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Challenged to succeed

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 […]

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Perseverance pays off

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 […]

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How the DP prepared me for university

Alumna Haley Clasen says, “the DP put a lot on my plate, but I learned how to succeed and thrive in a rigorous environment. I learned to write to-do lists to make sure I cover everything, and to plan my calendar even weeks in advance, helping me organize my time around what I need to do.”