In light of the recent earthquakes in Nepal, students and teachers from the International School Nido de Aguilas and Santiago College, in Chile, reflect on the earthquake that swept the country in 2010. They tell IB World magazine how they managed to provide an education through this uncertain time and pulled together to help rebuild […]
IB World magazine asks teachers how they encourage students to become confident in taking risks and students share how this has helped them develop lifelong skills
This article describes the effectiveness of using the game Minecraft in a unit of inquiry under the transdisciplinary theme: How we organize ourselves.
Jacquiline Pascual has taught IB Spanish B at Brent International School, Subic, in the Philippines since 2009 and has been an IB examiner since 2013. Jacquiline wrote to us saying: “For the past two years I have had the wonderful opportunity to teach a group of exceptionally talented individuals”. Here, she shares a part of their learning journey. I […]
More and more teachers are talking about it, but how can you help students become creative? IB World magazine asks educators for their tried-and-tested methods
A freestanding two-year Middle Years Programme is a new option that will extend access to the MYP to all schools.
This article shares how a PYP school explored Grade 5 students choosing their own transdisciplinary theme for the exhibition.
Take a look at the key findings from the 2015 University Admissions Officers report in the info-graphic below. The survey gathered feedback from University Admissions Officers at 80 different universities and colleges spanning all university groups in the UK. ACS International Schools (ACS) has conducted the annual report for the past nine years. Now in […]
The typical IB Diploma Programme student has more questions on assessments running through their head than are written on the actual exam paper. As the most recent set of IB Diploma Programme assessments finished on 22 May, IB World magazine decided to catch up with some of this year’s hopeful graduates to discover what wise […]
This blog post was written by Mark Beach, Principal of Discovery College in Hong Kong. It was originally published in the school’s online magazine. International mindedness is a central part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum, and an integral part of what we aim to embody at Discovery College (DC). Indeed, each person at the College, […]
This post is part of Excellence and Equity, a dialogue among IB educators and school leaders around empowering under-represented students for success in life-long learning. Subscribe to E2 updates or write to us directly to share your access success story. Our project’s E2 (Excellence and Equity) framework aims to provide an image of what an equitable […]
This article illustrates how fifth grade students approached the PYP exhibition under the transdisciplinary theme Sharing the planet and commenced a campaign called F.O.O.D. (Food Out Of Dustbin) to address a global hunger issue.
IB Director General, Dr Siva Kumari, was recently invited to the International School Moshi, Tanzania—Diploma Programme Graduation Ceremony. Read excerpts of the commencement address below
The author of this article shows how a central idea was rewritten to become more transdisciplinary in nature.
Jane Drake, Head of Curriculum Innovation and Alignment, asks “how might education hope to solve the complex problems surrounding us? How can education tackle environmental issues, disease, social media, conflict, food security or financial crisis?” Complexity advisor Roland Kupers adds: “Deeply interconnected systems behave in ways that surprise. Whether it‘s the economy, social norms, the […]