How can we prepare US students to successfully engage and participate in a globalized society? Darlyne Delaney, our Curriculum Manager, shares her thoughts on this topic.
In this third blog, Jayne Pletser, curriculum manager for inclusive education at the IB, shares ways to create a school environment that is committed to the ongoing process of removing barriers to learning for all students to promote equity, access and participation.
Jayne Pletser, curriculum manager for inclusive education at the IB, shares ways to create a classroom that promotes a sense of belonging, safety, self-worth and whole growth so that every student experiences success as a key component of learning.
As the world and its people continue to change, it is increasingly crucial to embrace the diversity and differences that make each individual unique. Through its four programmes, the IB aims to affirm students’ identities and create opportunities to allow for the personal growth of each student.
The Diploma Programme (DP) is a two-year program that aims to challenge students aged 16-19 on an intellectual, emotional and ethical level while also providing them with the breadth and depth of knowledge of multiple subject areas. Learn more about the components of the DP program and see why it is a valued global curriculum.
The IB requires six courses to complete the Diploma Programme (DP), three at the Standard Level (SL) and three at the Higher Level (HL). As you consider your options, see advice from IB alumni to help you narrow down your choices and tailor your IB experience to fit your passions and goals.
Here is a selection of the free webinars available to support IB World Schools and educators. You may need to add a Webex extension to your browser to view the webinars, but follow the simple instructions when you click on one of the links below—the links work best using the Firefox browser. 1. Welcome to […]
What essential reading would you recommend to Primary Years Programme (PYP) parents who want to integrate the IB philosophy into their homes? We posed this question to PYP educators on Twitter and they offered these recommendations.
Communication can be understood as receptive, productive and interactive skills, but it cannot be kept in isolation or without purpose. I remember a few years ago taking a group of IB Diploma Programme (DP) students on an exchange trip to a francophone IB World School in Togo and their disbelief when I told them about […]
IB graduate and educator Eleni Vardaki continues her series on creating a dialogue about stress. She recently sat down with University College London student Eleonora Levis to explore strategies for managing stress.
New IB parent? This easy to follow guide of IB terms may be just the thing for you.
We are looking for MYP coordinators who would like to contribute to coordinator support materials. You may have seen in the Summary report—Reviewing Programme Standards and Practices: A report on research and design activities (2014 – 2017) on the programme resource centre—that the MYP Programme Standards and Practices are in review. In anticipation of any changes […]
School Enhancement Services provider Diego Zaragoza Tejas shows his depth as a teacher, coordinator, head of school and highly-engaged member of the IB Educator Network (IBEN). Read more to find out how he’s helping schools improve. The reason I am who I am today is because the IB has entrusted me with many different roles, […]
By David Hawley As a head of school, I was always looking for ways to have conversations with students that had some relationship to what they were studying. A good place to start was to ask what they were reading in their literature class. While head of a boarding school where I would often have […]
By Lori Mack We pride ourselves on being a research-driven organization here at the IB, but we are not alone; conducting research is not limited to the IB Global Research Team and our research partners at universities. There are many diverse and valuable research studies that take a scientific approach to the impact of IB […]