IB Diploma Programme Expanding in Ecuador

Posted on July 17, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador

On the opening day of its annual conference for teachers, coordinators, school heads and other educators who provide an IB education to students in North, Central and South America, the International Baccalaureate (IB) announced new research findings that focus on the implementation of the Diploma Programme (DP) in state schools in Ecuador. The DP is the IB’s highly regarded secondary education program for youths 16-19 years of age. The research team, led by Elisabeth Barnett, PhD, of NCREST, Teachers College, Columbia University, examined the impact of the DP in state schools in Ecuador.
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Supported by Ecuador’s Ministry of Education (MOE), IB programmes have demonstrated their value as a key to improving the rigour and quality of education country-wide. Overall, this IB research study reveals that implementation of the IB in Ecuador has catalyzed positive change in state school support, teacher training, and student development. Read Press Release

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