Joining our series featuring graduate voices, alumna Iva Martinac’s open letter to students explores her changing impressions of the IB diploma after beginning her first year at university in Roskilde, Denmark.
Diploma Programme (DP) student Hari Tamang joined a trip to the Earth’s northernmost region to discuss climate change, technology and ethics “There are trips, and then there are the trips that change you,” says Hari Tamang, a DP student at UWC Red Cross Nordic (RCN), Norway. “I still cannot believe that I swam across the 80th […]
The extended essay is likely the largest independent task for Diploma Programme (DP) students during their studies, and for this reason carries a reputation as a daunting DP requirement. Alumni share their methods for getting started and discuss the long-term rewards that follow this notable achievement.
Aditi Babel reflects on balancing academics with her creative interests for our series featuring graduate voices. She is a medical student and author of the book Unsettled.
Amir Abdou has won a chance to conduct his science experiment in zero gravity. He’ll experience lunar and zero gravity, as well as conducting experiments on-board a specially equipped aircraft—also known as the ‘Vomit Comet’.
IB students from Canada qualify for the Tournament of Champions Three Diploma Programme (DP) students from Cobourg Collegiate Institute (CCI), Ontario, Canada have reached the World Scholar’s Cup Tournament of Champions. The competition, which takes place over a series of rounds, aims to motivate students of all backgrounds to discover new strengths, practise new skills […]
Alumnus Theadosia Kurniawan sits down for a conversation with fellow IB graduate Akshi Singh to look at the journey they have taken since their days in the IB Diploma Programme (DP).
With school having started this month for many countries, here are four things a student should know as they enter their first few weeks in the IB Diploma Programme (DP).
IB Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Jun-Ting Yeung dives into Theory of Knowledge (TOK) for his second story in our series featuring graduate voices.
Proudly telling the world about our curricula in our 50th anniversary year By Robin Julian Writing a 4,000-word research essay in the last year of high school is a remarkable accomplishment for many reasons. But how valuable is it really? We completed some research of our own with almost 400 DP graduates to find out […]
Proudly telling the world about our schools in our 50th anniversary year An interdisciplinary project on the aftermath of World War I, involving five IB World Schools, has been a model of international-mindedness and collaboration Organizing a single project within one school can be difficult enough, but five IB World Schools in different European countries […]
Instead of teaching a “by the book” standard definition of economics, I create an experience for the students so they can define economics in their own language, using their own beliefs and their own diverse backgrounds and paradigms. Then, we discuss.
“I wanted to give those who can’t see the ability to experience books at the tips of their fingers, and build an image of an object in their mind,” says Bangalore student Anusha Singh.
Proudly telling the world about our community in our 50th anniversary year Two IB students from the UK and India worked with the OSCAR Foundation to educate underprivileged children in Mumbai. “The beauty of the IB is that it makes you think differently. You don’t just study your country, you study the world”, says Ruby […]