I live in Singapore, but I’ve lived in Korea, England and Pakistan, too. If somebody asks me: “Where do you come from?” What do I say? I was born in South Korea. When I was five years old, we moved to England, where I started preschool. The experience was a nightmare. Despite my best efforts, […]
Matt James, Head of IB Online Professional Development, allows us a glimpse of what’s behind the development and launch of new professional development products. He discusses IB DP Advantage, the latest initiative to be introduced by the IB, currently available on an annual subscription basis for Diploma Programme educators. An annual professional development (PD) subscription […]
This is the last of a two-part article about integrating technology into the curriculum. The first part explains how a flexible schedule might look like in a school.
This is the first of a two-part article about integrating technology into the curriculum.
In May 2015, John Bader, Chief External Academic Relations Officer at the IB, had the honour of delivering a graduation speech to students at his childhood school, the International School of Paris. John shares an excerpt from his speech here to inspire any IB graduate to strive towards continuing success. Six Ideas for Success […]
James MacDonald is Chair of the IB Asia Pacific Regional Council and Head of School at NIST International School in Thailand. We wanted to find out more about the role of the regional council and how their work supports schools, educators and students, as well as supporting the IB itself. What is the role of […]
The CP framework allows students to specialize in, a career-related pathway. CP students take at least two Diploma Programme courses, pursue their career-related studies and fulfill the distinctive CP core requirements.
Today, we are updating the IB community blog so that visitors can start finding content in French and Spanish. Please bear with us as we make these changes – you may discover error pages or site anomalies as we work towards making the French and Spanish pages live. Thanks!
Excited to have finished your IB exams last week? So are we! To celebrate student success this year, we’re creating a photo-mosaic IB logo with students and teachers from around the world!
This is the first of a two-part article about integrating technology into the curriculum. As EdTech specialists, our role within the PYP is to authentically integrate technology into the curriculum. In many schools, this means fitting these into weekly scheduled lab sessions and this can be frustrating. The students often do not finish projects during […]
At Sturgis Charter Public School in Hyannis, Massachusetts, USA our belief about the IB and student learning is simple. All of our students take all of their coursework in eleventh and twelfth grade in the Diploma Programme because we believe that the IB transforms all students.
Join Peter Fidzcuk at two June workshops in London. Peter is the IB’s UK Development and Recognition Manager and also the IB Schools and Colleges Association (IBSCA) University Admissions Manager. On 9 June, Peter has organised the IB Schools and Colleges Association (IBSCA) 2015 Higher Education Advisors’ Conference. On 12 June, he runs a second […]
Bas Nijboer recently joined the IB’s Professional Development (PD) department as Registration & Promotions Coordinator for the Africa, Europe and Middle East. Here, he reflects on his first experience of an IB workshop. As part of my new job, I attended my first professional development workshop in Athens at the end of April. This offered me the […]
As a research-driven organization, the IB invests in research to underpin, inform and enhance the development of IB programmes. The IB Global Research department aims to help teachers, administrators and schools make the most of this valuable resource to provide the best possible education and opportunities for students. What kind of research is available […]
The PYP Coordinator’s notes: May 2015 are now available in English, French and Spanish and accessible from the PYP E-library>Programme coordination publications on the Online Curriculum Centre (OCC).