New Research on the Bilingual Diploma

We are pleased to share with you the most recently completed Programme Impact Research from the IB: Factors influencing students to earn a bilingual diploma.

The aims of this study were to examine the context of Bilingual Diploma (BD) implementation in schools, to investigate academic outcomes for BD students and to explore perceptions and factors that encourage or discourage students from pursuing the BD.

Students reported that key factors encouraging them to pursue a BD included the desire to be multilingual, future career opportunities and school promotion of the BD.

You can read the full article here.