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“The CP allows me to apply my learning to real-life scenarios”

How the Career-related Programme at Westminster Academy, in the UK, is helping students to achieve their ambitions  “The Career-related Programme (CP) has opened a lot of students’ eyes to how education can genuinely be tailored around them and their career aspirations,” says Holly Youlden, CP Coordinator and Director of Learning for the Sixth Form at Westminster […]

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Developing real-world skills

York County School of Technology explains why it decided to offer the Career-related Programme to its students Career-related Programme (CP) students at York County School of Technology, Pennsylvania, USA, want to work in sectors as diverse as medicine, neuroprosthetics, personal training and automotive technology. They’re being helped to achieve their ambitions because of the CP’s […]

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Making the case for an IB education through research

Working with leading university researchers from around the world, we conduct rigorous studies about the impacts of our programmes on students, teachers and schools. Given the increasing importance of data in the education field, research can be helpful in making the case for IB programmes. This new resource highlights global research key findings across the […]

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Does international education really have an impact on the world?

By Mairianne Walker Today, millions of people woke up, switched on their phones and digested the latest news from around the world. I was one of those people. What I read each day tells me we live in turbulent times. Fortunately, my social media feed is filled with inspiring quotes from people like Nelson Mandela […]

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Too many independent schools are scared of the word ‘vocational’

By Mark Waldron I think independent schools in the UK fear the word ‘vocational’. However highly-rated qualifications like BTECs (Business and Technology Education Council) are by employers and universities, they remain widely misunderstood and often discounted as inadequate by the parents who influence decisions in independent school curriculums. Vocational or professional learning remains a hot […]