IB Schools and Colleges Association

The benefits of the International Baccalaureate Diploma for Latin and Classics in the Sixth Form


In spite of its world-wide reach, the International Baccalaureate (IB) is still a relatively unknown quantity in many schools in the UK. Even if teachers know of the IB, very few teachers know how it works and even fewer have actually taught it. As a result, not enough Classicists realise how beneficial the IB can be for the teaching of Latin. This article aims at highlighting three main reasons why Classics teachers should be championing the International Baccalaureate in their sixth forms……..”


Read more: the IBD article is published in the Journal of Classics Teaching, and is available (free) on the Cambridge Uni Press Core website here