Beyond the Border project, by IB Diploma Programme (DP) students from Lamar Academy makes an impact in Texas.
Five Diploma Programme (DP) alums reflect on the emotional connections, career skills and holistic development that the creativity, activity, service (CAS) component fostered in them.
CAS Coordinator Sara Díaz, from the International School of Bologna, Italy, realizes how difficult it can be for students to find time to write their reflections and be creative with them. She tells IB World magazine about her two tried-and-tested top tips that can help.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Xavier Bofill De Ros tells us about the impact of volunteering throughout life. This is his second story in our graduate voices series.
The Diploma Programme (DP) is a two-year program that aims to challenge students aged 16-19 on an intellectual, emotional and ethical level while also providing them with the breadth and depth of knowledge of multiple subject areas. Learn more about the components of the DP program and see why it is a valued global curriculum.
IB programmes are designed to cultivate students’ agency. Programme elements like the exhibition, personal project and CAS, encourage students to explore and develop their unique interests. In this post, Harrison Lee—a graduate of the Primary Years Program (PYP), Middle Years Program (MYP) and Diploma Program (DP) and a three-time Canadian national champion in yoyo—describes how […]
In a first for the country’s tertiary institutions, the Australian National University is adopting a more-holistic admissions system that considers co-curricular activities alongside academic results. For Australia’s IB Diploma Programme (DP) students, the changes may make an already auspicious qualification even more valuable. DP graduate of Pembroke School and student at the Australian National University, […]
CAS event offers students the chance to share ideas with the wider community. CHIREC International School, in Hyderabad, India, created a platform for students to showcase their Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) ideas and learn from other local IB students.
IB Diploma Programme students create a safe space for those who may be exploring their gender
Billions of people around the world still live without access to clean and safe water, causing harvests to fail, health problems for many, and leaving households and factories struggling to survive. As part of the UN Sustainable Development Goals , the UN addresses this water crisis with ‘World Water Day 2019’ on 22 March.
Students at Flagler Palm Coast High School, Florida, USA, are feeling less stressed thanks to yoga devotee Ekatereena Kouzina. The IB Diploma Programme (DP) student has set up weekly yoga sessions as part of her Creativity, Activity, Service (CAS) project.
What do social causes and activities add to university life? Emily Paglicci, a Diploma Programme (DP) graduate from Carrollwood Day School, wanted more out of her college experience. At American University, USA, she found a way to give back to the community by joining EagleTHON, an organization that raises funds for accessible children’s healthcare.
How can Diploma Programme (DP) students make a difference in the world? We spoke with Moiz Lakhani, a year 2 DP student at Colonel By Secondary School in Canada to discuss his work to empower girls through his prize-winning initiative, NinjaGirls.
A CAS project in Kazakhstan is empowering children with disabilities Imran Kaliyev is helping children with disabilities feel like superheroes. As part of his creativity, activity, service (CAS) project, he is working with a company that makes prostheses that are personalized to meet the needs of individuals. “One child asked me to create an arm […]