Case study: Diploma Programme (DP) Founded in 1950, the High School Affiliated to Renmin University in China just began offering the Diploma Programme in 2012. Yet the cohort already has increased to the point that the biggest barrier to more growth is simply space. Chinese schools typically take a traditional approach to education. The Diploma Programme (DP) focuses on not […]
A new video library is available to on YouTube and Vimeo to help your community discover and share the IB experience. This series introduces viewers to a global network of engaged, passionate teachers and learners, working toward a common goal; education for a better world. The series includes three vignettes on how IB programmes prepare students […]
Case study: Diploma Programme (DP) Eighty-five percent of the students at Robinson Secondary School take at least one DP class. That has not always been the case. The coordinators and teachers who make that possible believe in their students and the IB philosophy—and they work hard to support both. The international flavor at Robinson Secondary School in Fairfax, Virginia, in the […]
By Claire Ijsbrandij I have just returned from a video production shoot at IB World Schools in India. The trip gave me a unique opportunity to witness the impact of IB programmes in action and capture it on film to share with the wider community. As always, visiting IB World Schools reignited my belief in what […]
Case study: Diploma Programme (DP) The International School of Düsseldorf was one of the first schools to offer the Diploma Programme. Some 40 years later, the school continues to believe in the IB pedagogy. When the International School of Düsseldorf (ISD) began to offer the Diploma Programme (DP) in 1977, one obstacle arose immediately: The local state government authorities did […]
Since Wendy Johnson became Principal at Glenunga International High School, in South Australia, she has worked with school leaders to radically transform it into one of the top-performing schools in the country. She shares her inspirational story with IB World magazine
Alumna Maham Kamal Khanum tells this year’s class “that when you look back a year from now on your own DP experience – yes, you will be able to recall all the memories of anxiety and stress – but it will stay with you as an experience you learn from throughout life.”
Alumnus Sriram Subramanian is co-founder of Callido Learning, an education technology initiative created by IB Diploma graduates to develop 21st century skills for all students. He received his IB Diploma from Dhirubhai Ambani International School.
Eastern Mediterranean International School, in Israel, is uniting a diverse range of students to bring peace and tackle real world issues. IB World magazine finds out how…
Welcome to the first in a series of blog posts that will feature stories from MYP practitioners in IB World Schools around the globe as we follow their journey of implementing the enhancements to the MYP following its review and first teaching in 2014. In this post we meet Damian Rentoule, Middle School Principal at […]
What drew me to the IB Career-related Programme (CP), as a pedagogical and curriculum leader, was the flexible framework it proposed. Chantell Wyten, IB Career-related Programme Curriculum Manager and former Head of IBCP Sixth Form in the UK explains how the flexibility of the CP could translate into credible but creative course designs. Designs that […]
IB World editor Sophie-Marie Odum reflects on her time at the 2015 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), in Doha, Qatar, which discussed the challenges that education faces in today’s world
How can studying philosophy help students learn? IB alumna and team leader for the IB philosophy examination, Jane Gatley, shares her recent research with IB World magazine, and explains why the subject should be essential to a secondary education
“I accept setbacks, bounce back from disappointment and learn from my errors” In an honest and personal story, Vedika Luthra, IB Diploma Programme student from the American School of Warsaw, explains how disappointing test marks motivated her to perform better the next time
How do I best learn? What do I need that would help me in my academic journey? These challenging questions guided Canadian alumna Tsering Asha Leba toward creating a personalized toolbox of skills, techniques, and habits that supported her academic success. She writes to us from her current home in the UK.