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The Alberta Association of IB World Schools was founded in 2003.

ABIBS Mission Statement

To provide the Alberta IB World School community with services that enhance student learning and increase the recognition of IB Programmes


Click here to see our current ABIBS Constitution

The specific objectives of the organization are:

  1. To support the goals and objectives of the International Baccalaureate Organization.

  2. To provide support for the International Baccalaureate (IB) programs (Primary Years, Middle Years, and Diploma) and for IB World Schools in Alberta.

  3. To provide communication among IB World Schools in Alberta.

  4. To provide liaison with the Alberta Education.

  5. To provide liaison with post secondary institutions.

  6. To promote special recognition of the IB Diploma by the Ministry of Education and by the universities.

  7. To provide liaison with other Associations of IB World Schools.

  8. To support professional development among IB World Schools in Alberta.

  9. To promote and sponsor IB World School staff and student activities.

  10. To promote research into the benefits of the International Baccalaureate programme and examinations.

  11. To act as a clearing house for information concerning and in support of new IB World Schools as well as continuing IB World Schools.

  12. To pursue grant writing and corporate funding when necessary for specific projects.


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