Four DP students in Alabama win prestigious computer science prize for their water well mapping tool Tanzania is more than 7,000 miles away from Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. But four keen young coders in the school’s Diploma Programme (DP) have created an award-winning application (app) that could help make […]
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We’re halfway through our #generationIB campaign and we’ve already received dozens of submissions from students around the world. IB students have been coming up with exciting, innovative and practical ways to solve global problems, and using social media to engage with the world around them. Teams have set up Twitter and Instagram accounts, some using […]
An IB student from Washington State, USA, has invented a prize-winning device to warn people about air pollution. 16-year-old Nikhil Devanathan, from Kennewick High School, constructed a portable air-quality monitor that measures levels of pollutants such as ozone, carbon monoxide and particulates in the air.
All alone, on a boat, circumnavigating the globe in harsh conditions, and a very real understanding of what it means to rely on a finite supply of resources and their link to success or failure … and an idea is sparked for ways to shift society to a more sustainable future.
They call it an “educational garden”. The new solar-powered greenhouse at Ibn Khuldoon National School (IKNS)—an IB World School in Isa Town, Bahrain—teaches students about biology, botany, gardening, recycling and the environment.
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 PYP students convince community to save endangered species A trip to the zoo turned into an ongoing service project for Primary Years Programme (PYP) students at St Ann Catholic School, in West Palm Beach, USA. As part of the ‘Sharing the Planet’ unit, students […]
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year Hurricane Irma destroyed everything in its path when it struck the British Virgin Islands. But a local IB World School started a community outreach programme to help those affected “Time took on a surreal quality with a sense of distortion and disorientation, on 6 September […]
International School of Stavanger alumnus and IB Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Billy Chen tells us how exploring his identity led him to the study of architecture at the University of Cambridge.
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year An IB World School in Puerto Rico was badly affected by Hurricane Maria. But that didn’t stop teachers and students helping local communities to rebuild and recover Hurricane Maria brought brutal devastation to the island of Puerto Rico on 20 September 2017. It was […]
“A jack of all trades, but a master of none,” proves to be a helpful statement instead of a belittling one in this article from Gita Ekaputri. The IB alum talks about how everything you learn can apply to anything in real life.
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year PYP trio win international competition for an app idea that helps people find shelter during a disaster Isabel Haupt and her family were affected by the 7.8 earthquake in Kaikoura, New Zealand, late last year, even though they live over 150 miles away in […]
It been an uphill battle, but an IB World School in Istanbul is raising environmental awareness within its community with positive results
One PYP student is spreading the message about the harmful effects of palm oil and doing all she can to raise awareness
PYP students raise awareness of the importance of being kind and compassionate towards stray cats and dogs