New research benchmarks international IB students’ language skills for universities

Posted on 8th Dec 2016 in International Baccalaureate, University Study

​New research results provide universities with a useful benchmark to compare the level of English language competency of non-native English speakers, demonstrated by different International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) course grades, to levels on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, teaching, assessment (CEFR).

IB World Schools recognised in UK school league tables

Posted on 29th Nov 2016 in International Baccalaureate, School News, United Kingdom

The influence of the International Baccalaureate (IB) in UK education was highlighted this week as six IB World Schools featured among the top 21 independent secondary schools named in The Sunday Times school guide Parent Power, while Dartford Grammar School was named IB School of the Year, having risen nine places in the national state secondary school tables to 17th in the UK.

University focus: the University of Denver

Posted on 22nd Nov 2016 in University Study, United States

​Founded in 1864, the University of Denver (DU) is a mid-sized private university in the Rocky Mountain region, blending the friendliness and personal attention of a small college with the resources and intellectual diversity of a large research institution.

​IB Higher Education Forum builds recognition in Middle East

Posted on 21st Nov 2016 in International Baccalaureate

A delegation of over 200 representatives from governments, universities and schools from across the Middle East convened for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Higher Education Forum at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi, to build awareness of the IB programmes in the region and discuss the transition of IB students from schools to higher education.