Five decades ago in 1968 Inspired by a spirit of hope in the post-World War era, the IB pioneered a movement for international education. Our founders saw a need for an international approach to education, which would bring young people together with the skills, values and knowledge necessary to build a more peaceful future. 2018 […]
Diploma Programme graduate Rachon Sweiss says, “Failing calculus wasn’t my first or last failure, and even though understanding why I failed came a little too late, the experience fundamentally shifted my mindset and approach to learning.”
This article puts forward three different approaches to the creation and use of the central idea, including early sharing, student creation and parent creation of the central idea. It shares the benefits and drawbacks of all three approaches.
At the World Bank Group annual meeting, leaders gathered to discuss the large gap in educational standards around the world. Ocie Grimsley watched via live stream to recap the possible solutions to the learning crisis brought forward by five panelists.
New IB parent? This easy to follow guide of IB terms may be just the thing for you.
In this article you will find a framework for co-constructing success criteria with grade 4 students as part of assessment planning.
The Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya is home to 183,543 people including a majority of school-age children. A shared initiative between the International School of Moshi (ISM), Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Windle Trust, Xavier Projects, UNHCR, UNESCO and Moi University in Nairobi will bring highly skilled teachers to the camp.
The University of Rochester held the very first IB orientation event for incoming first year university students who completed the IB Diploma Programme. Here’s how it worked and why students attended.
Motivation can be hard to find as a student. In this article, Byron Dolon talks about how he struggled with this problem and overcame the obstacles that came with it.
Can students connect physical education (PE) to a unit of inquiry and can lower elementary students be in charge of their own PE?
IB graduate Avery Coffey is using his past to change the future in education in this interview with IB World Magazine. He tells us how he plans to create a start-up to address education inequality for those with limited access to education.
This article illustrates inquiry on transportation through an unstructured play-based environment.
In the Primary Years Programme (PYP), students are encouraged to be curious and caring lifelong learners with the capacity to take responsible action. A crucial part of the programme is the PYP exhibition, a culminating in-depth and collaborative project held during the final year of the programme. A recently published study explores this keystone event […]
By Adrian von Wrede-Jervis In the first of a two-part series for teachers of the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP), I’m looking at the function of key concepts and global contexts in the MYP. I also explore two potential strategies for supporting interdisciplinary understanding. Setting the scene When students graduate from our schools, they enter […]
Eleni Vardaki, IB Diploma Programme graduate-and-educator, sat down with fellow IB grad, Kleio Kartalis, to talk about the three biggest points of stress for IB Diploma Programme students. She offers her own recommendations and encourages schools to create a dialogue on the topic to support student success.