What are IB grads passionate about? These Diploma Programme (DP) grads share why they turned their interests into passion projects to help others. You can find more stories like this at @ibalumni on Instagram!
The Diploma Programme (DP) is a two-year program that aims to challenge students aged 16-19 on an intellectual, emotional and ethical level while also providing them with the breadth and depth of knowledge of multiple subject areas. Learn more about the components of the DP program and see why it is a valued global curriculum.
This post is part of a series in which admissions officers answer questions about International Baccalaureate (IB) student university applications.
We are asking alumni about what inspired them to dedicate their careers to a social enterprise. Sebastián Salinas is an IB Diploma Programme (DP) graduate of Dunalastair in Chile who shares his journey with Balloon Latam in the Q&A below.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Viola Wiegand offers valuable insights to help bring your extended essay research into the digital world. This is her second story in our graduate voices series.
Every year, IB Diploma Programme students at Lincoln Community School attend a conference as part of its Ghana Model United Nations (GHAMUN) programme. Students from LCS and other international schools in Ghana and West Africa have the opportunity to simulate UN-style debates, to help them learn about diplomacy, negotiation, international relations, and current global challenges.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Rya Buckley shares tips for making the extended essay writing process enjoyable and educational. This is her second story in our graduate voices series.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Vidish Parikh on the importance of reflecting on the learning process. This is his second story in our graduate voices series.
By Askar Kossybayev and Sagingaliy Kaliyev Since implementing the IB Diploma Programme (DP) and Middle Years Programme (MYP) in 2013, the school community of the Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Astana has become increasingly aware of the positive aspects of these unique programmes, which seek to develop students who will build a better world through intercultural […]
Imagine having a Maasai warrior teaching your students about indigenous communities? The Indigenous Dialogue Project is working to make this possible by connecting Middle Years Programme (MYP) and IB Diploma Programme (DP) students to indigenous perspectives across the world, via video conference.
The IB requires six courses to complete the Diploma Programme (DP), three at the Standard Level (SL) and three at the Higher Level (HL). As you consider your options, see advice from IB alumni to help you narrow down your choices and tailor your IB experience to fit your passions and goals.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Leilani Stacy shares her experiences as a Fulbright scholar in Lisbon, Portugal. This is her second story in our graduate voices series.
Teachers and examiners sometimes find themselves wondering whether a text should be considered literary or non-literary. The answer is often elusive, and agreement is difficult to arrive at. This blog post, by Guillermo Duff, explores some guidelines that could be considered when deciding on the nature of a text.
Each year we invite IB alumni to share their experiences, interests and advice with our global community in the graduate voices series. Here, three Diploma Programme (DP) graduates share their perspectives on pushing out of your comfort zones and speaking up for your self.