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Why every school should care about inclusive education

Jayne Pletser, Curriculum Manager for inclusive education, and Kala Parasuram, Assessment access and Inclusion Manager at the IB, talk to Sophie-Marie Odum about how schools can help remove barriers to learning The IB believes that an inclusive education is something every IB World School should embrace and work towards. Students should be prepared to exercise […]

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Global awareness as part of IB learning

The internationally-minded IB student is a critical and creative thinker. They engage in global ideas and issues with humanity and compassion. The world in which we live in can be unpredictable and challenging at times, but the IB student can break down these problems and make ethical, reasoned and balanced arguments based on continual development.

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You can take that question to the bank!

Coming up with good questions for preparatory or mock exams can be a challenging chore at times. But console yourself that even the most cunning men have struggled with seemingly simple questions. “Genius is one per cent inspiration, ninety-nine per cent perspiration” – Thomas Edison, American inventor, 1903

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IB World Magazine: March 2014

Inside this edition: Razia Jan: Improving the lives of girls in Afghanistan • 21st Century Assessment • Vocations in Action • Science’s Secrets Revealed • Beyond the Desk • IBCC • Dr. Abiodun Williams • PYP Review

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Stimulating young inquisitive minds

Kids in general, and IB students in particular, have a natural sense of curiosity and an eagerness to develop new skills. You can help boost this predisposition by further stimulating their longing for inquiry and research. When teaching inquisitive young minds the IB recommends taking a student’s knowledge and individual interests into account. The IB’s […]

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Most popular products of 2013

We had a great year here at the IB and introduced many useful new resources. These five products, listed in random order, were the most popular items with IB teachers and students on our website in 2013.

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The importance of lifelong learning

Active, lifelong learning has always been important in the IB andecent research into brain development has had revolutionary implications for education. Creating lifelong learners, 2nd edition helps educators put these developments into practise as they encourage lifelong learning.