IB and University Readiness

Many parents in China are starting to hear more about the International Baccalaureate, commonly know by its acronym IB, which boasts a range of services including both frameworks for teaching and learning and a pathway to international universities. The IB is not a new however. It is active in over 146 countries and works with more that 3,600 schools, with around 70 of those based in China.

What many parents don’t hear however is how the IB prepares students not just to gain entrance into international universities, but to be successful with their university studies. A group of Chinese researchers who tracked IB graduates of Chinese heritage over ten years actually found some interesting information. They found that consistently over the ten year study:

• 86% of graduates attended top ranked universities around the world with over half studying in the U.S

• A higher performance in the IB was linked to continued academic success at university

• IB Graduates had significantly improved their thinking, communication skills, time management and maturity as a result of the IB programme

As an ORIGINS Education School, Innova Academy gives our graduates the competitive edge where we combine the rigor of the IB programmes with our own university preparation and Future Ready programmes. These programmes include SAT, IELTS & TOFEL preparation, 21st Century skill development, leadership training and more.

If you are interested in learning more about the IB and how it can enhance your child’s education please visit our website innovaedu.cn or contact our experienced team of IB educators info@innovaedu.cn