Individual thinking and performance is one of the focuses of the IB Diploma Programme (DP). Alumna Ocie Grimsley discusses how the DP helped her find her uniqueness with the help of a childhood friend.
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IB graduate Ishanee Chanda relays her journey as a writer. She says, “The IB not only teaches you to have opinions, but also how to talk about them. Essays, round table discussions, final presentations; I had been trained for them all.”
“Perhaps inspired by the IB Diploma Program’s (DP) Learner Profile, I embraced the idea of a multidisciplinary education, where I was challenged to think and learn as an engineer, as a clinician, as a patient and as an entrepreneur. ” – Alumnus Adrián Alemán
I live in Singapore, but I’ve lived in Korea, England and Pakistan, too. If somebody asks me: “Where do you come from?” What do I say? I was born in South Korea. When I was five years old, we moved to England, where I started preschool. The experience was a nightmare. Despite my best efforts, […]
Ask anyone who knows him, and they will tell you that Leland Shelton is one of the good guys. Compassionate about improving the lives of others and earnest about the knowledge and resilience it takes to fight the just causes, Leland is a man who beat the odds.
What can guarantee academic success? This is a question that students, teachers and parents have been asking for years, but the answer remains inconclusive. Many studies have examined the multiple factors that could be considered, but mainly focusing on intelligence levels. Latest research takes a different approach that teachers may want to consider. Any teacher […]
New research out of Bilkent University explores the university preparedness of Diploma Programme (DP) and non-DP graduates in Turkey.
Katie Wright of the University of Melbourne conducted 23 in-depth interviews with IB graduates from around the world, between the ages of 20 and 63, on the ways in which the IB may have influenced their professional pathways, attitudes toward learning as well as personal beliefs and overall worldview.
The alumni network speaks with Marina Catena, a graduate of the United World College of the Adriatic in Duino, Italy and Director of the World Food Programme in Paris.
Earlene Cruz went on her first trip to Europe as an IB student. Semester at Sea took her to Ghana, where a generous family inspired her to bring the world together around food cooked and eaten together.
Students and alumni now can officially add IB diploma, coursework or certificates to the education section on their LinkedIn profile with one click – yep, that easy.
Judith Joan Walker completed the full IB curriculum (PYP, MYP, and DP) in IB World Schools in Thailand, Vietnam and China. She went on to study film and film production in Australia and has now joined forces with her parents and brother to grow their family business; a social entrepreneurial venture, African Clean Energy (ACE).
Coming off the heels of a career in banking, Ghanaian IB graduate Fred Deegbe chose a road less taken and built a company that strives to be the best at what it does
The Alumni Advisory Council is composed of IB alumni representatives from around the world, meeting monthly via Skype beginning in September . The group collaborates to support the IB Alumni community and the development of the IB Alumni Network. A full description of the council is available within the application. The deadline for consideration is […]
After finding inspiration through her Theory of Knowledge (TOK) coursework, Marie-Louise Brown read Philosophy at University College London. She is now the Head of Citizenship at her Alma matter, the Anglo-European School in Ingatestone, United Kingdom.