Proudly telling the world about our philosophy in our 50th anniversary year By Paula Wilcock The first official examinations for IB Diploma Programme (DP) assessments were taken in 1971 by just 29 students. Fast-forward to today and more than 200,000 students will take an IB assessment this year alone. We asked Paula Wilcock, Chief Assessment […]
On a recent trip to France, IB students from India immersed themselves in both French language and culture, and the plight of refugees. “The most engaging time of their young student lives.” That’s how IB French teacher Chandniee Tushariyengar described a recent trip she and her students took to France. Back in March, Chandniee and […]
Let’s begin by dispelling the rumor that theatre folk don’t do mathematics. We do, in fact, use math and scientific reasoning on a regular basis.
Proudly telling the world about our philosophy in our 50th anniversary year Jay Mathews’ employer for 50 years, The Washington Post, describes him as a Harvard-educated columnist and education writer with Chinese language skills and author of nine books, including five about high schools and a New York Times bestseller. It was also Jay who “created […]
Proudly telling the world about our students in our 50th anniversary year Meet the IB student from a low-income Mexican family who attracted more than US$1million in university scholarships “I always wanted to go to college. Except I was worried about the prices because college is pretty expensive.” Darlene Diaz need worry no more. This […]
All alone, on a boat, circumnavigating the globe in harsh conditions, and a very real understanding of what it means to rely on a finite supply of resources and their link to success or failure … and an idea is sparked for ways to shift society to a more sustainable future.
We are currently investigating the viability of offering sign language as a language acquisition course in the IB Diploma Programme—would your school be interested in offering this potential new course?
Have you ever wondered what happens to your examination paper from the moment you complete it to the moment you receive your results?
How do IB programmes ignite a sense of self-confidence, curiosity and creativity within students? Fatima Sul joins us this year as a 2018 alumni contributor to share her experience since graduating from the Diploma Programme (DP).
Carys Feeha drew on her Welsh heritage to win a scholarship to study animation at the prestigious California Institute of the Arts (aka CalArts) in Los Angeles.
Alexandre Veillerette is rather handy with a baton. In the Spring of 2018 he conducted over 50 of his fellow student musicians in a concert in front of a 550-strong audience at Rome’s famous arts centre Parco Della Musica. The 17-year-old, who studies on the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at St George’s British International School, […]
By Nathaniel Katz Following two years of intense art making in the visual arts course, my students celebrated their achievements with a final art exhibition. They spent the week prior to the vernissage curating their own shows, and with family and the school community in attendance inaugurated the exhibition, enjoyed each other’s hard work, and […]
Proudly telling the world about our innovative curriculum developments in our 50th anniversary year We are (in) the revolution. The way that our world works, thinks and communicates is changing. Many of us (but not all) can easily tuck away much of human knowledge in our front pocket. On our screens flash centuries worth of […]
We spoke with parents to ask one simple question: Why IB? Here’s what they had to say.