Proudly telling the world about our philosophy in our 50th anniversary year By Robert Harrison Sometimes the IB’s mission can seem quite lofty and disconnected from the real world of teachers who feel overworked by their responsibilities and students who feel overwhelmed by course work and examinations. Can education really help to make a better […]
Proudly telling the world about our philosophy in our 50th anniversary year Jay Mathews’ employer for 50 years, The Washington Post, describes him as a Harvard-educated columnist and education writer with Chinese language skills and author of nine books, including five about high schools and a New York Times bestseller. It was also Jay who “created […]
Stephanie Stan reflects on the skills and experiences she gained during the Diploma Programme (DP) that have benefited her university studies. This is her second story in our series on graduates voices.
This article explores examples of building well-being into a programme of inquiry, based on grades 2 and 4, under the transdisciplinary theme of “who we are”.
Proudly telling the world about our students in our 50th anniversary year Meet the IB student from a low-income Mexican family who attracted more than US$1million in university scholarships “I always wanted to go to college. Except I was worried about the prices because college is pretty expensive.” Darlene Diaz need worry no more. This […]
By Jennifer Towers It can be daunting to hear that you will soon be required to use a new information system in the course of your work. But a group of teachers in Vancouver spotted an opportunity. We had a common goal: to change the way we reported on the performance of our Middle Years […]
Proudly telling the world about our alumni in our 50th anniversary year By Maryam Al-Ammari I am proud that the Maharat Sewing Project has become a community for women who share a passion for sewing and self- improvement. In numbers, it looks like this: Four years operational, since launch in 2014. More than 200 women […]
Proudly telling the world about our history in our 50th anniversary year Peter Stoyle has been involved with the IB since its very beginning. He was the Director General of a school in Montevideo when it was chosen in 1968 to be one of the first pilot schools to trial exams for what became the […]
Joining us this year as an alumni contributor, Safinah Hidayati Hambali shares her advice for making good decisions when under stress, rather than taking the easy way out. This is her second story in our series of graduate voices.
This article illustrates a short inquiry into number patterns in kindergarten.
Proudly telling the world about our students in our 50th anniversary year The inspiring story of how one IB World School in Angola used their communication and leadership skills to help refugees from across the border in DR Congo. Koby Adu-Bonnah is a Middle Years Programme (MYP) student at Luanda International School, in Angola. Last […]
Sofia Parunova joins us this year as a 2018 alumni contributor to share her experience since graduating from the Diploma Programme (DP). This is her second story of the series.
This article highlights student involvement in showcasing action from kindergarten to grade 5, including the Primary Years Programme exhibition.