Proudly telling the world about IB students in our 50th anniversary year Visual arts task deepens curiosity and encourages students to reflect on how the attributes influence their lives When IB Diploma Programme (DP) visual arts teacher Tamara Doleman asked her students at Ashbury College in Ottawa, Canada, to identify the IB learner profile attributes that […]
From three different continents, Diploma Programme (DP) graduates Billy Chen, Andrea Mariani Islas, and Gita Ekaputri tell us how an IB education prepared for them for their university studies and careers.
International School of Stavanger alumnus and IB Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Billy Chen tells us how exploring his identity led him to the study of architecture at the University of Cambridge.
Proudly telling the world about our students in our 50th anniversary year Funds raised by IB students helped cure more than 100 women in underdeveloped communities suffering from obstetric fistula Obstetric fistula is one of the most serious and tragic childbirth injuries. More than 2 million women in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Latin […]
Neysa Sanghavi’s The Study Rwanda Project aims to transform common misconceptions associated with the country and lift refugees out of poverty When IB Diploma Programme (DP) student Neysa Sanghavi first heard about Rwanda in her history and literature class at Singapore International School in Mumbai, India, she thought it was a very traditional and underdeveloped […]
By Judith Baker Food is such a popular subject in schools because it is relevant, interesting, and useful. It is only natural that some students in the UK will want to continue to study it at Key Stage 5. How disappointing then to find that all A Level courses in Food are now discontinued, at […]
Are you an IB Diploma Programme (DP) languages acquisition teacher? New subject guides and teacher support materials are now available for both language B and language ab initio; DP language teachers will start teaching these guides in September 2018 for the first assessment of candidates in 2020. The new curricula have particular focus on the […]
‘Para sports competition’, organized by IB Diploma Programme (DP) students, exemplifies collaboration and understanding of real-life challenges Students in Kazakhstan didn’t have to wait until 2020 for the next Paralympic Games. They created their own competition. IB Diploma Programme (DP) students at Miras International School of Almaty organized the ‘Miras Para sports Competition’ for children […]
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Andrea Islas talks about university success and how the DP prepared her for a career in international relations.
Do you teach a DP studies in language and literature course? We are entering the final stages of the curriculum review cycle and the new courses are almost ready to deliver to you for first teaching in 2019. Here are the highlights of what has changed and how you can prepare to teach the new […]
Proudly telling the world about our alumni in our 50th anniversary year More than 11,000 former IB students who graduated between 1979 and 2017 completed a survey that gives us further insight into the impact of the Diploma Programme (DP) in life after IB. Are IB learners fulfilling our mission—to create a better world through education? […]
An IB World School in Puerto Rico was badly affected by Hurricane Maria. But that didn’t stop teachers and students helping local communities to rebuild and recover Hurricane Maria brought brutal devastation to the island of Puerto Rico on 20 September 2017. It was the second category 5 hurricane to threaten the island in as […]
By Antony Furlong Consider the following question: On a scale of 1-10, how lifelike are each of the following drawings of an elephant? If I asked this question to a room full of people, I’d probably get a wide range of answers for each elephant. Maybe you think elephant A’s a 2 but the person […]
“A jack of all trades, but a master of none,” proves to be a helpful statement instead of a belittling one in this article from Gita Ekaputri. The IB alum talks about how everything you learn can apply to anything in real life.
DP duo gets whole school involved to design and produce 60 dog toys for a local refuge Dog lovers and IB Diploma Programme (DP) students from PLC Perth, in Australia, decided to put their creativity skills to use for Shenton Park Dog Refuge Home. Ava Gajdatsy and Sophia Gawan-Taylor designed and made three different dog […]