What do employers think of the IB Diploma?
Arguably, today’s sixth-form students need to think of employment rather than university as the “end-point” of their secondary education. IB Diploma graduates have a range of interlinked skills:
Furthermore, employers are increasingly aware that IB graduate have these qualities, and of the advantages the IB confers in the world of employment:
“Students in the UK studying the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme are more likely to achieve a first-class honours award at degree level and go on to more highly-paid jobs after graduation than their contemporaries taking A levels or equivalent qualifications, a new study has revealed.” (Re:locate, magazine for Human Resources, global managers and relocation professionals, 17 May 2011)