This blog post will be chronologically updated with the latest announcements by The International Baccalaureate (IB) Examinations.
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Latest International Baccalaureate Examination News
27th March, 2020 – MYP eAssesment Update
A survey has been handed out to eAssement schools and the IBO has stated that they will be in regular communications with these schools. Personal Project and ePortfolio are continuing as normal.
(Source – https://www.ibo.org/news/news-about-the-ib/covid-19-coronavirus-updates/#middle-years-programme)
27th March, 2020 – International Baccalaureate Results 2020 (Intended Release – 5th July, 2020)
The IBO has announced that they will be using vast historical assessment data to ensure a rigorous process of due diligence in what is a truly unprecedent situation. They have stated that they will be undertaking significant data analysis from previous exam sessions, individual school data, subject data as well as comparative data of schools who have already completed uploading requirements and those who have not.
They will require schools to submit the coursework for all candidates. They will externally mark work that is usually marked by teachers, instead of taking samples and applying moderation.
The IBO intends to release results to universities/institutions and schools as planned on 5 July 2020.
(Source – https://www.ibo.org/news/news-about-the-ib/covid-19-coronavirus-updates/#results)
27th March, 2020 – International Baccalaureate FAQ’s PDF
The IBO has updated their FAQ’s PDF with questionst that students might have. This PDF covers everything from Results, Examinations Fees, Coursework & Deadline Extensions and mauch more
(Source – https://www.ibo.org/globalassets/news-assets/coronavirus/coronavirus-outbreak-faq-en.PDF)
23rd March, 2020 – Cancellation of May 2020 Examinations (IB DP & Career-related Program)
The IBO announces that the May 2020 examiantions will not be held and all registered students will recieve a Diploma or Course certificate which reflects their standarad of coursework till date.
(Source – https://www.ibo.org/news/news-about-the-ib/may-2020-examinations-will-no-longer-be-held/)