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Implementing the IB Diploma Programme

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  • Page extent: 548 pages
  • Size: 247 x 175 mm
  • Weight: 1.107 kg

Library of Congress

  • Dewey number: 373.1'9
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: n/a
  • LC Subject headings:
    • International baccalaureate
    • Curriculum planning

Library of Congress Record


 (ISBN-13: 9780521544870 | ISBN-10: 0521544874)

  • Published September 2004

Unavailable - out of print November 2012


The IB Diploma Programme is a two-year pre-university high school programme. Schools wishing to introduce the Diploma Programme are faced with a major investment in terms of time, effort and money in order to become IB-authorised. This hands-on manual helps prospective schools to navigate the process by providing comprehensive information on the Diploma Programme and a clear roadmap for successful IB implementation.


PART ONE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO THE IB DIPLOMA PROGRAMME; 1. Overview of the Diploma Programme; 2. Quality assurance and maintenance of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme; 3. Implementing the Diploma Programme in school; PART TWO: CASE STUDIES AND REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES; 4. View from the UK; 5. Case study: a steep learning curve; 6. Case study: view from the developing world; 7. Mara College Banting: the dividends of a revolutionary vision; 8. The Diploma Programme in North America; PART THREE: THE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME; 9. CAS: creativity, action and service; 10. TOK: Theory of Knowledge; 11. The extended essay; 12. Group 1: Language A1; 13. Group 2: Second language; 14. Group 3: Individuals and societies; 15. Group 4: Experimental sciences; 16. Group 5: Mathematics and computer science; 17. Group 6: The arts; 18. The school based syllabus and trans-disciplinary subjects; 19. Closing thoughts; Glossary.

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