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DP students take centre stage

Research congress gives students an opportunity to showcase their extended essays to the Vice President of the Philippines When IB Diploma Programme (DP) students complete their extended essay (EE), they are required to have a final concluding interview, known as a viva voce. But Xavier School in the Philippines decided to do something a little […]

IB Diploma Programme research shows extended essay improves student approach to learning in higher education

This project involved a series of studies on the extended essay by researchers from McGill University in Canada, Warwick University in the United Kingdom and the University of Virginia in the United States. The overall aim of the project was to explore the learning outcomes attributable to the International Baccalaureate (IB) DP extended essay in […]

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IB Extended Essay Supports Success at U Va.

As part of a study conducted by University of Virginia (U Va.) researchers, a group of 1,045 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme alumni—all U Va. undergraduates—participated in a research project that sought to gain understanding about how students’ research activity in the IB Diploma Programme contributed to their U Va. research experiences and outcomes. In particular, […]