We spoke with Dr. Love Trivedi from Jayshree Periwal International School (JPIS), India on how a diving trip inspired his students to create positive change.
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Curiosity and creativity: Where will it take you?
Dr Dimitrina Trendafilova from UWC Adriatic, Italy, reflects on how curiosity and creativity can be nurtured in schools and shares examples of how science concept can be conceived in a creative way
Supporting students to network their knowledge: notes on reviewing Diploma Programme biology
From August 2023, Diploma Programme (DP) teachers will need to ensure they are using the recently published biology subject guide (first assessment 2025). To mark the launch of the new subject guide, we asked an educator who was involved in the development of the curriculum to speak about the course and how the key updates […]
Celebrating inspirational IB alumnae for International Women’s Day
In this blog, we spoke with Manuelita Rojas, Alejandra Molina, and Monika Lionaite about how their IB education has empowered them as female leaders in the digital age.
Exploring the universe: the IB learner profile drives one alum’s work at NASA
In this Q&A, we spoke with IB DP alumnus and aerospace professional, Johnathan Brendle, about his inspiring journey from a childhood fascination with space to a career at NASA.
Updating the Diploma Programme physics course: An educator’s perspective
From August 2023, Diploma Programme (DP) teachers will need to ensure they are using the recently published physics subject guide (first assessment 2025). To mark the launch of the new subject guide, we asked an educator who was involved in the development of the curriculum to speak about the course and how the key updates […]
Artificial intelligence in IB assessment and education: a crisis or an opportunity?
Matt Glanville, Head of Assessment Principles and Practice at the IB, shares his views on the short-term impact that new artificial intelligence (AI) technology will have on IB assessments and how it could change education as we know it in the long-term.
Tips on upholding academic integrity: “It is important to start by establishing a climate of trust in our students”
Three IB educators from around the globe have shared tips for fellow educators and for students on how to uphold academic integrity in the classroom and during assessments.
Diploma Programme Chemistry updates: “a never-ending exploration for students and teachers”
From August 2023, Diploma Programme (DP) teachers will need to ensure they are using the recently published chemistry subject guide (first assessment 2025). We asked an educator who was involved in the development of the curriculum to speak about the course.
“Don’t let underrepresentation discourage you”: Discovering the value of STEM with Dr. Elsie Effah Kaufmann
In this Q&A session, we asked IB DP alumna, Dr. Elsie Effah Kaufmann, a few questions about her career in engineering and her time completing the Diploma Programme (DP).
Becoming an inquirer: Q&A with IB alumna, Gioia Riboni Verri
In this Q&A session, we asked Gioia Riboni Verri, an IB DP alumna, to reflect on her IB journey of becoming an inquirer – an attribute that the IB Learner Profile encourages students to be.
How to develop confidence – an alumna perspective
For many people, developing self-confidence can be difficult. According to IB DP alumna, Sammie Walker Herrera, it’s worth the effort.
“My IB education showed me that I have the power to make change”
IB students around the globe make a huge difference to their communities by taking action when they apply what they are learning in the classroom and beyond. Sahib’s hard work was recognized when she was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award.
Helping students access higher education during one of the longest Covid lockdowns
We spoke with German European School Manila, Philippines (GESM) on their work in creating and organizing a virtual event connecting students to universities around the world.
Inclusive education: Student with total vision impairment shares his IB experience
Hear from Arijeet, who graduated in 2022, about the support he received from his school, Bombay International School, and how the IB’s access and inclusion policies impacted his studies.