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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.

What are the challenges for teaching language in today’s schools?

This article is the third of three parts focusing on the CP language development review. The IB has been working closely with thought leader and chair of the ECIS MLIE (Multilingual Learning in International Education) special interest group, Susan Stewart. In a series of three articles for the IB, she shares with us her insights in […]

How does language learning contribute to whole child development and readiness for transitions after compulsory education?

This article is the second of three parts focusing on the CP language development review. The IB has been working closely with thought leader and chair of the ECIS MLIE (Multilingual Learning in International Education) special interest group, Susan Stewart. In a series of three articles for the IB, she shares with us her insights […]

What are the most influential ideas on language learning at present?

As the Career-related Programme (CP) language development review moves into its design phase, the IB has been working closely with thought leader and chair of the ECIS MLIE (Multilingual Learning in International Education) special interest group, Susan Stewart. In a series of three articles for the IB, she shares with us her insights in areas […]