This article is the second of three parts focusing on the CP language development review. The IB has been working closely with thought leader and chair of the ECIS MLIE (Multilingual Learning in International Education) special interest group, Susan Stewart. In a series of three articles for the IB, she shares with us her insights […]
A new infographic highlights research on the impacts of the CP for current students and graduates. Scroll down to see the results or download the infographic to share.
As the Career-related Programme (CP) language development review moves into its design phase, the IB has been working closely with thought leader and chair of the ECIS MLIE (Multilingual Learning in International Education) special interest group, Susan Stewart. In a series of three articles for the IB, she shares with us her insights in areas […]
The Career-related programme (CP) is growing in popularity. Here are the top 5 things we learned from the release of CP results after the May 2019 exam session.
This post is part of a series in which admissions officers answer questions about International Baccalaureate (IB) student university applications.
Starting 1 May, the we will be looking for your story on both Twitter and Instagram to celebrate and share the excitement about heading to university after an IB programme. Mention the IB alumni network channels and/or use these hashtags #IBalumni #BetterMakeRoom #CollegeSigningDay.
The Career-related Programme (CP) core’s reflective project is more than an in-depth body of work, involving independent research, high order thinking and exploration of original presentation formats. It is also an opportunity for students to take intellectual initiative and practice skills transferable to future academic and career settings.
We asked recent DP graduates from around the world to submit essays and personal statements that played a role in their admissions process to the university of their choice. We chose excerpts from four essays that highlight four different approaches.
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 […]
Exam results for the November 2018 session have just been released for Diploma and Career-related Programme students. Congratulations to everyone collecting results. You can follow these top tips to make sure you can access your results easily.
Children aged 5-17 should accumulate at least 60 minutes of moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity daily, recommends the World Health Organization (WHO). Yet, globally 81% of school-going adolescents (aged 11-17) are not active enough.
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 […]
When information on all topics explored by humanity to date is contained in the cloud, and in the palms of our students, we must ask ourselves about the role of schools and teachers, their relevance and effectiveness. Anyone who believes that schools and teachers will survive in the next decade by simply repeating the formulas […]
By Paula Wilcock The first official examinations for IB Diploma Programme (DP) assessments were taken in 1971 by just 29 students. Fast-forward to today and more than 200,000 students will take an IB assessment this year alone. We asked Paula Wilcock, Chief Assessment Officer, to tell us how she and her team ensure that they […]
Have you ever wondered what happens to your examination paper from the moment you complete it to the moment you receive your results?