The extended essay is likely the largest independent task for Diploma Programme (DP) students during their studies, and for this reason carries a reputation as a daunting DP requirement. Alumni share their methods for getting started and discuss the long-term rewards that follow this notable achievement.
This article describes a first year inquiry into how a community interacts. It illustrates an approach for teaching something abstract to young learners.
An expert in communicative intelligence, Kendall Zoller is speaking at the IB Global Conference in Vienna on ‘Using the ecotone to shape a future: from chaos to calm’. He describes the ecotone as the transitional place between where you are and where you want to go, and argues that leading into the future requires tolerance […]
This article is based on real-life experiences with the Primary Years Programme within a Chinese context in a bilingual candidate school. The article looks at the cultural dimensions as well as the structural changes within the organization to make it not only culturally relevant, but also to support learning English as an additional language.
You completed your IB programme, and now you are moving on towards your future career and academic goals. But how did you get where you are today? And more importantly, how did you tell your story? We’d like to know!
Aditi Babel reflects on balancing academics with her creative interests for our series featuring graduate voices. She is a medical student and author of the book Unsettled.
In looking for a way to deepen student understanding of concepts, while still maintaining fidelity to the single subjects, this article shows the work of the physical education (PE) department to create conceptual connections while focusing on knowledge, skills and conceptual understandings pertaining to PE and beyond.
Every IB graduate has a story from their education experience they will never forget. Share your favorite moment for our photo and quote wall that will be on display at the upcoming alumni event!
Amir Abdou has won a chance to conduct his science experiment in zero gravity. He’ll experience lunar and zero gravity, as well as conducting experiments on-board a specially equipped aircraft—also known as the ‘Vomit Comet’.
IB students from Canada qualify for the Tournament of Champions Three Diploma Programme (DP) students from Cobourg Collegiate Institute (CCI), Ontario, Canada have reached the World Scholar’s Cup Tournament of Champions. The competition, which takes place over a series of rounds, aims to motivate students of all backgrounds to discover new strengths, practise new skills […]
Alumnus Theadosia Kurniawan sits down for a conversation with fellow IB graduate Akshi Singh to look at the journey they have taken since their days in the IB Diploma Programme (DP).
In a cooperative enterprise, we work efficiently and don’t get in each other’s way. But in a collaborative effort, we respect the diverse thinking of the group, realizing that each member’s contribution improves our end result in a way that wouldn’t have happened if we merely cooperated to ‘get the job done’.
This article depicts the mindfulness journey a preschool class took to develop and learn effectively as part of an inclusive and balanced Primary Years Programme learning community.
In this article we share the tips for helping students move schools during their primary and middle school years.
With school having started this month for many countries, here are four things a student should know as they enter their first few weeks in the IB Diploma Programme (DP).