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Thinking about day 1: A trauma-informed reopening of schools

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.

Catherine Tømte will give a keynote about balancing digital and analogue teaching practices at the 2020 European Education Festival.

Engaging students through active learning

Technology has the potential to help teachers in the classroom, but what is the best way to integrate it into everyday learning? Professor Cathrine Tømte will address this topic in her keynote session at the 2020 European Education Festival.

Ziyaan Virji together with his team at the Aga Khan Academy, Mombasa.

Young IB student receives the Diana Award

IB Diploma Programme (DP) student Ziyaan Virji was recently awarded the Diana Award for his efforts to provide girls with the necessary sanitation resources they need. Here is how he plans on empowering women through his organization.

Conrad at IB Africa

The importance of critical thinking in the 21st Century

During the third annual African Education Festival, Conrad Hughes will give a keynote on critical thinking in the 21st Century and why it is important not to trust everything you read online.

How IB schools are celebrating International Year of Indigenous Languages

Since the UN declared 2019 as the ‘International Year of Indigenous Language, more than 800 events have taken place around the world. Here is how SenPokChin (senpaq’cin) celebrated this important holiday.