By IB student, Alya Al-Ammari I had always hoped to start my own charity. Yet, I didn’t have the motivation nor the time management to balance aspirations with my school work and extracurricular activities. Even if I did, I thought it would be impossible. I had it ingrained in my mind that Arab culture was […]
International-mindedness is the bedrock of the IB approach. While we in the IB community understand its importance, it can be a challenging concept to define, develop and assess. To shed more light on the practice of international-mindedness, researchers from the University of Bath conducted an in-depth, multi-programme study in nine IB World Schools around the […]
DP students in Indiana organized a huge recycling drive to help an IB World School in Flint during the water crisis
Alyson Galow wants to reduce the amount of time visually impaired people have to wait before receiving a guide dog
IB teachers and students are thinking outside the box to raise awareness of real-world issues, as IB World investigates
Strengthen your university application with guidance from university admissions. Jonathan Burdick, University of Rochester, talks about strategies students can use to discuss creativity, activity, service (CAS) in their application.
By Laura Wellesley Since bidding farewell in July to the latest group of IB students to attend an IB World Student Conference, we remain proud and delighted that such a wonderfully-engaged group of young people joined us to develop innovative solutions to some real, significant global issues. We welcomed 361 students to the two 2016 […]
Alumna Frances Marsh says that her Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) project experience helped get her to the position she is in today, working with the European Voluntary Service (EVS).
IB World Schools tell IB World magazine how they are promoting world peace
Ashley Zhou (pronounced Zo) was a senior at St Petersburg High School from 2014-15, in this sunny bayside city in the smaller Florida peninsula tucked between the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay. Ashley graduated first in her class and presented the valedictorian address. Then and now, she was the pride of her school; one […]
Making the transition from high school to higher education can be a daunting experience. It can involve leaving home and moving to a new town or city, or even a new country. Students experience all-sorts of “new”, from learning environments to teachers and teaching styles, to friends, to areas of study, to local cultures. Part […]
An IB Diploma Programme student tells IB World magazine how helping others achieve their dreams has fine-tuned her own skills
Two schools tell IB World magazine about what they’re doing to help the environment and protect the planet San Diego, US Pacific Beach Middle School students in San Diego were inspired by 2015’s Global Youth Service Day to create a number of environmental projects. MYP student Chloe Pardo launched a webpage and social media pages, […]
Alumnus Bao “Terry” Cao writes in from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst to share how his Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) project at the Australian International School opened the door to a lifelong pursuit – coaching youth football and soccer.
More and more teachers are talking about it, but how can you help students become creative? IB World magazine asks educators for their tried-and-tested methods