MYP and DP students from Dwight School London work with schools in Nepal to plant 2,000 trees in their country as part of a reforestation project.
This year, students have taken center stage in pressing for action on climate change. KIS International School and Middle Years Program (MYP) graduate Lynn Nanticha Ocharoenchai stands among these young leaders. She organized this year’s Climate Strike Thailand and as a recent university graduate, aspires to make her mark in environmental journalism.
We are looking for teachers in the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) who would like to contribute to the next round of curriculum development in Physical and Health education. Curriculum review and development at the IB is a highly-collaborative experience; IB staff and members of the IB teaching community work together to review and refine […]
Ambika Kapur is a librarian at Oakridge International School in India. In 2018, she participated in an IB online workshop, ‘The role of the librarian.’ In this article, Ambika shares her reflections from the workshop and the strategies she has since implemented in her library.
Arabella Logan commenced her International Baccalaureate learning journey at St Paul’s Grammar School in Penrith, near Sydney, Australia, from pre-kindergarten continuing in the junior school with the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and graduating in year 6 with the successful completion of PYP in 2018. Arabella’s, IB journey continues in high school with the Middle Years […]
By Askar Kossybayev and Sagingaliy Kaliyev Since implementing the IB Diploma Programme (DP) and Middle Years Programme (MYP) in 2013, the school community of the Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Astana has become increasingly aware of the positive aspects of these unique programmes, which seek to develop students who will build a better world through intercultural […]
Imagine having a Maasai warrior teaching your students about indigenous communities? The Indigenous Dialogue Project is working to make this possible by connecting Middle Years Programme (MYP) and IB Diploma Programme (DP) students to indigenous perspectives across the world, via video conference.
Operation Outbreak or “O2” puts students at the forefront of containing an infectious disease outbreak and simultaneously aid researchers in determining how well we respond to a real-life pandemic. Dr Todd Brown invites schools around the world to join him in this incredible project.
When passionate and driven educators come together to focus on tough pedagogical issues, ideas are formed and goals are set. The Global Alliance for Innovative Learning (GAIL) unites educators and students from all over the world. Two people with a similar vision established the alliance in 2013. They valued education, collaboration and intellectual pedagogical discussions […]
Anusha Chauhan, Service as Action coordinator at DPS International in Gurgaoan, India, shares how small actions of good deeds and thoughts of DPSI IB students add up to create empathetic, responsible and responsive young individuals who aim to create a more optimistic future and a world that promises equal opportunities for all.
Inspired the 2018 FIFA World Cup, IB Middle Years Programme students from the School of Young Politicians – in Moscow, Russia, held a sports and fitness festival. IB Continuum Coordinator Seda Kocharyan tells us about the initiative, which aimed to promote sports and healthy lifestyles.
This blog is part of a series about using interdisciplinary units (IDUs) in MYP schools with a small student population. This blog delves into the planning of IDUs and the importance of student reflections.
Gjøvikregionen International School is typical of smaller, state-subsidized English schools in Norway. With just one class in each year from PYP1 to MYP5 and up to 200 students, these tiny schools have the capacity to successfully develop unique, engaging, and complex programmes. Annie Termaat, Secondary Principal at Gjøvikregionen International School tells us more.
IB programmes are designed to cultivate students’ agency. Programme elements like the exhibition, personal project and CAS, encourage students to explore and develop their unique interests. In this post, Harrison Lee—a graduate of the Primary Years Program (PYP), Middle Years Program (MYP) and Diploma Program (DP) and a three-time Canadian national champion in yoyo—describes how […]