International-mindedness means very different things to teachers, parents and students around the world, so how do you analyze how an individual develops an internationally minded outlook and behaviours?
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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 […]
Today, more than half the population on the planet is under the age of 30—the biggest generation of children and young people that the world has ever seen. Through their creativity, energy and idealism, young people can bring about generational change, which can challenge the status quo and achieve positive outcomes—rapidly.
Corey Stixrud is the middle of three generations from the same family to either study or teach at the oldest IB World School in India. Now principal, he explains his loyalty to Kodaikanal International School in an Indian hill-station town.
From the UK to Malaysia, Solenn Gueganton studied the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at Wellington College, England and is now head of politics at Marlborough College Malaysia Johor Bahru.
Helping student-athletes balance their sport and education commitments is the goal of the World Academy of Sport (WAoS) and their sports pilot project with the IB.
From Tanzania to the UK, Amelia Rowan, studied the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and Middle Years Programme (MYP) at the International School of Moshi and the Diploma Programme (DP) at Hockerill Anglo-European College, UK. She is now head of year at Hockerill Anglo-European College.
In Ecuador, Lay Ching studied the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at the Colegio Politécnico in Guayaquil, graduating in 2005. She now teaches business management and extended essay at Unidad Educativa Bilingüe Nueva Semilla, also in Guayaquil.
Exploring new ways to enjoy mathematics at the Dar es Salaam International Academy in Tanzania.
From Argentina to the UK, Irene Fanning studied the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at St Catherine’s School, Buenos Aires and is now head of modern languages at a school in England. Irene has taught in three IB World Schools: St Catherine’s School, Buenos Aires Argentina, Northlands School, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and The Abbey School in Reading, […]
The inspiring story of the retired IB teacher who set up a learning centre in Zambia for children with cancer.
Carol Bellamy has dedicated her life working to make the world a better place. She has left an inspirational mark in each organization she has led, both in the public and private sector.
As thousands of students and teachers worldwide prepare for their exams, here are some tips to support academic integrity, prevent plagiarism and ensure that students can take great pride in knowing that the work they complete is their own.
It’s a complex world out there and educators are at the front line; having to absorb what’s happening and develop strategies to help their students navigate and thrive. David Homer, Chair of our IB examining board, tells us about the role that the IB can play in facing today’s challenges, and seek his advice for […]
Traditional age-based classrooms may be the norm, but they don’t have to be. Two IB World Schools share their experiences of multi-age teaching.