Arabella Logan commenced her International Baccalaureate learning journey at St Paul’s Grammar School in Penrith, near Sydney, Australia, from pre-kindergarten continuing in the junior school with the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and graduating in year 6 with the successful completion of PYP in 2018. Arabella’s, IB journey continues in high school with the Middle Years […]
By Askar Kossybayev and Sagingaliy Kaliyev Since implementing the IB Diploma Programme (DP) and Middle Years Programme (MYP) in 2013, the school community of the Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Astana has become increasingly aware of the positive aspects of these unique programmes, which seek to develop students who will build a better world through intercultural […]
Imagine having a Maasai warrior teaching your students about indigenous communities? The Indigenous Dialogue Project is working to make this possible by connecting Middle Years Programme (MYP) and IB Diploma Programme (DP) students to indigenous perspectives across the world, via video conference.
Operation Outbreak or “O2” puts students at the forefront of containing an infectious disease outbreak and simultaneously aid researchers in determining how well we respond to a real-life pandemic. Dr Todd Brown invites schools around the world to join him in this incredible project.
When passionate and driven educators come together to focus on tough pedagogical issues, ideas are formed and goals are set. The Global Alliance for Innovative Learning (GAIL) unites educators and students from all over the world. Two people with a similar vision established the alliance in 2013. They valued education, collaboration and intellectual pedagogical discussions […]
Anusha Chauhan, Service as Action coordinator at DPS International in Gurgaoan, India, shares how small actions of good deeds and thoughts of DPSI IB students add up to create empathetic, responsible and responsive young individuals who aim to create a more optimistic future and a world that promises equal opportunities for all.
Inspired the 2018 FIFA World Cup, IB Middle Years Programme students from the School of Young Politicians – in Moscow, Russia, held a sports and fitness festival. IB Continuum Coordinator Seda Kocharyan tells us about the initiative, which aimed to promote sports and healthy lifestyles.
This blog is part of a series about using interdisciplinary units (IDUs) in MYP schools with a small student population. This blog delves into the planning of IDUs and the importance of student reflections.
Gjøvikregionen International School is typical of smaller, state-subsidized English schools in Norway. With just one class in each year from PYP1 to MYP5 and up to 200 students, these tiny schools have the capacity to successfully develop unique, engaging, and complex programmes. Annie Termaat, Secondary Principal at Gjøvikregionen International School tells us more.
IB programmes are designed to cultivate students’ agency. Programme elements like the exhibition, personal project and CAS, encourage students to explore and develop their unique interests. In this post, Harrison Lee—a graduate of the Primary Years Program (PYP), Middle Years Program (MYP) and Diploma Program (DP) and a three-time Canadian national champion in yoyo—describes how […]
Vansh Kakra and Kushaal Bhatia used their community project to become advocates for solar energy in India. They also raised money to provide solar lanterns for students at Madhava Rao Ashramshala school, in a small village called Devgaon.
Every summer, IB Diploma Programme (DP) student Saloni has visited her mother’s hometown Mahim, 100 km north of Mumbai, India. On her travels, she noticed that Temki Paada, a government-run school, didn’t have access to the same resources or opportunities she was used to, and so she decided to do something about it.
Researchers from the Red Sea Research Centre at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) are working alongside Middle Years Programme (MYP) students from The KAUST School, in Saudi Arabia. Together, they have published two papers online and are working on a third.
How do students create a personal project with community focus? Willow Moffett used her MYP project to obtain her life guard and CPR certification while laying the groundwork to provide swim lessons for students in need of training.
At 6,962m above sea level, Aconcagua is one of the highest mountains in South America. Since the first recorded climb in 1897, there hasn’t been a girl under 15 who has reached the top. This was until February 2019 when Milenia Luna became the youngest woman to take on the challenge and succeed.