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This site is an outstanding overview of many of the issues that face an IB leader, from leadership itself, to teaching and learning, to the intricacies of the IB.

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Thank you so much for the website. I am really enjoying it!!! It's IB and beyond, that's why it is so engaging. I am learning a lot and like your references to the most innovative ideas in education and especially leadership ideas. It's so smart and...

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Subscriber comments


  • Hi Elaine - of course - I will happily send them through to yuour email account. I am glad you are finding them useful. All the best, Chris
  • Hi Chris Could I please have these slideshows as a powerpoint also? Many thanks Elaine
  • 9 Jan Chris Wright
    Language Policy
    Dear Elaine Many thanks for drawing my attention to this. I have now corrected links - they should work. All the best Chris
  • 9 Jan Elaine McGirl
    Language Policy
    Some of the limnks above do not work. Where on the PRC do we locate these same key documents? Thank you!
  • 4 Jan Chris Wright
    Standards and Practices
    Can you please check your messages box on this site. I need an email account where I can send the PowerPoints to. I could use your school account which is attached to this account - however, it does not contain your name and so am not sure...
  • 3 Jan Elaine McGirl
    Standards and Practices
    Thank you so much, Chris. I have checked my email account here on this site and I don't seem to have it yet. Maybe I am looking in the worng place!?
  • 3 Jan Chris Wright
    The IB Philosophy
    Dear Elaine, I am very pleased that you are finding the website userful. I have sent you an email so that I can send you the resources you require. All good wishes, Chris
  • 3 Jan Chris Wright
    Standards and Practices
    I am very happy to send them to you. I have sent you an email. All good wishes, Chris
  • 2 Jan Elaine McGirl
    Standards and Practices
    Would it be possible to have the slideshow available for download, please? Thank you!
  • 2 Jan Elaine McGirl
    The IB Philosophy
    Would it be possible to have these slideshows available for download as PPT, please? Excellent resources, thank you!
  • 12 Sep Chris Wright
    What's worth reading?
    Thank you Laura for recommending these books on such a vital topic for all school leaders. I appreciate Elena Aguilar's key messages: community is something that has to be consciously built, the quality of relationships are key and trust is...
  • 11 Sep Laura Maly-Schmidt
    What's worth reading?
    I have found Elena Aguilar's books on building teams to be very helpful. Here is a link to her first book- +aguilar