With the IB Global Conference coming later this year in Toronto, Canada, it felt like the perfect time to talk about the history of the IB conference in the Americas region and how it fits into the greater IB mission.
Purchasing baby formula can be expensive in your first year as a parent, but this IB Diploma Programme (DP) student found a way to make it affordable for people in North Bay, Canada.
Primary Years Programme (PYP) student Kaede Takenaka created a ‘KID coin’ after completing the PYP unit of inquiry on entrepreneurship.
Recently honoured as Wisconsin’s 2020 High School Teacher of the Year, Chad Sperzel-Wuchterl, IB Visual Art Department Chair and art teacher at Ronald Reagan High School in Milwaukee, U.S., shares with IB World the key to educational success.
Author and human rights activist Ishmael Beah, the third and final speaker for the 2019 IB Global Conference in New Orleans, talks to IB World about how his teachers helped him come to terms with his past as a child soldier in Sierra Leone.
Dr Jamie Chiu, keynote speech at the IB Global Conference in Hong Kong (24-26 March 2019), discusses student mental health and well-being in high-performing schools and shares the patterns that have emerged through analyzing mental health data from several thousand secondary school students.
Philanthropist and entrepreneur Nenad Bakić talks about the skills needed for today’s world and how his STEM projects have changed the Croatian education system Nenad Bakić has transformed education in Croatia. The entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist is the founder of the non-profit organization IRIM (Institute for Youth Development and Innovativity), which aims to empower all […]
An expert in communicative intelligence, Kendall Zoller is speaking at the IB Global Conference in Vienna on ‘Using the ecotone to shape a future: from chaos to calm’. He describes the ecotone as the transitional place between where you are and where you want to go, and argues that leading into the future requires tolerance […]
In a cooperative enterprise, we work efficiently and don’t get in each other’s way. But in a collaborative effort, we respect the diverse thinking of the group, realizing that each member’s contribution improves our end result in a way that wouldn’t have happened if we merely cooperated to ‘get the job done’.
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 […]
Graduates from all IB World Schools are invited to join regional IB alumni in Geneva, Switzerland on 26 October 2018 to both celebrate our past and discuss how an IB education will meet the needs of future generations. Will you attend?
One of the keynote speakers at our first educational leadership conference in Africa in Accra, Ghana in February 2018 was Dr Patrick Awuah, founder and president of Ashesi University in Accra. In 2017, he was presented with the WISE Prize for Education at the World Innovation Summit for Education in Doha, Qatar, recognising his commitment to supporting […]
Five decades ago in 1968 Inspired by a spirit of hope in the post-World War era, the IB pioneered a movement for international education. Our founders saw a need for an international approach to education, which would bring young people together with the skills, values and knowledge necessary to build a more peaceful future. 2018 […]
Our countdown has begun to our big anniversary! IB World magazine finds out more
By Lori Mack We pride ourselves on being a research-driven organization here at the IB, but we are not alone; conducting research is not limited to the IB Global Research Team and our research partners at universities. There are many diverse and valuable research studies that take a scientific approach to the impact of IB […]