What Is Inquiry-Based Learning?

Much has been written about IBL (inquiry-based learning), but what exactly is it and how does it help children to learn? AISPP believes that IBL, in many ways, alters the role of both teacher and student. In fact, inquiry-based learning, a fundamental concept adopted by the IB (International Baccalaureate) programme, emphasizes the important part that students themselves have to play in their education.