Alumna Haley Clasen reflects on the attributes that lead alumni of the IB Diploma Programme (DP) graduates to success and the dense webs of relationships that connect these individuals who find they can relate despite seemingly obvious differences – a testament to its deep influence on intercultural understanding and respect.
“Studying the arts and setting aside time for creativity within formal education is important” says alumnus Frances Marsh, “for fostering imagination, as respite from German grammar and as an opportunity for these important moments of community, collaboration.”
In the digital age, Media and Information Literacy (MIL) competencies are essential for life and work—virtually all we know about the world beyond our immediate experience is conveyed through the media, and this emphasizes the need for media analysis. My presentation will focus on the conceptual framework that underpins MIL, and the critical analysis that […]
“Looking back at my two years at United World College (UWC) Costa Rica, I cherish deeply the enriching experience of learning the subjects of my choice and participating in a diverse range of extracurricular activities in a multicultural environment.”
For over twenty years, I have been interested in the area of complexity and understanding surprises in environmental, medical and social issues. I would like IB students to understand that events can unfold in surprising and unexpected ways.
Strengthen your university application with guidance from university admissions. Andrew Arida, University of British Columbia, looks at how describing your experience with IB courses shows universities how students will shape their future education.
University of Michigan representative Kedra Ishop, along with Princeton University’s Kevin Hudson and De Paul University’s Brian Spittle, explain how the IB prepares all students, including under-served students, for success.
Strengthen your university application with guidance from university admissions. Brian Spittle from DePaul University talks about how life skills, including critical thinking and communication, apply across disciplines and are perfect material for applications.
Strengthen your university application with guidance from university admissions. Andrew Arida from the University of British Columbia tells us how a broad education is an advantage even for students entering science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).
Universities are excited about your application. Don’t believe us? Admissions officers from top US universities explain how to leverage the IB Diploma Programme in your university application.
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year We asked experts in a variety of STEM disciplines about their area of work and what skills they consider the most important for IB science students to acquire. Here, Dr Mats Linder, Project Manager at the New Plastics Economy initiative at the Ellen MacArthur Foundation shares […]
Monique Dorsainvil didn’t have a job, a home, or even know anyone when she moved to Washington D.C. Six years later, she is walking the West Wing. She received her IB diploma from UWC-USA and was featured in the March 2016 edition of IB World magazine.
I am particularly interested in the analysis of the brain networks involved in higher brain functions such as memory and cognition. The most important skills that an IB science student can learn are logical thinking and …
The main theme running through my research activity is learning and teaching inquiry. I have focused primarily on the most complex level of inquiry – open inquiry. This method of learning inquiry may contribute significantly to understanding the essence of science and to developing scientific thinking. The most important skills that senior IB science students […]