Welcoming refugee children is at the heart of the International Community School’s mission, says its Principal Julie Allen In a world torn apart by conflict, one IB World School in Decatur, Georgia, US, has dedicated itself to bringing together refugee, immigrant and local children. Founded in 2002, the International Community School (ICS) serves 400 students, […]
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Climate change, hunger, human rights … We invite IB students of all ages to showcase their creativity and skills in working together to find solutions to some of our most pressing global issues. Students can share their work and ideas any time from now until 21 September for a chance of having their work featured on […]
Karin Bjerde introduces us to the eight colleagues whose careers and futures were shaped by the Diploma Programme (DP) and now work together at Kognity to bring IB students resources for academic success.
The inspiring story of the retired IB teacher who set up a learning centre in Zambia for children with cancer.
It speaks volumes when the man in charge of the world’s fourth-biggest public library insists digital technologies are an opportunity rather than a threat to libraries. In an interview with Forbes Magazine, Anthony W Marx, president of New York Public Library, countered fears that they were dying.
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year Former DP teacher Margarita Mansola tells IB World magazine how the power of education changed the lives of many refugee children More than 1,500 refugees were transferred to Helliniko—a temporary, emergency refugee camp in Greece—when Macedonia closed its borders back in November 2015. Since […]
Educators tell IB World how using design thinking has improved learning
Professionals from various industries tell IB World magazine what skills they are looking for from the next generation
Student-led NGO helps vulnerable communities around the world access education
One of the first people in the world to study the IB Diploma Programme, at the International School of Geneva in 1971, you would expect Shanta Devarajan to be highly principled. What’s particularly inspiring is just how he has put those principles into practice, working to end extreme poverty.
Daniel Villar-Onrubia is an IB Diploma Programme gradautes from IES Martínez Montañésin Spain. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of his IB World School, he created an online directory of past graduates to reconnect with each other and celebrate their school’s success.
Alumnus Sriram Subramanian is co-founder of Callido Learning, an education technology initiative created by IB Diploma graduates to develop 21st century skills for all students. He received his IB Diploma from Dhirubhai Ambani International School.
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year By Rhonda Broussard In the summer of 2006, I moved my family from Brooklyn, New York, to St. Louis, Missouri, and began searching for the right learning community for my children and myself. On the heels of teaching in Middle Years Programme (MYP) and […]
An IB Diploma Programme student tells IB World magazine how helping others achieve their dreams has fine-tuned her own skills
In light of the recent earthquakes in Nepal, students and teachers from the International School Nido de Aguilas and Santiago College, in Chile, reflect on the earthquake that swept the country in 2010. They tell IB World magazine how they managed to provide an education through this uncertain time and pulled together to help rebuild […]