Judith Joan Walker completed the full IB curriculum (PYP, MYP, and DP) in IB World Schools in Thailand, Vietnam and China. She went on to study film and film production in Australia and has now joined forces with her parents and brother to grow their family business; a social entrepreneurial venture, African Clean Energy (ACE).
Polly Peters, co-author of “Ten Tales from Different Cultures”, discusses the process of compiling ten stories from around the world into a collection for PYP readers and the power of stories.
“In my view, being an examiner is a type of fieldwork: it allows for a kind of participant/observation in the learning and assessment process that cannot be gained in any other way. The examining position provides a birds-eye view of what our students understand and are learning, and how their perspectives constantly change.”
The internationally-minded IB student is a critical and creative thinker. They engage in global ideas and issues with humanity and compassion. The world in which we live in can be unpredictable and challenging at times, but the IB student can break down these problems and make ethical, reasoned and balanced arguments based on continual development.
Did you know that there’s a new addition to the IB continuum? The IB Career-related Certificate (IBCC) began as a pilot program in 2004 and rolled out to all interested IB World Schools offering the Diploma Programme in 2012.
Rafael Angel illustrates the transition students make from PYP to MYP. Rafael is a PYP, MYP and DP teacher at Ecole Mondiale World School, Mumbai, India.
In a new study conducted by Flinders University, researchers explored the well-being of students, ages 11-16 in Australia, who were enrolled in the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP).
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In June, nine IB staff members took a service trip to the Philippines and discovered what it takes to make a real difference in the lives of others.
The IB has released a series of research studies this year, primarily exploring the impact of the Diploma Programme (DP), which is designed to prepare high school students for success at university and life beyond. Results show that IB graduates are more likely to persist through college, are prepared for college-level coursework, and demonstrate civic […]
Vandana Parashar, a PYP educator at Pathways School, Noida, India talks about exploring different forms of technology as part of the transdisciplinary theme How we express ourselves.
The university relations team visits OACAC, the IB Conference of the Americas, and the IB Higher Education Summit on Access in a three part article series: Part 1 | 2 | 3
Coming off the heels of a career in banking, Ghanaian IB graduate Fred Deegbe chose a road less taken and built a company that strives to be the best at what it does
A PYP coordinator in an international PYP school in Russia describes the experiences of students in engaging with their PYP exhibition.
This article engages teachers to reflect on learning through play.