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Students create app to target Tanzania’s water shortage

Four DP students in Alabama win prestigious computer science prize for their water well mapping tool   Tanzania is more than 7,000 miles away from Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. But four keen young coders in the school’s Diploma Programme (DP) have created an award-winning application (app) that could help make […]

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Dubai student launches start-up conference

Budding entrepreneurs get the chance to meet CEOs from the United Arab Emirates “I wanted to encourage students to get involved with innovation, business and collaboration,” says student Faisal Qureshi about the Student Start-Up Conference UAE he set up last September. A first for the region, the conference brought first-hand insights from CEOs to an […]

Calling all film teachers!

We are urgently looking for additional examiners for the IB Diploma Programme (DP) film course for the May 2019 examination session and beyond. Gaining marking experience as an IB Examiner is an excellent professional development opportunity and can also enhance your teaching and widen your perspective. All work can be completed from the convenience of […]

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Composing the future

We invited DP musician, arts and athlete alumni to talk about their DP experiences. DP alum Alejandro Viramontes talks to us about IB music Higher level (HL), making music, and supportive environments in this inspiring article about transforming dreams into reality.

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Charity remembers IB graduate with scholarships and smiles

Las Majulinas foundation pays tribute to the life of Maju Maisterrena and the IB values she learned at Colegio San Ignacio in Cordoba, Argentina. When María José (Maju) Maisterrena, a Diploma Programme (DP) graduate from Río Cuarto, Argentina, died in a car accident in 2013 just after finishing her degree, her family and friends were […]