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The Global Story: An update on IB strategy implementation IB Americas Regional Conference 2012 Quintana Roo, Mexico July 12 - 15 2012


The IB: more than an international education …motivated by a mission Reputation for quality, pedagogical leadership • Holistic programmes that transform schools • Achieve goals by working with others:

• • • •

Schools Teachers Governments Donors

• New strategy built upon: • Leadership • Innovation • Sustainability


Our strategic vision/plan


My IB: Promoting Alumni Success • Personalize/localize the impact of

IB’s Leadership in International Education • Humanize w/IB students, faculty & parents; share alumni stories • Deliver a message of rigorous, rewarding global education • Encompass a diverse array of IB stories, experiences • Enable use across all IB programmes • Differentiate the IB experience from other educational options


New Developments in DP • Approaches to Learning across the DP 9 A more coherent, holistic learning experience 9 features best-practice pedagogy 9 strategies for developing student skills for success

• Global Politics HL/SL 9 pilot 2012 9 mainstream 2015/17

• Sports, Health & Exercise Science (SL) 9 mainstream 2012/14

• Dance (HL & SL) 9 mainstream 2011/13

• Group 5 mathematics courses (all) 9 launch of new guides

• New computer science course 9 moving to group four

• New TOK guide in 2013 9 changes to criteria/administration of assessment


Online diploma courses for students Group 2 Group 2: for Sept 2012 Group 3 …in development: • Psychology (HL) … and others

Group 6 • 11 courses today

• broadens IB school curriculum options. • IB Open World School : pilot Sept 2012

Group 5

New Curriculum


The IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC) • Innovative new educational programme ¾ multiple career & technical pathways for graduates • Launched following successful pilot Ofqual recognized  • Accepting applications now • 50+ schools to offer IBCC beginning September 2012.

“IB Program Adds Career-Pathway Certificate” Published in Print: June 13, 2012, as IB Offering Certificate For Careers


Evolving the IB brand: Positioning IBCC as a unique offering


Strengthening the MYP •

Evolving guidance to schools: 9 9 9 9

conceptual framework links subject groups emphasis: approaches to learning & principled action at least six subject groups(from eight) in years 4 & 5 monitoring of assessment tasks

Majority of assessment remains internal, adding: 9 mandatory pers. project moderation: consistent, inclusive 9 optional innovative summative e-assessment ¾ ¾ ¾

disciplinary and interdisciplinary concept-based and criterion related determining interest, feasibility and pilot

Goals: 9 a better fit with national/state requirements 9 a closer alignment with PYP & DP.

Expected results: 9 greater external recognition; 9 flexibility of implementation; 9 streamlined processes for teachers


Strengthening validation research ...working with the best


IB students - prepared for university U.K. Universities: IB students  perform better 

IB students more likely to: ƒ Achieve first class honors ƒ Leave with an award in most subject areas ƒ Graduate within four years ƒ Attend graduate school (twice as likely) ƒ Translate higher IB diploma scores to higher grades at university

Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) study, May 2011

“24 IB World Schools Make U.S. News & World Report Top 100” Wed, May 9, 2012


More universities are recognizing IB 6,000

5,381

5,047

5,000

Recognition  Policy  Statements

4,000 3,000 2,000

1,522

1,836

1,000

Total  institutions  in IBIS

0 January 2011

January 2012

21% increase in public recognition policy statements  from 2011 to 2012


As IB World Schools mature… they require more advanced PD ™ Cat 3 examples: • content • pedagogy • assessment ™ Online PD    growth ™ Blended  models

FUTURE

Category 3 Category 3 Category 1&2

Category 1&2

Cat 3 Growth

300 200

PAST

100 0 2010

2011

13


IB Professional Development Approx. 53,000 teachers to be trained in 2012 # of Participants by Type of  Workshop

Participant Profile

From 160+ countries

Average age 41.5 years

In House

4,153

69.5% female 3,121

On Site 17,932 Outsourced

45% Master’s degree 54% return attendees

Online

14,617

District 85% English 11% in Spanish 4% in French

11,740


New quality assurance framework …confirms high satisfaction with PD

Key drivers of quality • Variety of teaching and learning strategies

• Programme implementation

• Programme philosophy

• Practical application of theory


New Name, New Look for Teacher Awards

• combining university study with IB qualifications • part of a university degree • better positioned to teach at an IB School •16 universities authorized; 65 more in pipeline

• designed for educators, administrators who want to strengthen their leadership capabilities • enhances ability to take on leadership roles in a school • 5 universities now offering


e-assessment: paper •

• •

e-marking: 2011 – 2013 – May 2012: 5000 examiners using new tool to mark two-thirds of total scripts – Quality assurance assured through premarked, random “seeding” – Replaces paper-based script logistics for schools e-coursework: uploading digital files – 2011: TOK – 2012: Audio files (group 1,2 &6) – 2013: Visual Arts & Extended Essay e-authoring: helps examiners – online collaboration tool in a secure environment e-reports for schools – meta-tagging permits learning reports for school/teacher improvement (IB Results-Extra)

digital


Goal 4

Build a sustainable, responsible and efficient organization for the future • Develop capability of IB leadership & staff • Leverage new global centres through a more effective/efficient organization • Meet end-user needs via a technology infrastructure • Ensure IB long-term financial sustainability to deliver affordable programmes/services while investing for the future. • Support an increasing community size with a more flexible, scalable infrastructure.


Improved programmes, new projects will increase community size 14000

12000

Actuals

Projections 2007 projection

# programmes

10000

Access Projects

8000

MYP NC IBCC 6000

PYP MYP Diploma

4000

2000

0 2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

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Three global centers linked by year-end

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Singapore global centre • Planned opening: September 2012 • Key milestone: the third of three global centres • Re-located (or new) staff: all working towards a common mission • Represents commitment to planned future growth – Bethesda (Americas): August 2010 – The Hague (AEM) : August 2011


In Summary Building capability, improving service

Aligning global standards, practices, delivery of services

Leveraging technology, collaborations, partnerships

Providing leadership in International Education

To ensure our mission, our aim is to better serve and support the growing number of IB World Schools, students and their communities .


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The Global Story: An update on IB strategy implementation