Within the framework of the enhanced IB Middle Years Programme (MYP), Caroline Rennie says that the programme has found its identity. Since the programme officially completed its seven-year review cycle—MYP: Next chapter—on 1 January 2017, Caroline has reflected on the programme and finds both academic rigour and a love for learning within the framework. Eleni […]
In 2016, we invited students from the Middle Years Programme (MYP), Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) to take part in the Academic Honesty Competition. Students were asked to submit a poster or short film either individually or as part of a team. The results were outstanding and the standard of films and posters was exceptional. Choosing […]
Stage show uses a classical Indian dance to tell the story of child refugees, raising awareness within the local community
Would IB programmes work in your context? Learn from the experience of IB World Schools in Spain.
Joel Adams, a Diploma Programme (DP) Curriculum Manger for Visual arts and information technology in a global society explores what design thinking offer us as educators. Is it just the newest buzzword on the ed-block or might it help inform, change and shape our pedagogy in 2017?
What better way to engage students than to let them play a game? James Weichert, Middle Years Programme (MYP) student at Atlanta International School (AIS), US, used his personal project to design and create an educational game for first grade students
MYP students’ artwork makes the IB Learner Profile more accessible for the whole school community
Personal Project strives to change attitudes and make a positive difference
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.
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 […]