As we approach 5 July when the IB issues students with their Diploma Programme (DP) results for the May 2016 session, it is worth focusing, for a moment, on what those results actually mean.
The modern global economy increasingly requires highly qualified professionals with specialized skills. And yet, too often, there is not enough skilled talent to meet the growing need in these emerging industries. One answer to this challenge could be high-quality career and technical education (CTE) like the IB Career-related Programme (CP). The CP combines the academic […]
What drew me to the IB Career-related Programme (CP), as a pedagogical and curriculum leader, was the flexible framework it proposed. Chantell Wyten, IB Career-related Programme Curriculum Manager and former Head of IBCP Sixth Form in the UK explains how the flexibility of the CP could translate into credible but creative course designs. Designs that […]
You have lessons to organize, a staff meeting to plan for, that great book to finish as well as sign up to the gym class you’ve been meaning to get to. The line between work and home life can become a little blurred at times. Where do teachers find the time while keeping everything under […]
The CP framework allows students to specialize in, a career-related pathway. CP students take at least two Diploma Programme courses, pursue their career-related studies and fulfill the distinctive CP core requirements.
Judith Fabian was at the heart of the IB programmes long before becoming the Chief Academic Officer. After a history of teaching and implementing the IB programmes in international schools around the globe, and 10 years of spearheading their development at the IB, she has recently left the organization. She took the time to speak to […]
Did you know that there’s a new addition to the IB continuum? The IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC) began as a pilot program in 2004 and rolled out to all interested IB World Schools offering the Diploma Programme in 2012.
After finding inspiration through her Theory of Knowledge (TOK) coursework, Marie-Louise Brown read Philosophy at University College London. She is now the Head of Citizenship at her Alma matter, the Anglo-European School in Ingatestone, United Kingdom.
To gain an insider’s perspective on the teaching of ethics in relation to the reflective project, we asked Chantell Wyten, Head of Sixth Form at King Ethelbert School, Kent, UK, to give us an insight. The school is part of an IBCP pilot programme in the UK.