What do social causes and activities add to university life? Emily Paglicci, a Diploma Programme (DP) graduate from Carrollwood Day School, wanted more out of her college experience. At American University, USA, she found a way to give back to the community by joining EagleTHON, an organization that raises funds for accessible children’s healthcare.
Kenya is currently rolling out a new national curriculum to transform its education system. It is a task that Maina Gioko, Vice Principal of Professional Development and Outreach at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa, Kenya, has been closely involved in.
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 Johan Byttner who shares his journey entering, leaving and returning to university.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
How can Diploma Programme (DP) students make a difference in the world? We spoke with Moiz Lakhani, a year 2 DP student at Colonel By Secondary School in Canada to discuss his work to empower girls through his prize-winning initiative, NinjaGirls.
We interviewed four Diploma Programme (DP) graduates who have used their experiences and forward thinking to disrupt the social entrepreneur scene.
Ena Peeva launched EDUACTIVE Società Cooperative (EDUACTIVE) to empower young professionals in the job market after graduation. She completed the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at Josip Broz Tito High School, Macedonia.
We are looking for IB Diploma Programme history teachers who would like to contribute to the curriculum review of our DP history course, currently in its research stage and scheduled for publication and first teaching in 2024.