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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.
The IB aims to create an environment that is engaging and flexible, with the student at the focus. Nicole Wambui, a DP graduate, used Pamoja, an online server that offers various IB courses for IB students. In this article, she talks about her experiences with Pamoja and how it made her a more prepared university […]
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
Purposeful conversation moves students from passive listeners to active learners. IB World magazine investigates how students’ classroom conversations encourage collaboration and strengthen problem solving and critical thinking skills
In the final article of the series, IB World magazine looks at how parents can support their children through the IB Diploma Programme exams
Students aren’t leaving the IB Learner Profile at the door when class finishes; they are applying the attributes at home too, as they explain to IB World magazine
IB World Magazine investigates the importance of the ‘last five minutes’ in class, and finds out how you can make the most of this time
IB World magazine talks to Susan Park, IB Diploma Programme student and the winning illustrator of the September 2015 issue’s front cover
IB World magazine investigates the ways in which IB World Schools have integrated a successful Mother Tongue (MT) programme, and offers tips to help schools set up their own
From appointing a new school director to buying playground equipment, IB World magazine looks at the integral role student councils have within schools
IB Diploma Programme student Robert Whittaker tells IB World magazine about his experience at the 2015 IB World Student Conference
An IB Diploma Programme student tells IB World magazine how helping others achieve their dreams has fine-tuned her own skills
IB World magazine asks IB World teachers how they stay cool, calm and collected at a time when their students need them the most