THE EXTENDED ESSAY - AN OVERVIEW
What is the EE? The extended essay is an in-depth investigation into a topic of choice for each student enrolled in the IB Diploma Program. Completion of the essay is a requirement to receive the IB Diploma.
What is the purpose of the EE? The extended essay gives each student an opportunity to learn and practice both research skills and writing skills based on a focused question. Such research and writing provide the foundation for post-secondary research activities.