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IB alumna Nina Roman now works as a librarian at the Altair School in Lima, Peru.

From student to educator: an IB transition

An IB graduate and now an aspiring IB educator, Nina Dugan Roman grew up in the United States and Colombia, where she graduated with the IB diploma. After studying psychology and moving to Lima, Peru, Nina became a librarian in a Primary Years Programme school. She is now studying to become an IB teacher. Nina […]

Rhonda Broussard

Developing student agency improves equity and access

By Rhonda Broussard In the summer of 2006, I moved my family from Brooklyn, New York, to St. Louis, Missouri, and began searching for the right learning community for my children and myself. On the heels of teaching in Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP), I found that most urban schools were expecting […]


PYP early years education promotes school readiness

In a study conducted by researchers at Deakin University, the learning processes and outcomes at four Early Years PYP schools were evaluated. The researchers examined student literacy rates and school readiness skills at two schools in Australia and two schools in Singapore.  Qualitative data was collected to evaluate the perspectives of teachers, students, and parents. Overall, the study […]