Reflection and opinion
IB voices podcast
When thinking of the trauma that our students, teachers and schools encounter, the news in the recent months has a perfect storm of contributing factors: the continued killings of people of color in the United States and Canada, made even more traumatic by COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the economic upheaval wrought by it.
When normal, physical routines are disrupted through unexpected events, students often find it hard to stay motivated and develop new routines. Of course, some of us are more conscious of this now, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. To speak to this, IB Voices met with Dr Adam Carey, a doctor, nutritionist and leading commentator […]
University admission and higher education
Sharing PYP: Teaching in the Primary Years Programme
Perspective on the Middle Years Programme (MYP)
Curriculum development and innovation
In cooperation with the University of the People (UoPeople), the IB has aimed to address the global shortage of qualified educators. This year, we are funding 100 educators on their way to earning a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree. We hear from Gabriel Boateng, an educator from Ghana International School to reflect on how access […]
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Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Kyla Christie is the co-founder of New Art Collective. Her efforts to create a community and opportunity for performance artists in Indonesia were recognized by the Diana Award, which supports young people making an impact in their communities. We connected with Kyla to find out more about her passions and hear […]
While the IB Diploma and Career-related Programme go hand-in-hand since they are designed for students of the same age group, some schools – or rather, one school in particular – is connecting the dots between the Career-related Programme and the Middle Years Programme in some really cool ways. Building a transition plan between the two […]
The IB’s youngest, but arguably most innovative and future-ready offering is the Career-related Programme (CP). We talk about the history of the CP, its core elements and the benefits it offers schools, teachers and students. I’m joined by Chantell Wyten, Senior Curriculum Manager at the IB and knower of all things CP.
What impact can the Primary Years Programme (PYP) have beyond curriculum into the school’s climate and community building efforts? The IB’s Research team found that student’s caring relationships, parent involvement and perceptions of safety all showed statistically significant improvements after implementing the PYP. See more outcomes of the research below.