A new video library is available to on YouTube and Vimeo to help your community discover and share the IB experience. This series introduces viewers to a global network of engaged, passionate teachers and learners, working toward a common goal; education for a better world. The series includes three vignettes on how IB programmes encourage critical […]
By Neil Bunting This is the second part of a three-piece post: CAR: Challenge, accountability, rigour – three key attributes that my school is focusing on this year. “Accountability breeds response-ability” – Stephen Covey Who is accountable in schools? How many times have we heard someone say it’s not my job to do this or that? […]
Almost 50 per cent of teachers in international schools do not know how to detect child abuse, according to a recent survey. In the second article in the series, investigating child safeguarding, IB World magazine speaks to forensic psychologist Dr Joe Sullivan, about how educators can recognize if abuse is happening in their school and […]
This article shows how to plan a unit of inquiry from the student perspective facilitating the same process that teachers undertake.
This article describes the use of accordion journals and the Understanding Map developed at Project Zero to help students reflect on their learning in a fourth grade classroom. It offers a way for students to take ownership of, and reflect on, their learning.
Founded in 1950, the High School Affiliated to Renmin University just began offering the Diploma Programme in 2012. Yet the cohort already has increased to the point that the biggest barrier to more growth is simply space. Chinese schools typically take a traditional approach to education. The Diploma Programme (DP) focuses on not only the intellectual growth of students […]
A new video library is available to on YouTube and Vimeo to help your community discover and share the IB experience. This series introduces viewers to a global network of engaged, passionate teachers and learners, working toward a common goal; education for a better world. The series includes three vignettes on how IB programmes prepare students […]
Alumnus Austin Butler doesn’t usually enjoy hearing unsolicited advice from people, but he hopes you have the capacity to listen to a hypocrite as he shares a few daily rituals that helped him get through the anxiety of being young and finding his way.
This article describes experiences from the first collaborative meeting based on listening, expressing, collaborating and implementing ideas.
Eighty-five percent of the students at Robinson Secondary School take at least one DP class. That has not always been the case. The coordinators and teachers who make that possible believe in their students and the IB philosophy—and they work hard to support both. The international flavor at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Virginia, in the United States is reflected […]
By Claire Ijsbrandij I have just returned from a video production shoot at IB World Schools in India. The trip gave me a unique opportunity to witness the impact of IB programmes in action and capture it on film to share with the wider community. As always, visiting IB World Schools reignited my belief in what […]
Zuriel Oduwole is making a positive difference to the world. She speaks to IB World magazine about her courageous efforts to get more girls into education
By Jeremie Gluckman It all started in the spring of 2014 with a much-anticipated email informing me that I would be heading to Chengdu, China for training that summer. I had spent the year working part-time and interning in Washington, DC while I completed the lengthy application process, obtained medical clearance and finalized paperwork with […]
By Ashish Trivedi I am delighted to inform the wider community that the first ever government secondary school, SMK Sungai Tapang, Samarahan, Sarawak, in Malaysia has become an IB World School authorized to offer the MYP. There are nine more government secondary schools currently seeking MYP authorization. “With this authorization, the journey for SMK Sungai […]
The International School of Düsseldorf was one of the first schools to offer the Diploma Programme. Some 40 years later, the school continues to believe in the IB pedagogy. When the International School of Düsseldorf (ISD) began to offer the Diploma Programme (DP) in 1977, one obstacle arose immediately: The local state government authorities did not recognize the programme […]