Would IB programmes work in your context? Learn from the experience of IB World Schools in Spain. Growing interest in IB programmes in Spain, particularly among state sector schools, inspired researchers at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Autonomous University of Madrid) to investigate the implementation and impact of the Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma […]
Studies show that challenging classroom behaviour is suggestive of learning barriers, but how are IB teachers working with students to overcome these obstacles? IB World investigates
By Robert Harrison In the late 1980’s, about the same time that the International Schools Association was developing what would become the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP), another group of visionary educators consolidated the world’s best thinking about the schools that middle level learners deserve. This work—now carried on by the Association for Middle Level […]
In 2016 a new service was rolled out to MYP schools to provide support in the area of Building Quality Curriculum (BQC). One year on, we’ve paused to reflect, and we are delighted to report on the positive impact the service is making within our community of MYP educators. The new service served more than […]
When Middle Years Programme (MYP) Teacher Melissa Oliveira de Sousa, from Rijnlands international school, in The Netherlands, was invited to Nepal to perform at the Jazzmandu (jazz) festival, she also took the opportunity to teach at local secondary school Shree Yuwa Pratibha Vidya Mandir for two days.
If you watch or read the news, you’ll know 2016 has been an eventful year for lots of great – and some not so great – reasons. But there have been many uplifting and memorable moments in international education, including new partnerships, campaigns and strategies to ensure quality education is available to all.
Would you like to become an a Curriculum Reviewer for the Middle Years Programme (MYP), or know a teacher who would? We need reviewers! Five years experience as an MYP educator, preferred Experience writing and refining MYP unit plans Available for free online training starting 10 May Currently not serving as an examiner Submit your application […]
International-mindedness is the bedrock of the IB approach. While we in the IB community understand its importance, it can be a challenging concept to define, develop and assess. To shed more light on the practice of international-mindedness, researchers from the University of Bath conducted an in-depth, multi-programme study in nine IB World Schools around the […]
IB teachers share their plans, hopes and aspirations for the year ahead From finding new ways to engage students with the IB Learner Profile to creating a more exciting learning environment, IB teachers are already thinking about how they can improve learning and teaching over the next 12 months. “I want to make the classroom […]
By Adrian Kearney, Director of IB World Schools Globally, students have unlimited access to information and entertainment via the latest apps and gadgets – both throughout their education and in their free time. Technology and connectivity are having a dramatic impact on schools and this is revolutionising good practice for teaching and learning. It is now […]
Matt Glanville is the IB’s Head of Assessment Principals and Practice. Here he shares his thoughts on what good quality education really means.
MYP student’s production aims to change perceptions and increase understanding
We are delighted to introduce this new series of stories from IB World magazine that bring to life the wonderful initiatives undertaken by IB students and educators from around the globe. The stories focus on community activity and really bring service learning to life. Follow these stories on Twitter @IBWorldmag #IBcommunitystories and share your own great stories and experiences by […]
To bring mathematics to life and unite the community, 259 people from ABA – An IB World School, in Oman, came together to create the longest human representation of pi digits and set a Guinness World Record.
Laura Dortmans looks at how artworks and artefacts can be used across all areas of the curriculum to unlock new knowledge. The power of art James Rosenquist’s monumental F-111, painted in 1964, portrays the U.S. Air Force F-111 fighter plane: the deadliest piece of technology being developed at the time. This magnificent bomber stretches the […]