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A golden milestone: The IB celebrates growth with 50th authorized IB World School in UAE

Posted on 29th May 2020 in International Baccalaureate, United Arab Emirates

The International Baccalaureate (IB) is celebrating the 50th IB World School to be authorized in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Dubai International Academy - Al Barsha, which offers the IB’s Diploma Programme (DP). Over the last decade, the IB has gained significant momentum in the UAE, with triple the number of schools now offering an IB programme than in 2010.

IB announces new TOK course with greater focus on real-world conversations and ethics

Posted on 5th Mar 2020 in International Baccalaureate, Diploma Programme

The International Baccalaureate (IB) has announced a series of updates to its Theory of Knowledge (TOK) course, including the introduction of new optional themes ‘knowledge and technology’ and ‘knowledge and politics’, to stimulate conversations around the most impactful and relevant topics affecting today’s world. The new curriculum will be introduced in 2020, with the first assessment in 2022.

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