Every summer, IB Diploma Programme (DP) student Saloni has visited her mother’s hometown Mahim, 100 km north of Mumbai, India. On her travels, she noticed that Temki Paada, a government-run school, didn’t have access to the same resources or opportunities she was used to, and so she decided to do something about it.
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By Charmagne Braden What came out of taking this risk was truly amazing. A fully student-led theatrical production. I am often asked, when speaking with prospective parents and students, to explain what makes an IB education so incredibly special. When I hear this question, I usually turn to my colleague in the counseling department (and co-presenter), and […]
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 […]
A campaign to amend educational laws to ensure girls have equal access to education is making a big impact. One in four girls will marry before their 18th birthday in Mexico. There is anecdotal evidence that girls, some as young as 12 in rural areas, are forced into early marriage because of poverty and pressure […]
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year Neysa Sanghavi’s The Study Rwanda Project aims to transform common misconceptions associated with the country and lift refugees out of poverty When IB Diploma Programme (DP) student Neysa Sanghavi first heard about Rwanda in her history and literature class at Singapore International School in […]
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year Family ‘Cultural Day’ engages the IB learner profile and demonstrates intercultural understanding and respect Charter Oak International Academy, in West Hartford, Connecticut, is a highly diverse school community. Families speak 20 different mother tongue languages, including Spanish, Arabic, Hindi, Nepali, Portuguese and Vietnamese. To […]
Topics surrounding human rights and equality can be thorny, but educators can use societal issues to create meaningful dialogue with students and enhance learning. PYP teachers Kirsten Fournier, Kerri Irwin and Vivien Rosa-Vaccarelli tell us more.
The founder of 23 Code Street, and IB alumni, Anisah Osman Britton, tells IB World magazine how she is making coding more accessible to women in the UK and India Anisah Osman Britton is challenging the concept that the tech industry is a man’s world. Since completing the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at Bilborough College, […]
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year Local IB World Schools collaborate every year to raise awareness for the homeless Three local IB World Schools in Maryland, US, have teamed up and tapped into their creative talents to address the topic of homelessness, hunger and poverty. IB Diploma Programme (DP) students […]
Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year Microfinance initiative by DP students helps boost the income of those in need In many transitioning economies, women from vulnerable populations usually benefit last. For example, in the Phu Min farming community, in Vietnam, men often migrate to the cities for low-skilled work, but […]
DP students in Egypt become builders, artists and engineers to renovate a local village
The United World College and the IB taught me to let my heart be lit on fire by the world around me. University taught me that academia was only one way of learning, living and serving. Now I am exploring, for two years and 30,000km, projects for peace and life. Hear this story and join […]
Gracie Lowes, a recent IB graduate from Ridley College, in Canada, has worked tirelessly for her school community. Now she’s going for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s job
‘Made in Brasil’ project promotes social and educational justice in Brazil
As an IB diploma student at Oberoi International School, Namrata Haribal examined mathematical models of perfection and beauty, only to conclude that we’re not really that far from ideal – and our imperfections provide individuals with their most unique characteristics.