Philanthropist and entrepreneur Nenad Bakić talks about the skills needed for today’s world and how his STEM projects have changed the Croatian education system Nenad Bakić has transformed education in Croatia. The entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist is the founder of the non-profit organization IRIM (Institute for Youth Development and Innovativity), which aims to empower all […]
How can Diploma Programme (DP) students make a difference in the world? We spoke with Moiz Lakhani, a year 2 DP student at Colonel By Secondary School in Canada to discuss his work to empower girls through his prize-winning initiative, NinjaGirls.
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We interviewed four Diploma Programme (DP) graduates who have used their experiences and forward thinking to disrupt the social entrepreneur scene.
Ena Peeva launched EDUACTIVE Società Cooperative (EDUACTIVE) to empower young professionals in the job market after graduation. She completed the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at Josip Broz Tito High School, Macedonia.
A study conducted by Jason Beech, Jennifer Guevara and Pablo del Monte at the Universidad de San Andrés-CONICET analyzed the impact and implementation of the DP in Costa Rica, Buenos Aires, Argentina and Peru.
GoSol.solar brings solar thermal energy to small and medium entrepreneurs in developing and emerging markets. Urs Riggenbach, a graduate of UWC Mahindra College, India and the company’s Chief Operating Officer, shares his journey with this social enterprise.
Four schools at different stages of their IB journey will share their approach to understanding and implementing the Primary Years Programme enhancements in their own context. Here is the second story in the series that features a candidate school in the USA and illustrates how they began exploring the enhanced content.
2020 Programme Standards and Practices set aspirational guidance for future IB teaching and learning Curriculum Manager Pilar Quezzaire discusses the revised framework of programme standards and practices: how it differs from its forerunner and how it supports schools. Why a revised IB framework? Starting in 2014, discussions across the IB explored how the standards and […]
Cristina Balbás launched Escuelab to counteract the decrease in Spanish students pursuing STEM degrees and a lack of availability in after-school programming. She is a graduate of Li Po Chun United World College of Hong Kong.
Is your IB World School planning a reunion? Or bringing together past IB graduates to speak with students? We’d like to hear about it and share news of your event here on blogs.ibo.org and on social media.
Krista Kaufmann joined international start-up, Impact Hub, to help social entrepreneurs access valuable training resources, work spaces and community-building networks as they tackle large-scale social issues. She is a graduate of UWC Mahindra College.
An IB World School shares how its Exceptional Children Extensions programme is empowering students with disabilities to succeed Sixteen students with a range of intellectual and physical disabilities, including Down’s syndrome, autism and cerebral palsy, follow the Exceptional Children (EC) Extensions programme at Randolph IB Middle School, North Carolina, USA. “As stated within the IB […]
Four schools at different stages of their IB journey will share their approach to understanding and implementing the IB Primary Years Programme enhancements in their own context. Here is the first story in the series that features a candidate school in Russia and illustrates how they began exploring the enhanced content.