013 12:00 PM EDT

Secondary Students Gather at UBC for IB Student Conference That Provides Post School-Term Enrichment, Focus on CAS

University of British Columbia hosts IB World Student Conference focusing on ECOnomics: Creating a Sustainable Future.
7/22/2013 3:10 PM EDT

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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...
12/6/2012 1:30 PM EST

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