By Pat Villegas The Middle Years Programme (MYP) embraces all students in its approach to performance-based tasks like the MYP projects. The MYP projects are designed to be accessible to all learners, empowering them to demonstrate their understanding of a researched issue. To carry out a project means you must go through a process and […]
Kamilla Mazhenova, who is also Student Council President at the Miras International School in Astana, Kazakhstan , collaborated with blind students at № 10 School in Astana to create a New Year drama.
Each year we invite IB alumni to share their experiences, interests and advice with our global community with the graduate voices series. We welcome alumni contributor Rucha Benare to share her perspective on life after graduating from the Diploma Programme (DP) at Indus International School, Pune.
By Tamizh Ponni Think about it. The things that were our fantasies a couple of decades ago have been brought to life today through the power of technology. The current generation seems to use the tools of technology effortlessly. We are able to witness gradual yet extraordinary growth and innovation take their shape through the […]
The Lycée Technique du Center in Luxembourg explains how it integrates students from all over the world successfully—and three alumni share their experiences The Lycée Technique du Center (LTC) in Luxembourg holds a special position in the country’s educational system. Luxembourg is a multicultural country with 48 per cent foreign nationals, comprising 170 different nationalities. […]
By Dr Dimitrina Trendafilova It was my first lesson after the 2018 summer holidays with the second-year students in one of the Diploma Programme (DP) chemistry classes and I was eager to know how they spent the summer holiday. They all looked grown-up. I asked them to write down their personal “mission statement” and to discuss in small […]
Dr Jamie Chiu, keynote speech at the IB Global Conference in Hong Kong (24-26 March 2019), discusses student mental health and well-being in high-performing schools and shares the patterns that have emerged through analyzing mental health data from several thousand secondary school students.
Twenty-five years on from the Rwandan genocide, three students share their experiences of visiting a country that has managed to rebuild itself “We were all extremely nervous getting off the plane in Kigali in Rwanda. We were as prepared as a group of teenagers could be: we had viewed and discussed Hotel Rwanda, Kinyarwanda and […]
In part two of our series on educational technology, two schools share how augmented reality and virtual reality tools are enhancing student learning and creativity Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are tools that allow students to be immersed in an experience beyond the classroom walls. “These experiences spark inquiry and lead to deeper […]
Four schools at different stages of their IB journey will share their approach to understanding and implementing the Primary Years Programme enhancements in their own context. Here is the third story in the series that features an IB World School in India and illustrates how they began exploring the enhanced content.
Guest contributor Eleni Vardaki tells us about the Stress Less Summit, a discussion she organized to help create healthier home and school environments. Eleni is a Diploma Programme graduate turned IB teacher and youth mentor.
Four schools at different stages of their IB journey share their approach to understanding and implementing the Primary Years Programme enhancements in their own context. Here is the fourth story in the series that features an IB World School in Namibia and illustrates how the school began exploring the enhanced content.
We are looking for Middle Years Programme (MYP) schools who would like to pilot a revised version of the personal project report. This pilot will allow us to evaluate the impact of the proposed changes and make strategic revisions before the new personal project guide is launched in September 2021. Participation in the pilot satisfies […]
By Anne Louise Williams Amro Al Wir (aged 17) and Mohammad Bedour (aged 18) have dreams and aspirations of competing at the Summer Olympic Games in Paris 2024. The World Academy of Sport (WAoS) recently caught up with these two student-athletes from the Amman Baccalaureate School (ABS), both recently representing Jordan at the Youth Olympic […]
New developments are underway in the IB Diploma Programme (DP) mathematics curriculum with the a new course beginning for Year 1 DP students in 2019. Rachelle Bernadel, the IB’s University Relations Administrator for North America, works with institutions to make sure they stay up-to-date.