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Century-old school adds IB to traditions

Founded in 1886, the Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) is a Methodist institution and part of the ACS family of schools with over a century of tradition. A comparatively new addition to the school is the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, which includes about 900 of the school’s 3,000 students.

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Thinking globally and acting locally with CAS

IB students who attended the World Student Conference (WSC) in 2012 are still drawing from their experiences and blogging about it! The global recognition team caught up with four of last year’s conference participants to see how they are completing their CAS projects. Details at www.ibo.org/wsc. Nafis Jalil — International School Dhaka, Bangladesh Nafis has […]

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World Student Conference global engagement

Dive into the 2012 World Student Conferences. Look for more this June through August as students prepare for the 2013 conferences. Details on all four conferences are available at www.ibo.org/wsc. Current IB Diploma Programme and Career-related Certificate students will have the opportunity to join with fellow IBers at the different World Student Conferences, taking place around […]

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IB Extended Essay Supports Success at U Va.

As part of a study conducted by University of Virginia (U Va.) researchers, a group of 1,045 International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme alumni—all U Va. undergraduates—participated in a research project that sought to gain understanding about how students’ research activity in the IB Diploma Programme contributed to their U Va. research experiences and outcomes. In particular, […]

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Independent filmmaker: Julienne Rathore

Majoring in Biology may not seem like a step to become a travelling social documentary filmmaker, but that is exactly how Julienne Rathore began her journey. After receiving her IB diploma from St. Olav videregående skole in 1998, her initial love of nature and film has taken her on a journey to become a scriptwriter, […]

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Seeking to innovate within Education: Alumnus Kwabena Amporful

With the support of Stanford University’s Center for Social Innovation, Kwabena Amporful, founder and CEO of the Institute of Teacher Education and Development (INTED), is working to build a professional development culture in schools in Africa; this summer, INTED piloted with 67 participant teachers and school leaders from 14 secondary schools across Ghana.

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Lights, camera, action! An alumna in show biz

After graduating from Fort Meyers High School, Julia Aubuchon moved from sunny Florida to snowy New York and lived to tell the tale. Read along to learn about her life and how her IB experience helped lead her toward her dream job working on the television program Late Night with Jimmy Fallon!

Spotlight on DP alumnus Alex Sarian

Alex Sarian completed the Diploma Programme at St. Andrew’s Scots School in Buenos Aires, Argentina. After graduating from the IB  Diploma Programme (DP), Alex went to New York University to earn a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Educational Theater and Performing Arts Administration. How has your life been shaped by IB? This is one of those […]