We speak with Alma Karabeg about how her IB Diploma Programme (DP) experience helped develop interests which led to a career in public service. She is Deputy President of JCI Norway, an organization that that provides training to young leaders and entrepreneurs.
Daniel Villar-Onrubia is an IB Diploma Programme gradautes from IES Martínez Montañésin Spain. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of his IB World School, he created an online directory of past graduates to reconnect with each other and celebrate their school’s success.
Jennifer Hoover of Richard Montgomery High School (RMHS), Montgomery County, Maryland, USA is her county’s magnet coordinator and her school’s Diploma Programme (DP) Coordinator (RMHS offers MYP years 4 and 5 plus the DP). She explains how Curriculum Connections helped the IB teaching team there meet programme and curriculum requirements. Q: Why did you choose […]
It’s likely that computational chemistry is an unfamiliar term to many of us. However, Diploma Programme graduates in Girona, Spain—Arnau Cañabate and Èric Vallès from Bell-lloc del Pla school—recently won four well-respected awards for their research on the topic. The four awards include: Gaining a grant Granting a Joves 10 Scholarship Foundation Jaume Casademont, Girona […]
As we approach 5 July when the IB issues students with their Diploma Programme (DP) results for the May 2016 session, it is worth focusing, for a moment, on what those results actually mean.
We speak with IB diploma graduates Nikolas Hammermann and Tobias Hübner, the creators of SMARTPREP. Tobias and Nikolas both completed the IB Diploma Programme at Munich International School.
We invited IB diploma graduates to reflect on post-IB life and offer perspectives on topics of their choosing. This is the second article in a series by Jasmine Jackson-Irwin, one of this year’s cohort of alumni contributing authors. By Jasmine Jackson-Irwin An IB alumna, a liberal arts graduate, and a tech salesperson walk into a room. What do […]
Looking back at the IB Diploma, International School of Indiana alumnus Paul Jeffries says: “What you won’t forget is the learner profile—not because you cling to it in your memory, but because it is a part of who you have become in your time as an IB student.”
“Perhaps inspired by the IB Diploma Program’s (DP) Learner Profile, I embraced the idea of a multidisciplinary education, where I was challenged to think and learn as an engineer, as a clinician, as a patient and as an entrepreneur. ” – Alumnus Adrián Alemán
Case study: Diploma Programme (DP) Founded in 1950, the High School Affiliated to Renmin University in China just began offering the Diploma Programme in 2012. Yet the cohort already has increased to the point that the biggest barrier to more growth is simply space. Chinese schools typically take a traditional approach to education. The Diploma Programme (DP) focuses on not […]
Alumnus Austin Butler doesn’t usually enjoy hearing unsolicited advice from people, but he hopes you have the capacity to listen to a hypocrite as he shares a few daily rituals that helped him get through the anxiety of being young and finding his way.
Case study: Diploma Programme (DP) Eighty-five percent of the students at Robinson Secondary School take at least one DP class. That has not always been the case. The coordinators and teachers who make that possible believe in their students and the IB philosophy—and they work hard to support both. The international flavor at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Virginia, in the […]
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year By Jeremie Gluckman It all started in the spring of 2014 with a much-anticipated email informing me that I would be heading to Chengdu, China for training that summer. I had spent the year working part-time and interning in Washington, DC while I completed […]
Case study: Diploma Programme (DP) The International School of Düsseldorf was one of the first schools to offer the Diploma Programme. Some 40 years later, the school continues to believe in the IB pedagogy. When the International School of Düsseldorf (ISD) began to offer the Diploma Programme (DP) in 1977, one obstacle arose immediately: The local state government authorities did […]
Alumna Haley Clasen looks back on her exam experience to encourage this year’s class of DP graduates to strive for success. She currently attends Messiah College and received her IB Diploma at Fishers High School, US.