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Time for Stories

Dale Worsley gives an engaging insight into the editor process on Journeys in Communities of Practice: Stories and Strategies of Professional Inquiry from Around the World. Worsley says, “Meaningful, well-told stories have a unique power not only to instruct us but to give us courage in a way that mere information cannot when we face […]

Time for Stories, Part 2

“It is much easier to read a text on school change in narrative, rather than purely explanatory, form. It is more authentic, and therefore more meaningful. The story shows how change evolves in true time.”

Introducing Tales from Different Cultures

These entertaining stories, retold by acclaimed authors Andrew Fusek Peters and Polly Peters, encourage traditional storytelling in the modern contexts of the classroom and home. With colourful characters and unpredictable twists and turns, these books will engage PYP learners while introducing them to stories from other cultures.

IB Asia Pacific Annual Conference

Each year the International Baccalaureate, Asia Pacific Global Centre presents the IB Asia Pacific Annual Conference. The Annual Conference provides an excellent opportunity for educational leaders and decision makers in schools, Universities and governments to come together to share best practices around cultivating the way we are educating students and creating an education system that […]

Call for articles: Sharing PYP

The Sharing PYP Practice blog aims to showcase and celebrate diverse and sound practice from schools implementing the Primary Years Programme. The PYP development team welcomes contribution to this blog in any language.

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IB graduation and exam traditions

On July 6, the class of 2013 will receive their exam results. To congratulate these graduates, we’d like to celebrate your traditions. Has your school developed traditions around the IB diploma or exam results? How does your school congratulate students for the hard work they completed during the DP? Send your photos and quotes to […]

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IB Higher Education Symposium: Oct 2013

The 2013 IB Higher Education Symposium is at Stanford University from the 9-10 October 2013. Developed to support senior admissions leadership to discuss globalization, student mobility, promoting access, and the preparation with which IB students enter university. Registration now open at ibo.org/recognition with ‘Early bird’ rates before 15 June 2013.

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What makes IB teachers distinctive?

Researchers at the International Baccalaureate (IB) recently set out to learn what ingredients go into making an IB teacher an IB teacher. Their findings support the assertion that IB teachers approach the whole student with inquiry-based instruction and the intention of shaping their students into socially responsible citizens.