What’s different about the IB Diploma? From an IB student’s perspective

So, you have already chosen to do the IB – great decision! As you may know, the diploma programme is one of the fastest growing systems in the world (IB Fast Facts). Not only that, but you are joining a cohort of students that is truly global in outlook. In fact, over 2500 schools worldwide are now doing the IB. So what is the real difference between doing the diploma as opposed to other systems? As an ex-IB student myself, I ...

Bespoke OSC Course Group Booking Service for IB Schools

OSC are delighted to work with schools around the world to provide students with access to our world leading IB Revision Courses, Pre IB Summer Schools and Mid IB Summer Courses. Each year, schools across the globe send student groups to our programmes as a supplement to the instruction and support provided at their school. Whether for exam revision or IBDP preparation, our partner schools recognise that our IB courses offer students exposure to other teaching styles, an opportunity for focused ...

OSC IB School Visit Programme

At OSC, we are passionate about providing support for IB Diploma Programme students and schools. Our experienced IB experts visit schools around the world delivering free, pedagogical presentations to IB students. Every year, we visit over 200 IB schools around the world. Designed to be an extra tool to help IB Coordinators manage their cohorts, the presentations offer students different perspectives from an external, experienced IB expert. Each presentation is interactive and covers key skills, tips, tricks and advice crucial for IB ...

Free Resources for IB Teachers and Students

Here at OSC, we are constantly using our experience and expertise to develop new tools that will help make IB student’s and teacher’s lives feel much easier. We know how scarce IB resources are and how little time IB students and teachers have. Our tools and resources can help you, and they are free! Free tools and resources for the new 2014-2015 academic year and for November IB exam takers: IBDP Planner – a fantastic calendar to allow students to schedule ...

Welcome to Expanding Your Web

We now are in the next era of using Web 2.0 and social learning. The ideas that will be investigated in this blog is best captured in a graphic. Situations & Scenarios examines how web 2.0 and social learning are used in any of the four IB programmes for both personal productivity and creativity as well as collaboration and sharing. Those involved may include teachers using online tools to plan learning activities, students in geographically dispersed classrooms collaborating in a ...