‘Para sports competition’, organized by IB Diploma Programme (DP) students, exemplifies collaboration and understanding of real-life challenges Students in Kazakhstan didn’t have to wait until 2020 for the next Paralympic Games. They created their own competition. IB Diploma Programme (DP) students at Miras International School of Almaty organized the ‘Miras Para sports Competition’ for children […]
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Andrea Islas talks about university success and how the DP prepared her for a career in international relations.
Do you teach a DP studies in language and literature course? We are entering the final stages of the curriculum review cycle and the new courses are almost ready to deliver to you for first teaching in 2019. Here are the highlights of what has changed and how you can prepare to teach the new […]
Proudly telling the world about our alumni in our 50th anniversary year More than 11,000 former IB students who graduated between 1979 and 2017 completed a survey that gives us further insight into the impact of the Diploma Programme (DP) in life after IB. Are IB learners fulfilling our mission—to create a better world through education? […]
An IB World School in Puerto Rico was badly affected by Hurricane Maria. But that didn’t stop teachers and students helping local communities to rebuild and recover Hurricane Maria brought brutal devastation to the island of Puerto Rico on 20 September 2017. It was the second category 5 hurricane to threaten the island in as […]
By Antony Furlong Consider the following question: On a scale of 1-10, how lifelike are each of the following drawings of an elephant? If I asked this question to a room full of people, I’d probably get a wide range of answers for each elephant. Maybe you think elephant A’s a 2 but the person […]
“A jack of all trades, but a master of none,” proves to be a helpful statement instead of a belittling one in this article from Gita Ekaputri. The IB alum talks about how everything you learn can apply to anything in real life.
DP duo gets whole school involved to design and produce 60 dog toys for a local refuge Dog lovers and IB Diploma Programme (DP) students from PLC Perth, in Australia, decided to put their creativity skills to use for Shenton Park Dog Refuge Home. Ava Gajdatsy and Sophia Gawan-Taylor designed and made three different dog […]
Cross-county collaborations raise awareness of children’s rights, as students encourage everyone to play an active role in creating a better future for children From acting as principal for a day at Nord Anglia International School, Shanghai, to debating and discussing solutions for world population growth at the British International School, Houston, USA, students helped spread the […]
Former DP teacher Margarita Mansola tells IB World magazine how the power of education changed the lives of many refugee children More than 1,500 refugees were transferred to Helliniko—a temporary, emergency refugee camp in Greece—when Macedonia closed its borders back in November 2015. Since closed down, it was a makeshift camp built in Athens’ old […]
Ongoing CAS project is working to provide a safer, non-polluted environment for the community It was impossible to ignore the bad smell from the unsightly Dahisar River, in India, which is situated next to Singapore International School, Mumbai. The river is highly polluted as industrial waste and sewage is regularly dumped there. To improve the […]
IB educators around the world share their most inspiring and innovative lessons with IB World magazine As the end of 2017 draws near, it offers educators an ideal opportunity to reflect on the last 12 months. Below educators share their most memorable lessons, which engaged and equally challenged their students. This was the most successful […]
The problem is that too often, and in too many ways, current systems of mass education are a catastrophe in themselves. Far from looking to the future, too often they are facing stubbornly towards the past.” – Sir Ken Robinson, Out Of Our Minds: Learning To Be Creative. The skills needed to thrive in modern societies […]
Proudly telling the world about our alumni in our 50th anniversary year DP student Sea Yun Joung shares with IB World how the TOK course makes an IB education unique and benefits him as a lifelong learner “Implicit”, “inquisitive” and “thought provoking” are just some of the words Sea Yun Joung, IB Diploma Programme (DP) student […]
A memorable experience at age 14 turned an IB graduate into a lifelong service activist Nicole Hon, from Hong Kong, still remembers the day her father took her on a Lions Club International service project at age 14. They visited local cage homes, which are cages stacked on top of each other, measuring 6ft by […]