If we want our children to do better academically and socially studying the arts could be the key to success. By ignoring arts education, we could be jeopardizing young people’s opportunities to achieve and to be creative participants in the 21st century.
In 2013, Marissa Jansz made the switch from teaching the IB Diploma Programme (DP) in Singapore to teaching ‘A’ Levels in Sri Lanka. Since then, Marissa has reflected on the two programmes.
Alana Brown, IB Coordinator at Alice Deal Middle School in Washington, DC, has played a dual role, also leading efforts to bring a support service called Curriculum Connections to interested, candidate and authorized schools selected for participation in a trial of the new service.
Marie Vivas, IB Americas University Relations Manager, responds to this question raised by IB Counselors and Coordinators. She offers a unique perspective from within the IB and highlights the resources available to the entire IB community.
Katie Wright of the University of Melbourne conducted 23 in-depth interviews with IB graduates from around the world, between the ages of 20 and 63, on the ways in which the IB may have influenced their professional pathways, attitudes toward learning as well as personal beliefs and overall worldview.
The Bethesda Global Centre reverberated with high energy during Nov. 12-14, the result of gathering 20 educators to participate in a three-day training session designed to develop a team of reviewers to support the new Building Quality Curriculum service, currently running in trials in 21 schools. The group arrived in Bethesda ready and eager to […]
The alumni network speaks with Marina Catena, a graduate of the United World College of the Adriatic in Duino, Italy and Director of the World Food Programme in Paris.
How do Students, teachers, and leaders in IB school communities view the concept of International-mindedness? Ten IB community members share their perspective on the concept and why it is central to the IB educational philosophy.
Advice from IB alumnus Anna von Wendorff on navigating the college admission process during the holidays. Anna is a freshman at Stanford University in Stanford, California USA and plans to major in Management Science and Engineering.
IB Americas University Relations Manager, Marie Vivas meets with colleagues in Boston and Providence, a region packed with great colleges and universities that welcome IB students every year.
Guest post: CLima Conference director Allana Rumble talks about how their upcoming student-led event will bring together the world’s future leaders.
Earlene Cruz went on her first trip to Europe as an IB student. Semester at Sea took her to Ghana, where a generous family inspired her to bring the world together around food cooked and eaten together.
Judith Fabian was at the heart of the IB programmes long before becoming the Chief Academic Officer. After a history of teaching and implementing the IB programmes in international schools around the globe, and 10 years of spearheading their development at the IB, she has recently left the organization. She took the time to speak to […]
IB World Schools responded eagerly to an invitation from the IB to participate in four pilots of its new School Enhancement Services. We are excited to have our first cohort of schools in place now!
Students and alumni now can officially add IB diploma, coursework or certificates to the education section on their LinkedIn profile with one click – yep, that easy.