Blog posts

New IB Products - Workshops 26 September 2017

The 2017 IB Workshops and Services Catalogue is worth looking at. If you want to reignite excitement into your IB programme(s) why not consider their new suite of workshops of 'What is an IB Education?' more

Our Global Context 19 September 2017

At the heart of the IB is a mission to create a better and more peaceful world. The centrality of this theme permeates everything the IB does and it is represented in all IB diagrammes by the importance... more

Personalised PD - a note from the US 6 September 2017

Workshops maybe a thing of the past as professional development becomes more personalized.This blog is an appendix to Making PD Days Work. In the previous blog (14 August 2017) I looked at how we can... more

Beginning of year assemblies 27 August 2017

Those first assemblies of the year allow you to set the tone for what comes after. Why not run a series of assemblies focussing on the attributes of the IB Learner Profile? They are a chance to focus... more

Making PD Days work 13 August 2017

How do we make sure that our professional development days at the beginning of a new school year have maximum impact?Professional development is essentially about professional learning. So how do we ensure... more

How am I going to inspire learning? 9 August 2017

Before we jump into the business of a new school year - with all its hectic schedule - I find it helpful to take a step back and to think what I really wish to accomplish in the coming year. more

A New School Year 3 August 2017

The beginning of a new school year is a good opportunity to remind all the school community what your big idea(s) are, not least because you will have new staff, pupils and parents joining the school... more

Welcome to the IB Leaders Website 19 July 2017

It is written with Heads of School and IB Coordinators in mind. It is intended to make your life easier.I recognise that in some of your schools you will be implementing the IB Diploma Programme alongside... more