Celebrate 50 Years of IB: 1968 - 2018
A vision for a better world: The IB was founded in 1968, paving the way for groundbreaking developments in international education.
In the late 1960s, a group of innovative educators saw a need for an international approach to education which would equip young people with the skills, values and knowledge necessary to build a more peaceful future. Their challenge - to create an education which was academically rigorous, with a school leaving qualification which was accepted by the best universities around the world. Combining their collective skills, experience and expertise in all areas of education, they created the International Baccalaureate (IB). From this strong foundation, educators have continued to develop and co-create the education for almost 50 years - and today, it is just as true to its founding ethos and values of education for a better world. Read more