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    • Consolidate year one learning, close knowledge gaps and prepare for year two material. 
    • Students can choose from over 40 different classes, all taught by expert IB teachers. 

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Welcome to OSC

In our 25th year I am delighted to introduce our new website. Our aim has been to provide a resource of valuable free content and to explain the variety of services we offer to support the IB community.

We specialise exclusively in the IB Diploma Programme and we are extremely proud of the good reputation we have with IB teachers and schools across the world. We have taught over 22,000 students; we work with teachers from over 150 IB schools; and we publish over 70 IB titles. We are 100% committed to giving every student and family a very personal and caring experience.

I hope you find what you are looking for on our website; please do not hesitate to contact our team of IB specialists with any questions or comments.

'Our mission is to provide the highest quality educational support for IB students and schools; to generate profits which are used for philanthropic educational projects; and to create a fulfilling working environment in which everyone is treated with integrity and respect'.


Dr Kim Polgreen, Managing Director

OSC news and IB blogs

Russell on Philosophy
9th Oct 2015

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) always tried to reconcile the analytical approach of science and the philosophical need for new provisional hypotheses about the universe: ‘science is what you more or less know and philosophy is what you do not know’. Only science is capable of giving an objective account of the…

Russell on Philosophy

Building listeners, not just speakers
9th Oct 2015

Here are some ideas I’ve gleaned from teachers in online workshops: Every presentation students complete has a peer assessment component - students must offer comments on the content as well as the presentation skill of their peers. Students read their creative writing aloud to the class and then we have a…

Building listeners, not just speakers

Thematic development and transformation
7th Oct 2015

Image: Denny Euprasert Greetings DP Music teachers! I hope that our colleagues in the northern hemisphere are enjoying a happy return to school whilst our colleagues in the southern hemisphere are enjoying a productive year. The discussion today centres on thematic development and transformation. One area that I experimented with…

Thematic development and transformation
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