Teaching ‘grit’ does build resilience, but encouraging children to persevere through the hard times can also be detrimental to mental health. In the second part of “A deeper look at mental health”, IB World magazine speaks to a school that has struck the right balance, but other schools may be reluctant to follow in its […]
The Omgoi CAS project used an analysis technique to successfully improve the lives of local villagers
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
Student-led NGO helps vulnerable communities around the world access education
The remarkable dedication and passion of IB educators worldwide is the focus of the IB Inspired student film competition. Congratulations to our winner, Diploma Programme (DP) student Nancy Leal Garza from Liceo de Monterrey in Mexico. Watch Nancy’s film below and read her post about the teacher who inspires her winning film. You can also watch a […]
Gracie Lowes, a recent IB graduate from Ridley College, in Canada, has worked tirelessly for her school community. Now she’s going for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s job
Young people are particularly susceptible to false stories, according to a study. IB teachers tell IB World magazine how students can guard themselves against bogus reports
PYP class used the popular new craze to highlight different types of conflict and consider how they could be solved
‘Made in Brasil’ project promotes social and educational justice in Brazil
Cellist student organises charity concert and raises over USD$3,000 for refugees
Diploma Programme (DP) students apply their science skills to respond to different scenarios, simultaneously learning about collaboration, communication and networking
The ‘C’ days initiative encourages students to share their cultures, as well as improve the surrounding areas
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.
Budding social entrepreneur Camil Chaari discussed his e-recycling project at a climate change conference. He has saved around 5,500kg of CO2 emissions to date
When IB Diploma Programme (DP) student Rachael Totz was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, all the treatments offered by her gastroenterologist failed and left her feeling worse. However, rather than give up, she found an alternative solution to manage her symptoms.