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.
Since Wendy Johnson became Principal at Glenunga International High School, in South Australia, she has worked with school leaders to radically transform it into one of the top-performing schools in the country. She shares her inspirational story with IB World magazine
As an IB parent and the Assistant Dean of Admission at Stanford University, Debra Von Bargen has firsthand experience working with many IB graduates. She is excited to see how a student has taken on the IB and knows that IB students show very high success rates during their first year of university.
We invited IB Diploma Programme (DP) graduates to introduce us to topics and concepts from their field of expertise. Alumna Sofia Singler has been awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship for the pursuit of a PhD at the Department of Architecture of the University of Cambridge, UK.
Alumna Maham Kamal Khanum tells this year’s class “that when you look back a year from now on your own DP experience – yes, you will be able to recall all the memories of anxiety and stress – but it will stay with you as an experience you learn from throughout life.”
Alumnus Sriram Subramanian is co-founder of Callido Learning, an education technology initiative created by IB Diploma graduates to develop 21st century skills for all students. He received his IB Diploma from Dhirubhai Ambani International School.
Alumna Irene Sánchez Brualla reflects on how a strong global perspective and focus on international mindedness may help students approach today’s complex challenges.
Medical student Puja Shahrouki received his IB Diploma from Hvitfeldtska gymnasiet, Gothenburg, Sweden. He was awarded the Anders Wall scholarship for scientific research, Sweden’s prize for the 2016 young researcher of the year. He tells us about the origins of his passion for scientific research.
Eastern Mediterranean International School, in Israel, is uniting a diverse range of students to bring peace and tackle real world issues. IB World magazine finds out how…
Students and parents: Beginning your research to apply as an international student to universities in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom or Australia? Four guides on the basics of university entrance for international students.