With the knowledge that young people can make strong, positive and long-lasting change in the world, the IB set out to support Middle Years Programme (MYP) students embarking on community-impact projects with the MYP Student Innovators Grant alongside the Ashoka Foundation. We hear from four MYP Innovators as they reflect on the opportunity and growth […]
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What skills do young people need to thrive in an increasingly interconnected world? In this blog, we explore the connection between the PISA global competence assessment and the Middle Years Programme (MYP) framework and how the MYP helps students develop these global competencies.
The MYP Innovators grant offers Middle Years Programme (MYP) students the tools, skills and resources they need to actualize social change. These are some of the things to look out for as the first 32 student-finalists embark on their journey to change the world.
Middle Years Programme (MYP) students all over the world are celebrating their results despite the difficult circumstances caused by the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. In this blog, we examine why it’s important to recognize students for their hard work these last few months and how the MYP is empowering them to solve the world’s most pressing […]
The IB is offering students with bright ideas more time and flexibility to apply to the MYP Innovators initiative to cultivate and develop their ideas with the support of funding, industry experts and other resources. The deadline to submit interest in the programme has been extended to 13 April 2020.
We welcome Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Klaudia Ofwona Draber of American School of Warsaw, who offers insight and advice on being a creative entrepreneur. This is her first story in the graduate voices series.
Looking for ways to make your history lessons more exciting and inspire deeper learning? Big History could be an answer, the IB’s Emanuele Pesoli tells IB World magazine Big History is “a social studies course that runs on jet fuel”, as described by the founders of the Big History Project. It’s a powerful combination of […]
By Carolyn Savage Most schools have their own definition of what it means to be internationally minded. Policies have been written, curricula developed and special events scheduled into academic calendars, but what exactly do we mean by international-mindedness? Put simply, international-mindedness means understanding, respecting and valuing different cultures, embracing diversity and knowing that different perspectives […]
By Stuart Crouch Ways in which librarians and teachers can collaborate across the IB continuum of education I have been a teacher for 25 years and a school librarian for more than 16 of those. At the start of my career it seemed like doom and gloom for school libraries; all resources would soon be online, […]
We are excited to announce the speakers for the first day of the Peterson Academic Symposium, to be held on the 23rd of April this year. Speakers will present TED-style talks on creativity in their fields and discuss ideas and concerns in a panel at the end of the day.