Welcoming refugee children is at the heart of the International Community School’s mission, says its Principal Julie Allen In a world torn apart by conflict, one IB World School in Decatur, Georgia, US, has dedicated itself to bringing together refugee, immigrant and local children. Founded in 2002, the International Community School (ICS) serves 400 students, […]
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“I wanted to give those who can’t see the ability to experience books at the tips of their fingers, and build an image of an object in their mind,” says Bangalore student Anusha Singh.
Sidharth Ramanan has created an “Uber for donations” with his digital platform Donate Now
When this school in India discovered that people there faced so many difficulties in day-to-day life, they decided to ease their difficulties with a well-planned initiative called Project Infaaq.
By Maryam Al-Ammari I am proud that the Maharat Sewing Project has become a community for women who share a passion for sewing and self- improvement. In numbers, it looks like this: Four years operational, since launch in 2014. More than 200 women have participated. Three different sewing instructors. Nine sewing machines. An unthinkable amount […]
The inspiring story of how one IB World School in Angola used their communication and leadership skills to help refugees from across the border in DR Congo. Koby Adu-Bonnah is a Middle Years Programme (MYP) student at Luanda International School, in Angola. Last year, he and 15 fellow students organized donations of clothing, food, mosquito […]
IB language students at a school in the west African nation Gabon were given the chance to learn first hand about cultural diversity thanks to a meeting with the director of their country’s UNESCO office.
Climate change, hunger, human rights … We invite IB students of all ages to showcase their creativity and skills in working together to find solutions to some of our most pressing global issues. Students can share their work and ideas any time from now until 21 September for a chance of having their work featured on […]
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year DP student establishes a successful German language instruction programme for Syrian refugees to make them feel welcome Living in a new country can be daunting for anyone. But if you have had to flee your home country due to conflict or war, settling into […]
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year DP students in Kenya visit Rwanda, to bring learning to life Since the 1994 Rwandan genocide, the country is working together to help rebuild itself. Currently, every able-bodied Rwandan citizen between the ages of 18 and 65 must take part in community service for […]
MYP students at Roxboro Middle School in Cleveland Heights took the topic of immigration to the streets, sharing their message of cultural appreciation
Questions everything. Alumnus Ishanee Chanda tells us how critical thinking and analysis skills, and their application to current events relate to every aspect of her life in the modern world.
Students from all parts of the world unite to make a difference in their local communities
Diploma Programme graduate Kristen Leer discusses why she feels empathy is a necessary skill to help people build relationships and meaningful connections. She is a Wisconsin, US native with a passion for community engagement.