CAS event offers students the chance to share ideas with the wider community. CHIREC International School, in Hyderabad, India, created a platform for students to showcase their Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) ideas and learn from other local IB students.
At 6,962m above sea level, Aconcagua is one of the highest mountains in South America. Since the first recorded climb in 1897, there hasn’t been a girl under 15 who has reached the top. This was until February 2019 when Milenia Luna became the youngest woman to take on the challenge and succeed.
IB Diploma Programme students create a safe space for those who may be exploring their gender
As new technology rapidly transforms society in unprecedented ways, we must make sure students are equipped with the right skills. IB World magazine investigates.
Learning sign language in the Middle Years Programme (MYP) can help facilitate communication and cultural understanding between the deaf and hearing communities. IB World magazine reports.
Many refugees flee their home country in the hope of living a better life, but can sometimes end up in a dire situations. Two students at DPS International School, in Gurgaon, India, aim to resolve these burning issues.
Billions of people around the world still live without access to clean and safe water, causing harvests to fail, health problems for many, and leaving households and factories struggling to survive. As part of the UN Sustainable Development Goals , the UN addresses this water crisis with ‘World Water Day 2019’ on 22 March.
Students at Flagler Palm Coast High School, Florida, USA, are feeling less stressed thanks to yoga devotee Ekatereena Kouzina. The IB Diploma Programme (DP) student has set up weekly yoga sessions as part of her Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) project.
Since 2014, The British School, New Delhi, India, has worked with four schools in order to lend an international dimension to the Group 4 project – a collaborative and multidisciplinary activity, which encourages IB Diploma Programme (DP) science students to appreciate the environmental, social and ethical implications of science.
Kenya is currently rolling out a new national curriculum to transform its education system. It is a task that Maina Gioko, Vice Principal of Professional Development and Outreach at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa, Kenya, has been closely involved in.
Twenty-five years on from the Rwandan genocide, three students share their experiences of visiting a country that has managed to rebuild itself “We were all extremely nervous getting off the plane in Kigali in Rwanda. We were as prepared as a group of teenagers could be: we had viewed and discussed Hotel Rwanda, Kinyarwanda and […]
By Anne Louise Williams Amro Al Wir (aged 17) and Mohammad Bedour (aged 18) have dreams and aspirations of competing at the Summer Olympic Games in Paris 2024. The World Academy of Sport (WAoS) recently caught up with these two student-athletes from the Amman Baccalaureate School (ABS), both recently representing Jordan at the Youth Olympic […]
An IB World School shares how its Exceptional Children Extensions programme is empowering students with disabilities to succeed Sixteen students with a range of intellectual and physical disabilities, including Down’s syndrome, autism and cerebral palsy, follow the Exceptional Children (EC) Extensions programme at Randolph IB Middle School, North Carolina, USA. “As stated within the IB […]
Four DP students in Alabama win prestigious computer science prize for their water well mapping tool Tanzania is more than 7,000 miles away from Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. But four keen young coders in the school’s Diploma Programme (DP) have created an award-winning application (app) that could help make […]
In part two of our series on physical education, an IB World School shares how introducing this self-refereed sport has engaged students Ultimate may not be as well-known as some other sports, but its ethos of fair play and mixed gender teams makes it an ideal school game. This fast-paced, self-refereed sport, which uses a […]