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
Google inspired Genius Hour fuels Ohio school improvements
We spoke with Simon Clark from Discovery School in Mansfield, Ohio on providing staff members with the opportunity to move through the inquiry process in a similar way to their students.
Resilience, resourcefulness, and resistance in the face of war: “Nothing would get in the way of our students’ education”
In January 2022, a full-scale Russian invasion into Ukraine was a very real threat. Rachel Caldwell, School Director of Pechersk School International shares the resilience of the school community.
Saving Earth Club: The innovative ideas and actions of PYP students
Pooja Jain, PYP teacher at Pathways School Noida, India shares her students’ journey to help save the planet.
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.
Meet the talented young people studying with the first fully online Diploma Programme
Until March 2022, it was not possible for students to study the entire Diploma Programme online. Hear from just a few of the students from Dwight Global Online School who are learning with the IB in this new innovative way.
Microscopic perspectives: An interdisciplinary approach to learning
Bhakti Ahire, Middle Years Programme interdisciplinary unit (IDU) coordinator and design department coordinator at International Sharing School, Taguspark, Portugal shares her school’s insightful experience of organising an immersive performance.
Promoting student agency and classroom collaboration through formative assessment
Earlier this year a study led by the IB and Harding High School was selected by HundrED as one of the most impactful education innovations in formative assessments in the HundrED Spotlight “Formative Assessment: Improving Learning for Every Child”. Read more in this blog.
Anti-discrimination task force: Creating diverse, inclusive, safe, equitable and welcoming international schools
As part of our DEI journey, the IB has come together to establish an International School Anti-Discrimination Task Force with the Association of International Educators and Leaders of Colour (AIELOC), International School of Geneva (ECOLINT), and The Educational Collaborative for International Schools (ECIS).
An educator’s view of IB philosophy: “the more they know, the less they know”
In February 2023, an updated IB philosophy subject guide will be published. We spoke to one of the educator’s involved in the curriculum review of the course.
A school focused series: Celebrating 10 years of the Career-related Programme
Chris Downs, Career-related Programme (CP) Coordinator at North Hagerstown High School in Maryland, US, helps us celebrate 10 years of the CP by sharing why the programme is so well suited to his school.
Art travels across borders
Middle Years Programme (MYP) students learn about dyslexia and developing empathy skills through dance. Also, how they formed a connection with British award-winning dancer and choreographer Aakash Odedra.
Student well-being – an alumna view
We speak to IB Alum Yasmeen Awad, who recently presented the findings of her survey which explored the well-being and mental health of IB students to Director General Olli-Pekka Heinonen.