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IB learners develop skills for success

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 […]

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Approaches to accountability

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? […]

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“Adequate training is the only way to detect abuse”

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 […]

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Creating a new tradition

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 […]

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IB learners are prepared for the future

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 […]

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Challenged to succeed

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 […]

Como parte de su trabajo como voluntario en el Cuerpo de Paz de Estados Unidos, Jeremie Gluckman (en el centro de la imagen) impartió clases de inglés a alumnos de Guizhou (China). Obtuvo el diploma del IB en el Indus International School de Bangalore (India).

How the IB equipped me for service with the US Peace Corps

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 […]

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Perseverance pays off

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 […]