They call it an “educational garden”. The new solar-powered greenhouse at Ibn Khuldoon National School (IKNS)—an IB World School in Isa Town, Bahrain—teaches students about biology, botany, gardening, recycling and the environment.
IB language students at a school in the west African nation Gabon were given the chance to learn first hand about cultural diversity thanks to a meeting with the director of their country’s UNESCO office.
Proudly telling the world about our students in our 50th anniversary year Carys Feehan, an IB student in Hong Kong, has never lived in her ancestral home of Wales. But this didn’t stop her from drawing strongly on Welsh culture in a recent art exhibition she staged which helped her win a scholarship to study […]
Proudly telling the world about our philosophy in our 50th anniversary year By Charmagne Braden What came out of taking this risk was truly amazing. A fully student-led theatrical production. I am often asked, when speaking with prospective parents and students, to explain what makes an IB education so incredibly special. When I hear this question, […]
Collaboration is a fundamental part of the learning experience and, here at the IB, we talk about it a lot. Whether it’s teacher collaboration, student collaboration, teacher-student collaboration, IB collaboration with our community of educators, parents, and other organizations and experts, the list goes on. We like to define collaboration as a social process of knowledge […]
Proudly telling the world about our innovative curriculum developments in our 50th anniversary year We are (in) the revolution. The way that our world works, thinks and communicates is changing. Many of us (but not all) can easily tuck away much of human knowledge in our front pocket. On our screens flash centuries worth of […]
This year’s Oscar for the best-animated feature went to a Disney movie called Coco. It’s a Mexican tale, built around the country’s Day of the Dead celebrations, with a rich cast of characters and a great musical score. One of the many animators on the film was former IB student Harsh Agrawal. Once a student […]
How do students shape their studies through the Career-related Programme (CP)? Four graduates tell us how the CP helped them reach their goals.
A 17-year-old American student is using her IB education to fulfill her dreams of visiting the red planet. Alyssa Carson is determined to be on the first human mission to Mars.
International-mindedness means very different things to teachers, parents and students around the world, so how do you analyze how an individual develops an internationally minded outlook and behaviours?
A campaign to amend educational laws to ensure girls have equal access to education is making a big impact. One in four girls will marry before their 18th birthday in Mexico. There is anecdotal evidence that girls, some as young as 12 in rural areas, are forced into early marriage because of poverty and pressure […]
Today, more than half the population on the planet is under the age of 30—the biggest generation of children and young people that the world has ever seen. Through their creativity, energy and idealism, young people can bring about generational change, which can challenge the status quo and achieve positive outcomes—rapidly.
Corey Stixrud is the middle of three generations from the same family to either study or teach at the oldest IB World School in India. Now principal, he explains his loyalty to Kodaikanal International School in an Indian hill-station town.
From the UK to Malaysia, Solenn Gueganton studied the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at Wellington College, England and is now head of politics at Marlborough College Malaysia Johor Bahru.