Cross-county collaborations raise awareness of children’s rights, as students encourage everyone to play an active role in creating a better future for children From acting as principal for a day at Nord Anglia International School, Shanghai, to debating and discussing solutions for world population growth at the British International School, Houston, USA, students helped spread the […]
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In this addition to the graduate series “Mindful Matters,” IB grad Diana Ton encourages others to live life to the fullest and be willing to be open-minded with the world.
This article highlights how the primary students highlight and realize their school’s mission statement through play.
Kristen Leer, a DP graduate, talks about the importance of listening in the real world. She expands on the differences between hearing and listening and encourages others to participate in conversations with the intent to understand rather than to reply.
‘Wellbeing week’ at an IB World School in Australia offered everyone a chance to slow down, mindfully participate in community activities and build relationships
IB teachers tell IB World magazine how they encourage students to lead their learning
“Young people prefer to talk to a trusted teacher about an issue, rather than a health professional,” says Paula Lavis of the UK’s Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition, so if a problem does arise, teachers need to be prepared. IB World investigates how educators can spot the signs
In this article you will learn what it is like to be a creative and confident child who loves playing in sandboxes. When adults step back and observe students at play, beautiful, cooperative learning can be observed.
Teaching ‘grit’ does build resilience, but encouraging children to persevere through the hard times can also be detrimental to mental health. In the second part of “A deeper look at mental health”, IB World magazine speaks to a school that has struck the right balance, but other schools may be reluctant to follow in its […]
It’s a leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide, so why is it still a taboo subject? IB World magazine investigates
Young people are particularly susceptible to false stories, according to a study. IB teachers tell IB World magazine how students can guard themselves against bogus reports
In this article you will read what and how students learn through play.
Susie March is successfully working with IB World Schools to strengthen child safeguarding procedures by delivering effective sex and relationship education (SRE) programmes, as IB World magazine investigates in the last article in our series on child safeguarding
In the third article in the series, discussing child safeguarding, IB World magazine speaks to an IB World School that is working to protect its students following a serious incident
The International Task Force on Child Protection (ITFCP) received recognition at the recent IB AEM (Africa, Europe and Middle East) conference for their great work safeguarding children in international schools. Jane Larsson, Chair of the task force, and Executive Director of the Council of International Schools (CIS), tells IB World magazine why the international school […]