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Thea Kurniawan completed the DP at Binus International School Simprug, Jakarta

True grit: my DP superpower

Through the DP, alumnus Thea Kurniawan says “I learnt the value of positive relationships, the importance of struggle before success and that the journey is more important than the destination.” She joins us this year as an alumni contributor to share her experiences since graduation.

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A fresh start: The Juice Executive’s Alex Auger

For Alexandra Auger, the Diploma Programme (DP) set in motion the confidence she would later need to create her own company. Video and Q&A below on her journey from the DP to managing director of The Juice Executive. The conversation continues: Alexandra Auger completed the Diploma Programme (DP) at Maidstone Grammar and read Politics, Philosophy […]


DP grad JT Yeung: how to become a vlogger

One science communication course at the University of Melbourne gave DP alumnus JT Yeung the inspiration needed to dive into the world of YouTube vlogging. We speak with him to find out what skills he needed to create his first video essay and how the medium can be used by students.


Why I teach: Building lessons and knowing your students

From Argentina to the UK, Irene Fanning studied the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at St Catherine’s School, Buenos Aires and is now head of modern languages at a school in England. Irene has taught in three IB World Schools: St Catherine’s School, Buenos Aires Argentina, Northlands School, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and The Abbey School in Reading, […]