International schools are ideally placed to develop and encourage greater international mindedness. Dr Chris Muller explores how best to exploit this opportunity. A wonderful starting point Students in today’s international schools, growing up to be global leaders of the future, will require a remarkable insight into people and cultures across the world, and an unprecedented concern for […]
When it comes to implementing change for the greater good of humanity and world peace, maybe some of the world’s leaders could learn a thing or two from IB students.
Two IB educators, Maria Hersey and Lisa Nicholson, recently developed four new workshops in a series called ‘What is an IB education?’ Here, they discuss the workshops as tools for teachers—whether you work in an IB World School or not—no matter which programme you teach. Q: Is there always more to learn about an IB […]
If you watch or read the news, you’ll know 2016 has been an eventful year for lots of great – and some not so great – reasons. But there have been many uplifting and memorable moments in international education, including new partnerships, campaigns and strategies to ensure quality education is available to all.
IB World explores how teachers encourage mistakes to give students confidence in their learning abilities
This article examines the impact of Learning Labs on teacher collaboration, growth and leadership as well as student benefits. Learning Labs offer teachers an opportunity to host a small group of peers in their class, then reflect on the approaches to teaching and approaches to learning that were observed together.
International-mindedness is the bedrock of the IB approach. While we in the IB community understand its importance, it can be a challenging concept to define, develop and assess. To shed more light on the practice of international-mindedness, researchers from the University of Bath conducted an in-depth, multi-programme study in nine IB World Schools around the […]
IB World magazine shares some advice from IB teachers and experts to help children feel confident in their abilities
When you walk towards the film classroom at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington Virginia, USA, you are met with a visual feast of energetic and colourful walls of graffiti. Diploma Programme (DP) film students embrace this space where they’re engaged and inspiration can flourish. We invited film teacher Rosa Reyes and artist Mas Paz to […]
IB teachers share their plans, hopes and aspirations for the year ahead From finding new ways to engage students with the IB Learner Profile to creating a more exciting learning environment, IB teachers are already thinking about how they can improve learning and teaching over the next 12 months. “I want to make the classroom […]
While studying at St. Stephen’s School, Italy, Oliver Page launched his first startup at 17, an ipad case company called NutKase. In September 2015, he co-founded his second startup in Rome, Scooterino, the first scooter ride sharing solution in Europe.
This article reflects on the journey of an IB candidate school in Australia and the immediate benefits of a sense of connectedness across the community.
By Adrian Kearney, Director of IB World Schools Globally, students have unlimited access to information and entertainment via the latest apps and gadgets – both throughout their education and in their free time. Technology and connectivity are having a dramatic impact on schools and this is revolutionising good practice for teaching and learning. It is now […]
Social media exchange led to Ellie Murphy having a chance meeting with government officials in Rwanda. She got to learn first-hand how the country has progressed
Student chosen as former President Obama’s ‘advisor’