Reading for pleasure helps to build literacy, confidence, well-being, development, educational attainment and social skills. If established at a young age, it can inspire a long lasting love of reading, offering a fun way to let imaginations run wild, and an exploration of different places and life experiences. However, reading for fun declines between ages […]
Language is a crucial component of communication, which in turn is essential in our everyday lives. Three Diploma Programme (DP) graduates are here to help you understand and communicate better; whether you are looking for some guidance on crafting the perfect essay, understanding, looking into career options for language-related degrees or interested in studying complexities […]
Each year we invite IB alumni to share their experiences, interests and advice with our global community in the graduate voices series. We welcome Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Alyssa Fernandez, who shares her current experience as an educator after graduating from her IB school, Allen High School in Texas, USA.
Recently honoured as Wisconsin’s 2020 High School Teacher of the Year, Chad Sperzel-Wuchterl, IB Visual Art Department Chair and art teacher at Ronald Reagan High School in Milwaukee, U.S., shares with IB World the key to educational success.
IB Curriculum manager, Guillermo Duff, discusses the individual oral for the new language A syllabuses (first assessment 2021) and how it integrates inter- and intratextuality.
Each year we invite IB alumni to share their experiences, interests and advice with our global community in the graduate voices series. Here, three Diploma Programme (DP) graduates share their experience with a non-traditional university experience each choosing community college, a gap year or taking a second try at university.
Kala Parasuram, Assessment Access and Inclusion Manager at the IB Global Center in Cardiff, Wales, discusses additional time for examinations, access arrangements, and why it’s important for teachers and students to work closely together for these accommodations.
How important is the study of the connections between texts in the new language A subjects (first assessment 2021)? IB Curriculum manager, Guillermo Duff, discusses how the new courses will ask students to consider inter- and intratextuality.
Inspired the 2018 FIFA World Cup, IB Middle Years Programme students from the School of Young Politicians – in Moscow, Russia, held a sports and fitness festival. IB Continuum Coordinator Seda Kocharyan tells us about the initiative, which aimed to promote sports and healthy lifestyles.
Author and human rights activist Ishmael Beah, the third and final speaker for the 2019 IB Global Conference in New Orleans, talks to IB World about how his teachers helped him come to terms with his past as a child soldier in Sierra Leone.
Each year we invite IB alumni to share their experiences, interests and advice with our global community in the graduate voices series. Diploma Programme (DP) graduate from Sekolah Pelita Harapan Sentul City in Indonesia, Maharani Hariga shares why she chose to attend university in Japan as well as the lessons she learned from changing careers […]
This blog is part of a series about using interdisciplinary units (IDUs) in MYP schools with a small student population. This blog delves into the planning of IDUs and the importance of student reflections.
Each year we invite IB alumni to share their experiences, interests and advice with our global community in the graduate voices series. We welcome Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Rya Buckley who recently attended a “fireside chat” at her alma mater, St. Francis Xavier Secondary School in Canada to help transition DP candidates.
Gjøvikregionen International School is typical of smaller, state-subsidized English schools in Norway. With just one class in each year from PYP1 to MYP5 and up to 200 students, these tiny schools have the capacity to successfully develop unique, engaging, and complex programmes. Annie Termaat, Secondary Principal at Gjøvikregionen International School tells us more.