The IB. Two letters. Two languages. A well known brand in education, but how does the International Baccalaureate actually deliver an altogether distinctive and global education pedagogy? As the curriculum turns 50, Patrick Atack takes a closer look and its European roots and global future.
While Hong Kong’s Joshua Wong may have captured the world’s imagination with his bold form of student activism, the heaving crowds, television cameras and pop star visits of late 2014 have since been relegated to archival news footage. But how did those events impact on Hong Kong’s student cohort and the international ambitions of its education sector? Tom Spurling reports.