The International Baccalaureate (IB) course has been created to give you an introduction and overview of the IB programme. The IB programme is a global leader in international education and designed to enable teachers to develop well-rounded, optimistic and open minded young people.


This introductory course aims to give you an insight into the different programmes run within the International Baccalaureate and takes a deeper look into how and why the IB education system is so beneficial to students and their future prospects.

An Introduction to the International Baccalaureate (IB)

  • Additional Course Information

    The International Baccalaureate (IB) course is split in 5 easy-to-digest video modules with additional reading resources and knowledge enhancement activities, making your studies engaging, practical, fun and informative, whilst providing you with the essential knowledge needed to better understand the IB programme and its aims.

  • Course Chapters

    Introduction - what is the IB?

    The MYP Programme

    The DP Programme

    Assessing the MYP & DP

    Benefits of the IB education

  • Course Length

    13 videos - 63 minutes

  • Guided Learning Hours

    11 hours


    What is GLH or ‘guided learning hours’?


    This number represents the approximate total combined study time required from each user to make the course truly effective. The metric is based on hundreds of thousands of cumulative study hours undertaken by the 15,000 school staff around the world that Guide has developed since 2019. 


    It includes:

    - Length of the videos 

    - Time taken to complete the in-video questions

    - Time taken to read the additional resources

    - Time taken to put items into practice

    - Time taken to ensure teachers are well versed in methodologies and ideas presented within the course

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