This article originally appeared within Sharing PYP Practice. Jennifer Fenton is currently a Grade 4 teacher and team leader at the Canadian International School of Hong Kong. She is a PYP workshop leader and has previously worked in Kenya and Canada as a teacher, administrator and curriculum coordinator.
Founded in 1886, the Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) is a Methodist institution and part of the ACS family of schools with over a century of tradition. A comparatively new addition to the school is the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, which includes about 900 of the school’s 3,000 students.
Denise Michel is the Primary Years Programme coordinator and vice-principal at the International School of Hout Bay in Capetown, South Africa. The school is one of two in the country that offer the PYP and the only one to offer the Diploma Programme. Michel was instrumental in implementing the programme at her school, which she […]
Annemarie Bresson is in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme at South Lakes High School and will be going to college next year. Among her IB classes is art. “She does very personal work about identity and growing up mixed-race,” says art teacher Matt Ravenstahl.
In his daily life as an IB coordinator at Colegio Pestalozzi (Colegio Suizo del Peru) in Peru, Ramiro Febres works to improve access to an IB education for as many students as possible regardless of their personal circumstances. He also is the president of the Peruvian Association of IB World Schools (La Asociación de Colegios […]
Eighteen-year-old Arthi Nachiappan recently won a national award in the UK for making a significant contribution to promote international understanding and global awareness. Arthi is a Diploma Programme student at Bilborough College in Nottingham.
Yokohama International School in Japan is one of four IB World Schools participating in the Open World Schools pilot. The pilot is exploring how an authentic IB Diploma Programme (DP) experience can be extended to students online, who would otherwise be unable to access an IB education.
In 2013 there are four conferences designed for IB students: Social Justice: Contemplating the Past, Confronting the Future ECOnomics: Creating a Sustainable Future Utopian Visions: Employing the Arts for Social Change iResponsibility: Explore how we Engage in the Online World
Students who attend UBC for the 2013 IB World Student Conferences will be able to explore one of North America’s most sustainable buildings, the Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability(CIRS). The building not only uses solar and wind energy to generate electricity, it filters and purifies rain water and waste water. Rainwater is collected and […]
Take a look Inside IB Classrooms, an online library of video clips to improve practice and encourage professional inquiry. This resource provides a rich variety of approaches to IB teaching and learning. Featured are more than 20 examples from the Diploma, Middle Years and Primary Years Programmes. Each clip comes with resources such as planning […]
IB students who attended the World Student Conference (WSC) in 2012 are still drawing from their experiences and blogging about it! The global recognition team caught up with four of last year’s conference participants to see how they are completing their CAS projects. Details at www.ibo.org/wsc. Nafis Jalil — International School Dhaka, Bangladesh Nafis has […]
We are pleased to announce that the IB Conference of the Americas will be held in New Orleans, LA, USA, from 18-21 July 2013! The IB Conference of the Americas represents the largest annual gathering of the global IB community. The 2013 conference in New Orleans will be no exception, as we expect over 1,500 […]
Dive into the 2012 World Student Conferences. Look for more this June through August as students prepare for the 2013 conferences. Details on all four conferences are available at www.ibo.org/wsc. Current IB Diploma Programme and Career-related Certificate students will have the opportunity to join with fellow IBers at the different World Student Conferences, taking place around […]
Thabo Matse distinguished himself by topping Swaziland’s exam scores rankings at a young age, eventually earning him a scholarship to attend the United World College – USA in New Mexico.
Rachel Myrick is a 2009 IB graduate from North Carolina. She completed her Bachelor’s in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and was awarded a 2013 Rhodes Scholarship to pursue a Master’s in Philosophy at the University of Oxford.