These two stories show the passion and satisfaction that UCC professionals experience throughout their careers.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduates Katie Tracy and Imogen Duke teamed up to create IBlieve—a platform that offers IB students resources and tips from IB graduates. They join a long tradition of IB alumni entrepreneurs returning to education.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Liam D’Souza offers his best advice for university students looking to enrich their education by leading a student organization. This is his second story in the graduate voices series.
This has been an unprecedented year for schools, students and educators all over the world. The global disruptions to education due to the pandemic have had an impact on schools, educators and students worldwide. In this story, we spoke with IB World School TNS Beaconhouse in Lahore, Pakistan about the challenges they had to overcome […]
Amelia Peterson, a founding faculty member of the London Interdisciplinary School (LIS) shares how their institution is revolutionizing the university experience.
Do International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) students have an edge when it comes to critical thinking? Researchers from the University of Oxford conducted a study to examine the effects of the DP on the critical thinking skills of DP and non-DP students in Australia, England and Norway.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate of Fountainhead School, Priyanka Tulsiani, shares her journey of self-discovery during her university experience. She shares the importance of finding your own reasons for higher education and the support systems that helped her along the way.
Middle Years Programme (MYP) student Dan Smith shares his experience testing a new platform to support student well-being. As a user experience (UX) tester, Dan had an opportunity to offer his input on the platform and gain a deeper understating into his passion for software design.
Clash of the Titans (COTT) is an annual IB film festival that allows Diploma Programme (DP) students to put their knowledge to the test by competing in a 48-hour competition against other IB film students from around the world. We connected with IB film teacher Erick Pessoa of the American School of Paris in Paris, […]
When thinking of the trauma that our students, teachers and schools encounter, the news in the recent months has a perfect storm of contributing factors: the continued killings of people of color in the United States and Canada, made even more traumatic by COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the economic upheaval wrought by it.
When normal, physical routines are disrupted through unexpected events, students often find it hard to stay motivated and develop new routines. Of course, some of us are more conscious of this now, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. To speak to this, IB Voices met with Dr Adam Carey, a doctor, nutritionist and leading commentator […]
School Counsellor Sue Morrell Stewart at the Renaissance International School Saigon, Vietnam shares her perspective and her student’s experiences on school closure and online learning during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
In the latest episode of IB Voices, Jacqueline Brown PhD, NCSP, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Montana, and the director of the Grief & Resilience Among Youth Research Lab joined us to talk about experiencing grief during the COVID-19 pandemic. She also gives advice on how to personally cope with grief, and […]
We brought together seven soon-to-be Diploma Programme (DP) graduates from all over the world to share their thoughts and perspectives on graduating during a pandemic. Victor Ye, will graduate from Glen A. Wilson High School this summer and he reflects on the IB experience.
Are you interested in knowing how universities will evaluate the class of 2020? Find out more from this infographic.