IB Examiner Graduate Credit

Kent State University (KSU) is partnering with the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) to offer graduate credit to IB Examiners who have successfully completed the IB Examiner training and graded components THIS SPRING AND APPROVED BY IBO are able to apply for graduate credit. 

Examiners will receive an invitation to register for graduate credit from IBO and Kent State.

If you think you may be eligible, contact the IB Examiner Recruitment and Training Team at examiners@ibo.org

THIS IS NOT A CLASS.  This is an opportunity to apply for graduate credit for coursework already taken. 

Once you receive the invitation to register for credit:

Step 1: Complete the graduate credit registration form sent from IBO.

Step 2: Upon confirmation of registration email, complete online payment (2 graduate credits is $440 USD) 

Step 3: Submit the assignment to Dr. Mandy Cenker at mcenker@kent.edu by the given deadline date.


Please respond in the form of a thoughtful essay of approximately 3-5 pages to one the following prompts:
1.    From your experience as an IB examiner, explain the significant components of best assessment and grading practices.

       - OR -

2.    Compare and contrast your understanding of grading practices before and after the IB examiner training. Provide specific examples to illustrate how you may have marked exams differently before and after viewing the resources on the online examiner training site.

Assignments should be written in English, use 12 point font, double spaced, and spell checked. Send completed assignment to Dr. Mandy Cenker at mcenker@kent.edu by FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2021.

A transcript for this credit will be available after December 30th by going to http://www.kent.edu/registrar/transcript-requests