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Let’s change the world!

In this article you will read about fourth grade students choosing to contribute to the efforts of reducing the excessive use of single-use plastic, by giving advice to their families and reusing plastic caps to manufacture objects to cover some classroom needs.

Maryam Al-Ammari (right) at the Maharat Sewing Center in Dhlail, Jordan.

How your ideas will shape the future

As part of our 50th anniversary celebrations, we’re inviting students from all four IB programmes to join our #generationIB event to showcase their collaborative skills and innovative ideas and solutions with the world. At the age of 16, Maryam Al-Ammari knew she needed to do more to support her community. As an IB student in Bahrain, [...]
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Students tackle global challenges for #generationIB

Proudly telling the world about our community in our 50th anniversary year We’re halfway through our #generationIB campaign and we’ve already received dozens of submissions from students around the world. IB students have been coming up with exciting, innovative and practical ways to solve global problems, and using social media to engage with the world […]

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Lessons from a study abroad office

While studying abroad, Halley Rose navigated the streets of Copenhagen, Denmark by bicycle. She joins us this year as an alumni contributor to share her experience since graduating from the Diploma Programme (DP). This is her second story of the series. [Photo courtesy of Halley Rose Meslin] By Halley Rose Meslin I always knew I wanted to study abroad. [...]
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How to define a global challenge

As part of our 50th anniversary celebrations, we’re inviting students from all four IB programmes to join our #generationIB event to showcase their collaborative skills and innovative ideas and solutions with the world. He reported on the fall of Yugoslavia, the Palestinian intifada, and the Soviet invasion in Afghanistan. Now, Aernout van Lynden is teaching students to [...]
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Changing attitudes to homelessness

An IB student has produced a book of her interviews with homeless people to encourage society to treat them with more respect The homeless are often negatively stereotyped, but one student at Meadowridge School, British Columbia, Canada, has set out to dispel people’s prejudices. For her Middle Years Programme (MYP) personal project, Alice (Yihong) Liu [...]