We are looking for Diploma Programme (DP) teachers who would like to contribute to the curriculum review process for the DP philosophy course.
In the Diploma Programme (DP) students often have to make choices about which subjects to take and each IB diploma graduate has a different story behind these decisions. Alumnus Cynthia Claudia tells us about how she shaped her journey through the DP.
“My English HL class in high school confirmed my love of writing…” says DP graduate Marley Esch, “…and TOK showed me how much I love the complexities of the human mind.” How an IB education helped her find her interests and prepared her for university.
By Helen Wilford Art history is itself the study of the rich heritage of visual arts produced by human societies. When studying it as an IB Diploma Programme (DP) course, students get a uniquely interdisciplinary experience, with links to a wealth of other studies: literature, religion, science, architecture, language, technology, anthropology, archaeology and theatre. IB World Schools […]
The extended essay is the longest and most extensive writing assignment in the Diploma Programme (DP). Alumna Sofia Parunova talks about her experience with the extended essay and offers tips for current students.
Proudly telling the world about IB students in our 50th anniversary year Visual arts task deepens curiosity and encourages students to reflect on how the attributes influence their lives When IB Diploma Programme (DP) visual arts teacher Tamara Doleman asked her students at Ashbury College in Ottawa, Canada, to identify the IB learner profile attributes that […]
From three different continents, Diploma Programme (DP) graduates Billy Chen, Andrea Mariani Islas, and Gita Ekaputri tell us how an IB education prepared for them for their university studies and careers.
International School of Stavanger alumnus and IB Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Billy Chen tells us how exploring his identity led him to the study of architecture at the University of Cambridge.
Proudly telling the world about our students in our 50th anniversary year Funds raised by IB students helped cure more than 100 women in underdeveloped communities suffering from obstetric fistula Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic childbirth injuries. More than 2 million women in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin […]
Neysa Sanghavi’s The Study Rwanda Project aims to transform common misconceptions associated with the country and lift refugees out of poverty When IB Diploma Programme (DP) student Neysa Sanghavi first heard about Rwanda in her history and literature class at Singapore International School in Mumbai, India, she thought it was a very traditional and underdeveloped […]
By Judith Baker Food is such a popular subject in schools because it is relevant, interesting, and useful. It is only natural that some students in the UK will want to continue to study it at Key Stage 5. How disappointing then to find that all A Level courses in Food are now discontinued, at […]
Are you an IB Diploma Programme (DP) languages acquisition teacher? New subject guides and teacher support materials are now available for both language B and language ab initio; DP language teachers will start teaching these guides in September 2018 for the first assessment of candidates in 2020. The new curricula have particular focus on the […]
‘Para sports competition’, organized by IB Diploma Programme (DP) students, exemplifies collaboration and understanding of real-life challenges Students in Kazakhstan didn’t have to wait until 2020 for the next Paralympic Games. They created their own competition. IB Diploma Programme (DP) students at Miras International School of Almaty organized the ‘Miras Para sports Competition’ for children […]
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Andrea Islas talks about university success and how the DP prepared her for a career in international relations.
Do you teach a DP studies in language and literature course? We are entering the final stages of the curriculum review cycle and the new courses are almost ready to deliver to you for first teaching in 2019. Here are the highlights of what has changed and how you can prepare to teach the new […]