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Recognizing the achievements of the IB’s UoPeople Scholarship award

To combat the global educator shortage and need for almost 69 million new teachers by 2030, IB’s Director General Dr Siva Kumari launched a collaboration with the first non-profit, American-accredited online university, University of the People (UoPeople) to offer educators a cost-free opportunity to build their careers and benefit their communities. Hear three awardees share […]

Enriching learning opportunities in Bali: Meet UoPeople Awardee Putu

Enriching learning opportunities in Bali: Meet UoPeople Awardee Putu

The IB has partnered with the University of the People (UoPeople) to address the global shortage of qualified educators. This year, we are funding 140 educators on their way to earning a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree. We hear from I Putu Ngurah Bagus Wijaya, an educator from Canggu Community School in Bali, Indonesia to […]

Tales of an accidental teacher: Meet UoPeople awardee Murali

Tales of an accidental teacher: Meet UoPeople awardee Murali

The IB has partnered with the University of the People (UoPeople) to address the global shortage of qualified educators. This year, we are funding 140 educators on their way to earning a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree. We hear from Murali Subramanian, an educator from Indus International School in India to reflect on how access […]

Taking a community-based approach: Meet UoPeople awardee Gabriel

Taking a community-based approach: Meet UoPeople awardee Gabriel

In cooperation with the University of the People (UoPeople), the IB has aimed to address the global shortage of qualified educators. This year, we are funding 100 educators on their way to earning a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree. We hear from Gabriel Boateng, an educator from Ghana International School to reflect on how access […]

What does the future of teaching look like?

What does the future of teaching look like?

What skills and experiences do our teachers need as they look to educate students post-COVID-19 (Coronavirus)? We connect with the University of Dundee MA education IB Pathway class to learn more about how lecturers, student teachers and schools are preparing for instruction and hear about their virtual practicum experiences at the International School of Como.

Nurturing the attributes of a good learner

Nurturing the attributes of a good learner

As an IB pathway student-teacher studying at the University of Dundee, Julia Savaniu completed a virtual practicum at the International School of Como. She reflects on how virtual learning allowed her to individualize student instruction and helped students master the technology needs our world now requires.