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. There are many interesting and useful resources to promote reflection and thinking. The...

Jim McConnell, Independent consultant, Canada

Whether you are a new or experienced educational leader, this site has a wealth of stimulating ideas and is a great resource for deepening your understanding.

Mark Frankel, International School of Prague, Czech Republic

The website speaks of immense expertise and genuine heart to help out administrators and teachers in their leadership journey.

Carlos Enriquez, Chinese International School Manila, Philippines

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What do our students expect of us?

10 September 2019

At the heart of the IB Diploma Programme diagram is a picture of a child. IB programmes are student-centred. So what might a student-centred... more

Understanding each student

10 September 2019

I have learnt so much about learning (and teaching) from sitting with my 11 year old daughter as she struggles to understand individual pieces... more

Subscriber comments

  • 17 Sep Fatou Amany
    Standards and Practices
    Thank you so much Chris.
  • 17 Sep Chris Wright
    Standards and Practices
    Dear Fatou, I have just sent it to your email address. Please ask if you want anything else. Chris
  • 16 Sep Fatou Amany
    Standards and Practices
    Dear Chris, Would it be possible to have the slideshow available for download, please? Thank you.
  • 29 May Chris Wright
    General Regulations
    Dear Elaine, Very happy to do so. Which email address shall I send them to?
  • 28 May Elaine McGirl
    General Regulations
    These slides are just what I have been searching for! Fantastic and visually very attractive and engaging! Thank you. Please could you provide them in a downloadable format so I can present them offline? Thanking you in advance
  • 5 Apr Chris Wright
    Getting marketing right
    Dear Peter, Thank you for your comment. This is a subscription site run by InThinking so only about 25% of pages are 'free' for all to see. I will make this page free for the next week so you can see what is on it. I hope it helps. Please...
  • 4 Apr Peter Pasquill
    Getting marketing right
    Hi, I would like to take a look at Marketing Advice for Schools but I don't have the login details. Can you help, please? Thanks. Peter
  • 13 Mar Chris Wright
    IB Culture - Key Policies
    Dear Canan: many thanks for your comment. All changed. All good wishes, Chris
  • 12 Mar Canan Harmancı
    IB Culture - Key Policies
    Dear Chris, thanks for all your support given through best practices. Can you please change the name of the policy " Special Needs" to " Inclusion Policy". Best
  • 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