A freestanding two-year Middle Years Programme is a new option that will extend access to the MYP to all schools.
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How to strengthen leadership of groups of schools? There’s a new IB School Enhancement Service for that!
IB educator Mahmoud Sayani gives a video update about the fourth and final School Enhancement Service to pilot in groups of schools in 2015. Strengthening Leadership of Groups of Schools is designed to support superintendents, group-level coordinators and executive directors who are either new to the IB or to their role, particularly those with one or […]
Second pilot of new support service seeks applicants for training
The latest new service to schools is preparing to start its second trial phase. The IB’s Global School Services team is looking for motivated IB educators to receive training that will enable them to provide support to the schools taking part. This is the second pilot for Building Quality Curriculum, a service that will provide feedback to improve a school’s pedagogical approaches to PYP (programme of inquiry and units of […]
New support service helps DP educators analyze assessment data to enhance student outcomes
Expanding on her background as a DP teacher, Liza Tercero contributed to the formation of the IB School Enhancement Services and is now helping to bring the data analysis support service for DP educators successfully through school trials.
Use Curriculum Connections to map your curriculum requirements to the IB framework
Alana Brown, IB Coordinator at Alice Deal Middle School in Washington, DC, has played a dual role, also leading efforts to bring a support service called Curriculum Connections to interested, candidate and authorized schools selected for participation in a trial of the new service.
How would you value feedback on curriculum documents you write?
The Bethesda Global Centre reverberated with high energy during Nov. 12-14, the result of gathering 20 educators to participate in a three-day training session designed to develop a team of reviewers to support the new Building Quality Curriculum service, currently running in trials in 21 schools. The group arrived in Bethesda ready and eager to […]
New support services for schools go to trial
IB World Schools responded eagerly to an invitation from the IB to participate in four pilots of its new School Enhancement Services. We are excited to have our first cohort of schools in place now!
Living the IB Mission: IB Asia Pacific staff step up to the ‘Bayani challenge’
In June, nine IB staff members took a service trip to the Philippines and discovered what it takes to make a real difference in the lives of others.