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Karen Campbell

Learners leading learning

How can students effectively develop their own learning pathway through questioning? Read about PYP students who wanted more ownership of their learning: to design their own inquiry. This is a case study of how one year 6 class applied a questioning process to lead their own learning.

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The “perfect” way to show appreciation to teachers

Sakhi Kochar, PYP Coordinator tells IB World magazine how her school in Norway celebrated World Teachers’ Day 2017 How can students show appreciation to their teachers? Pretending to be them worked really well at a Primary Years Programme (PYP) candidate school in Norway.  Celebrating World Teachers’ Day has been a tradition at Northern Lights International […]

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“Our journey of friendship through dance”

MYP students win international award for their dance performance, which showcased an honest portrayal of friendship Two friends at an IB World School in Malaysia put on an award-winning performance, depicting what true friendship really means. With no prior experience or knowledge of contact dance improvisation, Middle Years Programme (MYP) students Sonya Janejit Kaur and Celine […]

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Education is a way out: teacher training in refugee camps

The Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya is home to 183,543 people including a majority of school-age children. A shared initiative between the International School of Moshi (ISM),  Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Windle Trust, Xavier Projects, UNHCR, UNESCO and Moi University in Nairobi will bring highly skilled teachers to the camp.