Kenya is currently rolling out a new national curriculum to transform its education system. It is a task that Maina Gioko, Vice Principal of Professional Development and Outreach at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa, Kenya, has been closely involved in.
Twenty-five years on from the Rwandan genocide, three students share their experiences of visiting a country that has managed to rebuild itself “We were all extremely nervous getting off the plane in Kigali in Rwanda. We were as prepared as a group of teenagers could be: we had viewed and discussed Hotel Rwanda, Kinyarwanda and […]
By Anne Louise Williams Amro Al Wir (aged 17) and Mohammad Bedour (aged 18) have dreams and aspirations of competing at the Summer Olympic Games in Paris 2024. The World Academy of Sport (WAoS) recently caught up with these two student-athletes from the Amman Baccalaureate School (ABS), both recently representing Jordan at the Youth Olympic […]
An IB World School shares how its Exceptional Children Extensions programme is empowering students with disabilities to succeed Sixteen students with a range of intellectual and physical disabilities, including Down’s syndrome, autism and cerebral palsy, follow the Exceptional Children (EC) Extensions programme at Randolph IB Middle School, North Carolina, USA. “As stated within the IB […]
Four DP students in Alabama win prestigious computer science prize for their water well mapping tool Tanzania is more than 7,000 miles away from Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. But four keen young coders in the school’s Diploma Programme (DP) have created an award-winning application (app) that could help make […]
In part two of our series on physical education, an IB World School shares how introducing this self-refereed sport has engaged students Ultimate may not be as well-known as some other sports, but its ethos of fair play and mixed gender teams makes it an ideal school game. This fast-paced, self-refereed sport, which uses a […]
York County School of Technology explains why it decided to offer the Career-related Programme to its students Career-related Programme (CP) students at York County School of Technology, Pennsylvania, USA, want to work in sectors as diverse as medicine, neuroprosthetics, personal training and automotive technology. They’re being helped to achieve their ambitions because of the CP’s […]
Sumter High School, in the USA, raises awareness of domestic violence in the community with an annual walk and fundraiser “I have several family members that were victims of domestic violence and that led me to research that showed South Carolina as having one of the highest rates of domestic violence per capita in the […]
DP students share their laboratory skills with local middle school students Biotech Bootcamp is not your usual summer camp. Run by Danielle Jensen, IB biology teacher at Biotechnology High School (BTHS), in Monmouth County, New Jersey, in the US, it gives middle school students the chance to try cutting-edge science experiments. The school’s Diploma Programme […]
A new IB World School invited DP students to create their own uniform, giving them a chance to learn valuable skills and leave a legacy for the future
Walford Anglican School for Girls in Australia ran an IB Week, highlighting approaches to learning Walford Anglican School for Girls in Adelaide, Australia, has had three big birthdays to celebrate this year—its 125th anniversary, the Old Scholar Association’s Centenary and the IB’s 50th anniversary. To mark these occasions, the school hosted IB Week to highlight approaches to […]
Aspiring pilot Trevor Simoneau maps out an airborne future via his own business
The International School of The Hague is piloting a self-directed learning initiative, empowering students to pursue curiosity-driven projects. Imagine allowing your Middle Years Programme (MYP) students to create their own individualized curriculums for a whole year, where they decide what to learn, how, when and why.
“I wanted to give those who can’t see the ability to experience books at the tips of their fingers, and build an image of an object in their mind,” says Bangalore student Anusha Singh.
Sidharth Ramanan has created an “Uber for donations” with his digital platform Donate Now