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.
We are connecting with IB students & alumni from all over the world to share their experiences and perspectives with the IB community. This week we connected with Diploma Programme (DP) graduates Kai Hall and Ebunoluwa Akinbode, who are both students in the Elliot School of International Affairs at George Washington University.
To continue to add to the collaborative sharing of teachers globally, in this episode of IB Voices, math teacher, author and educational consultant Dr. Jennifer Chang Wathall, provides top tips on how to manage the remote learning environment as effectively as possible.
We are connecting with college and university admissions teams from all over the world to share their experiences and perspectives with the IB community. Shannon Gundy of the University of Maryland shares unexpected indicators she looks at when admitting students to campus.
What happens when you take an app designed to guide athletes toward peak health and fitness and adapt it to guide learners? Apex 2100 is collaborating with IB to pilot a well-being app with this exact premise.
We are connecting with college and university admissions teams from all over the world to share their experiences and perspectives with the IB community. Kevin Hudson of Princeton University shares his advice for DP students.
We caught up with the IB’s Head of Global Recognition, Paul Teulon, to share insights from his conversations with universities on the admissions process as well as advice to students and parents on why universities continue to value the IB experience.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduates of Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) Aaron Goh Qi Yang and Klaus Tan reflect on the closeness of their school’s IB community, which focus on peer mentorship, and inspired their lifelong friendship.
We welcome Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Victor Scotti, Jr. of Morgan Park High School to reflect on race and education through the lens of his family’s experience. This is his first story in the graduate voices series.
With the cancellation of May exams due to COVID-19, a lot of IB students are wondering how two years of their work will be assessed and graded. Paul Campbell, Head of Development and Outreach, turned to his best source on the IB experience: his daughter, Sarah, a Diploma Programme (DP) graduate.