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.
Harsh Bagdy has always had a passion for giving back, which fuelled his desire to create a non-profit charity, Charity Health Resources. The charity raises money to purchase quality wheelchairs, walkers, shower chairs and other devices for people without adequate health insurance. In its first year it made 20 donations.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Michaela Clancy tells us about the unexpected challenges of taking big steps toward a smaller environmental footprint. This is Michaela’s second story in our graduate voices series.
When passionate and driven educators come together to focus on tough pedagogical issues, ideas are formed and goals are set. The Global Alliance for Innovative Learning (GAIL) unites educators and students from all over the world. Two people with a similar vision established the alliance in 2013. They valued education, collaboration and intellectual pedagogical discussions […]
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 making the most of your internships and other professional development skills.
Each year we invite IB alumni to share their experiences, interests and advice with our global community in the graduate voices series. Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Tara McCook returns to share the impact an IB experience makes in world that is rapidly advancing.
Language is a crucial component of communication, which in turn is essential in our everyday lives. Three Diploma Programme (DP) graduates are here to help you understand and communicate better; whether you are looking for some guidance on crafting the perfect essay, understanding, looking into career options for language-related degrees or interested in studying complexities […]
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 Alyssa Fernandez, who shares her current experience as an educator after graduating from her IB school, Allen High School in Texas, USA.
Recently honoured as Wisconsin’s 2020 High School Teacher of the Year, Chad Sperzel-Wuchterl, IB Visual Art Department Chair and art teacher at Ronald Reagan High School in Milwaukee, U.S., shares with IB World the key to educational success.
IB Curriculum manager, Guillermo Duff, discusses the individual oral for the new language A syllabuses (first assessment 2021) and how it integrates inter- and intratextuality.