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Becoming an IB World School: the Russian way

A school in Russia explains how it has integrated state curriculum with IB programmes, resulting in improvements in the quality of student learning Around 30 state schools in Russia have implemented IB programmes as part of a pilot by the Russian government to raise education levels and provide students with the best opportunities. One of these is the School Of Young Politicians—Gymnasium 1306 (SYP), which serves the families of the Ramenki district […]


An eye-opening Arctic expedition

Diploma Programme (DP) student Hari Tamang joined a trip to the Earth’s northernmost region to discuss climate change, technology and ethics “There are trips, and then there are the trips that change you,” says Hari Tamang, a DP student at UWC Red Cross Nordic (RCN), Norway. “I still cannot believe that I swam across the 80th […]

Scholars Cup Barcelona Cobourg students with World Scholars Cup founder

World Scholar’s Cup success

IB students from Canada qualify for the Tournament of Champions Three Diploma Programme (DP) students from Cobourg Collegiate Institute (CCI), Ontario, Canada have reached the World Scholar’s Cup Tournament of Champions. The competition, which takes place over a series of rounds, aims to motivate students of all backgrounds to discover new strengths, practise new skills […]


European cooperation in action

Proudly telling the world about our schools in our 50th anniversary year An interdisciplinary project on the aftermath of World War I, involving five IB World Schools, has been a model of international-mindedness and collaboration Organizing a single project within one school can be difficult enough, but five IB World Schools in different European countries […]