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Kent CP initiative gains momentum with 27 schools

A further 18 schools in Kent have joined an initiative to offer the International Baccalaureate’s (IB) Career-related Programme (CP) from September 2017, taking the total number of schools involved to 27. The initiative is the second phase of a successful CP pilot, initiated by Kent County Council in partnership with IB, which commenced in 2012.

The CP is designed for students wishing to…

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Released on April 6, 2016 at 10:00 —

New study reveals university outcomes for further education mathematics students

New study reveals university outcomes for further education mathematics students

 

Research conducted by the School of Education at University of Leeds, shows that International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) students who study mathematics at higher level* are more likely (34 percent) to obtain a first class degree than those studying alternative pre-university…

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Released on March 8, 2016 at 14:13 —

IB students out-perform in race for top UK university placements

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) students have a 57 percent greater likelihood of attending one of the top 20 UK universities than students who study traditional A Levels. IB students also have greater post education prospects compared to students of matched prior attainment and on average earn more than their A Level counterparts, according to findings from a new report.

The report, conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), compares students…

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Released on February 11, 2016 at 15:49 —

Employers’ needs influencing the further education curriculum

At a London conference, education professionals from maintained and private schools heard how businesses are directly influencing sixth form education provision by mixing workplace skills development with academic and vocational qualifications, through the International Baccalaureate’s (IB) Career-related Programme (CP), to create new routes into careers in the financial sector.

Speakers from M&G Investments and the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment (CISI)…

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Released on December 17, 2015 at 15:00 —

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