For a complete end-to-end guide on ManageBac & IB eCoursework, please see our QuickStart Guide or watch the webinar recording below
The Uploading Work to IB eCoursework live webinar recording provides a comprehensive walk through using our Portfolio and Class features to upload work to IB eCoursework.
Organise student work for upload to eCoursework
Users can use the EC3 button for any files approved on the student Portfolio Timeline to tag the file for eCoursework submission. Administrators and advisors can also filter the Timeline content by applying the IB EC check mark filter or access the teacher-view-only eCoursework folder.
A menu will appear when clicking the EC3 button for any file, where users can tag the file for a specific Subject Group and Subject and will see IB eCoursework requirements for the selected subject.
The eCoursework folder will list all files tagged with the EC3 tag by subject group. You can also generate supported IB forms from the folder by using the Generate IB Forms button.
Drag and Drop student work from ManageBac into IB eCoursework
Student work uploaded into ManageBac Portfolios can then be drag ’n’ dropped into IB eCoursework. This process can be done by the IB Coordinator, Teacher or Student.
Once files are on ManageBac, have been approved & organised, they can be dragged into IB eCoursework.
To do this, open two windows side by side. One for IB eCoursework, and one for ManageBac.
- See steps on accessing IB eCoursework from ManageBac or users can navigate directly to https://upload.ibis.ibo.org/.
- Navigate to the IB eCoursework pages (see IB guidance here).
- Drag files from the student portfolio or anywhere on ManageBac into the File Storage area on IB eCoursework.
Files can be dragged directly from your computer's desktop or Google Drive.
Organise Files on IB eCoursework
On IB eCoursework you can select the student and drag files from the File Storage area into their appropriate subject for submission to IB eCoursework.
ManageBac & eCoursework FAQs
Q: Where can schools find the list of eCoursework files to submit?
A: If your school uses ManageBac for classes, the official IA forms can be exported from your Group 1, 2, 4 classes, as well as for Group 6 Visual Arts classes. If your school uses ManageBac for DP Core, the EE/PPF, TK/PPF and TK/PPD forms can be exported from your year groups.
- See here for further guidance on Exporting IB forms from ManageBac.
- See here for Subject Component requirements
- See here for Changes to internal assessment for May 2020 DP/CP candidates
Q: How do I apply for an extension to the deadlines set by the IB?
A: For any questions regarding arranging extensions or exceptions, or IB requirements regarding formatting/files/forms, please get in touch with the IB directly.
School & Candidate Settings
Q: I noticed our IB School Code is wrong on ManageBac. How can I update this?
A: If you notice that your school code is incorrect on ManageBac, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. ManageBac eCoursework integration will not work if the school code is incorrect.
Q: Where can I update Candidate Session Numbers and IBIS Personal Codes?
A: You can update Candidate Session Numbers and IBIS Personal Codes for individual students via their profiles. You can bulk update these items for students via Year Groups > Plans. See our guide on Updating IBIS Personal Codes for more information.
Accessing IB eCoursework
Q: How can I log-in to eCoursework?
Q: Is my ManageBac password the same as my IB eCoursework password?
For DP students to log in, they will need to navigate to https://candidates.ibo.org and enter in their Personal code and PIN.
Using ManageBac to submit to IB eCoursework
Q: Is it required to submit via ManageBac or can we submit directly to IB eCoursework?
A: ManageBac portfolio tools are available to IBCP & IBDP schools in order to facilitate eCoursework submission, but it is not required to use ManageBac and you can still submit directly from Google Drive or your Desktop.
Q: If I have my student files for eCoursework on my computer, how is uploading them to ManageBac before uploading to eCoursework an advantage?
A: ManageBac can be used as a tool to organise the materials, pre-fill in IB forms automatically, and conduct a 2-step approval process. Each school will find the process that best works for them, be it a combination of ManageBac, Google or local drives. A further benefit to housing the files on ManagaeBac is that all the information is centralised in a shared space for historical reference.
Q: How do I train my teachers and students on how to use ManageBac to upload to IB eCoursework?
For teachers, along with all our written tutorials, we recommend checking out our upcoming webinars on using ManageBac to upload to eCoursework, which can be found here and will be running from April 1-April 8 in every region (pick the time and date that best works for you!).
Q: Does ManageBac currently support MYP ePortfolio submissions?
A: At this time, ManageBac supports the submission of DP & CP content to IB eCoursework.
Q: Does ManageBac Support IAs?
A: ManageBac supports IAs and Orals for subject groups 1, 2 & 4. For other groups, the content can be directly uploaded to the Portfolio. We are working on a feature to help you tag these items with the IB eCoursework label accordingly, you can also Star or gather links to items to begin collating materials for submission.
Q: Can you upload IAs for Group 5 Classes?
A: We don't currently have an IA tab for Group 5 classes, however, for schools using classes, you are able to set the IA up as a task to collect papers.
Q: Are the IAs and recordings on the ManageBac Portfolio Timelines visible to students?
A: To clarify, the content is in the timeline is visible to Teachers & Admins only and is restricted from the student view.
Q: We haven't completed recording Orals. How can we do this remotely via ManageBac?
A: One solution is to host a Zoom or Skype session with your student. Then have open the ManageBac class under the Orals tab from the Teachers end. Pressing record on the Orals tab will allow you to record in this remote environment.
Q: How safe is our data on ManageBac? What privacy policies do you follow?
A: ManageBac is committed to ensuring the safety and privacy of your data. We are ISO 27001 certified, and you can read more about our security compliance policies here.
Q: IBIS recommends the use of Firefox, what about Managebac and different browsers?
Q: How can I get IB eCoursework Help?
A: Please note that IB eCoursework is owned by the IB. If you need any assistance with submitting eCoursework, please refer to the IB eCoursework user guides here, or contact IB Support via email@example.com.