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Celebrating the legacy of Dr Siva Kumari

During her seven-year tenure, IB Director General Siva Kumari initiated and oversaw many new projects that transformed the way the IB supports its community. Here are the five key initiatives that played an instrumental role in strengthening the IB mission.

Supporting teacher education

Recognizing the achievements of the IB’s UoPeople Scholarship award

To combat the global educator shortage and need for almost 69 million new teachers by 2030, IB’s Director General Dr Siva Kumari launched a collaboration with the first non-profit, American-accredited online university, University of the People (UoPeople) to offer educators a cost-free opportunity to build their careers and benefit their communities. Hear three awardees share […]

Preparing for November 2020 examinations

We spoke with IB coordinators from five IB World Schools about the challenges they had to face to conduct the Middle Years Programme (MYP) eAssessment and the Diploma Programme (DP) examinations effectively. The COVID-19(Coronavirus) outbreak has created the largest disruptions in teaching, learning and assessing, the world has ever seen. The massive school closures and [...]