As the IB Career-Related Programme (CP) emerges in the world school community, universities are beginning to take notice. However, due to its unique, flexible nature, they are uncertain how to approach recognition. That is where the University Recognition, School Services, Research and Product Management teams of the IB enter the picture! The more expertise the […]
What a fun day!! I have spent more time on twitter than with all previous my twitter posts combined (@vivas_marisol). Why? Today was #collegesigningday – as part of (@flotus) (@whitehouse) First Lady Michelle Obama’s #reachhigher initiative seniors from all over the US have been tweeting their college choices.
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.
It is during these seasons when I begin to think what value do we really place on not only getting students to persist through school and university, but also being equipped with the skills that are necessary to be successful in a rapidly evolving world. Being able to problem solve and engage thoughtfully with complex […]
Registration is now open for the 2015 IB Higher Education Symposium!
During the peak of assessment season, students oftentimes cannot comprehend the importance that their IA has in the larger picture. However, IAs have comparable importance in determining the final scores that are documented on an IB transcript.
2015 has gotten off to an exciting start! Read up on some important IB related events you need to know about as the year progresses.
This post is in response to a question from our IB Counselors, Coordinators and University Relations group on Facebook, How can we get more U.S. colleges and universities to grant credit for SL classes? Is it hopeless? This is an issue that requires a layered answer so please bear with me as I try to […]
On top of the heavy workloads and large amounts of students that many counselors experience on a daily basis, it never ceases to amaze me when they still find the time to create initiatives to bolster the development of their fellow colleagues. Former IB counselor turned IB coordinator David Quinn from Edmonds- Woodway High School […]
Here we are, mid-September. Admissions colleagues everywhere are either on the road or trying to finalize the last few school visits before they hop on a flight. In IB schools all over the world, counselors are checking college lists, writing recommendations and juggling visits from admissions reps. I have to admit, I miss those days […]