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DP winner! Academic honesty film competition

In 2016, we invited students from the Diploma Programme (DP), Career-related Programme (CP) and the Middle Years Programme (MYP) to take part in the Academic Honesty Competition. Students were asked to submit a poster or short film either individually or as part of a team. The results were outstanding and the standard of films and […]

Celebrate college signing day on May 5

Remember the excitement when you received your university acceptance letter? Help us celebrate with new IB graduates heading to university campuses this year. May 5th is the official College Signing Day, when students around the world announce which university they will attend. Here’s how you can join in the event on social media. ❤️ Our kids are […]


Asking the right questions

In this article you will read about planning units of inquiry that integrate the four critical aspects of concept-based pedagogy illustrated by Erickson and Lanning (2014) to foster a classroom environment in which students can achieve synergistic thinking, which, in itself, is a way of promoting differentiation.


Service learning? Great! But how to make the right choices?

By Emmanuelle Werner Service learning is a key element of the creativity, activity, service (CAS) within the Diploma Programme (DP) and also a component of the Career-related Programme (CP) core. It is a wonderful opportunity for students, however, service learning has to be done the right way. Here, at Friends International, we recognize that good […]