In a study conducted by researchers at Deakin University, the learning processes and outcomes at four Early Years PYP schools were evaluated. The researchers examined student literacy rates and school readiness skills at two schools in Australia and two schools in Singapore. Qualitative data was collected to evaluate the perspectives of teachers, students, and parents. Overall, the study […]
Making the transition from high school to higher education can be a daunting experience. It can involve leaving home and moving to a new town or city, or even a new country. Students experience all-sorts of “new”, from learning environments to teachers and teaching styles, to friends, to areas of study, to local cultures. Part […]
Meet Caroline Wesson. She attends the Georgia Institute of Technology and graduated with the IB Diploma from Douglas County High School in 2012. Caroline offers advice about choosing a university and talks about her IB experience.
It is always a delight to see schools that are continually progressing on their inclusion journey, which is why we were thrilled when Copenhagen International School opened their doors to us last January and allowed us to film their good practice in action. Each teacher, coordinator, support staff and school leader had the same inclusion […]
In this article you will find some ideas on setting up your teaching space at the beginning of a new school year.
We interviewed Nicholas Palmer, a 2014 recipient of the Jeff Thompson Research Award for his study on the Primary Years Programme (PYP) exhibition and global citizenship education. He completed the research as part of a dissertation proposal for his graduate studies at the Charles Sturt University in Australia. Nick is currently the primary mathematics coordinator […]
We are seeking a group of 20 IB graduates from all regions of the world to volunteer as contributing authors to our blog and alumni network newsletter. Send in your interest by 31 October 2015.
IB Diploma Programme student Robert Whittaker tells IB World magazine about his experience at the 2015 IB World Student Conference
Colter Moos, an IB Diploma Programme graduate from Palm Harbor University High School and second-year undergraduate student at American University, offers his advice on the university admissions process.
New research conducted by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) sought to better understand the impact of the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) on Diploma Programme (DP) outcomes for students studying in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, and Japan.
As the deadline approaches on 20 January 2016 for the registration of MYP candidates for personal project moderation in 2016, here is some useful information about the process for registering your candidates: Who needs to register? In MYP schools with year 5 of the programme, all students must complete the personal project. When do I need to […]
By Angela Jonson As Middle Years Programme (MYP) educators prepare to implement some updates to the programme’s personal project, we spoke to Angela Johnson to see how the changes are taking shape in her school. MYP personal project Here at Southbank International School, the MYP personal project plays a very important part within our school’s culture, […]
One school shares the various factors influencing the collaboration for their PYP exhibition.
By Kim Bliss. Kim reflects upon his time as a Global Action Team (GAT) leader at the 2015 IB World Student Conference (IBWSC) in New York. At the start of every new school year, I revisit the IB mission statement. It’s a nice reminder of the broader international organization of which we are a part, […]
When deciding upon which universities to apply, Justin Parker, a 2013 graduate of Brooke Point High School in Stafford, Virginia, suggests searching for schools that align with your interest and goals. He recommends that students “seek out an institution that will best equip you to pursue your passions.”