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.
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.