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.
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When normal, physical routines are disrupted through unexpected events, students often find it hard to stay motivated and develop new routines. Of course, some of us are more conscious of this now, due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. To speak to this, IB Voices met with Dr Adam Carey, a doctor, nutritionist and leading commentator […]
While the IB Diploma and Career-related Programme go hand-in-hand since they are designed for students of the same age group, some schools – or rather, one school in particular – is connecting the dots between the Career-related Programme and the Middle Years Programme in some really cool ways. Building a transition plan between the two […]
The IB’s youngest, but arguably most innovative and future-ready offering is the Career-related Programme (CP). We talk about the history of the CP, its core elements and the benefits it offers schools, teachers and students. I’m joined by Chantell Wyten, Senior Curriculum Manager at the IB and knower of all things CP.
In the latest episode of IB Voices, Jacqueline Brown PhD, NCSP, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Montana, and the director of the Grief & Resilience Among Youth Research Lab joined us to talk about experiencing grief during the COVID-19 pandemic. She also gives advice on how to personally cope with grief, and […]
In a new series of episodes for the IB Voices podcast, hear first-hand from International Baccalaureate (IB) educators across Asia Pacific on how they are managing the transition to online and remote learning due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
Teaching is a demanding job; and teachers already deal with a high level of stress on a daily basis during a normal school year. Now, as a result of protective measures that have been put in place around the globe due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), teachers have suddenly needed to move to a completely new way […]
In the first Spanish-language IB Voices podcast, Regional Development Manager for Latin America Natalia Tiesto connects with Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Marcelo Galán to hear about his IB experience and advice to DP students.
To continue to add to the collaborative sharing of teachers globally, in this episode of IB Voices, math teacher, author and educational consultant Dr. Jennifer Chang Wathall, provides top tips on how to manage the remote learning environment as effectively as possible.
In a special podcast double feature, we followed up with Diploma Programme (DP) graduates and friends Aaron Goh Qi Yang and Klaus Tan who share a new initiative they created to combat the spread of misinformation about COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Diploma Programme (DP) graduates of Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) Aaron Goh Qi Yang and Klaus Tan reflect on the closeness of their school’s IB community, which focus on peer mentorship, and inspired their lifelong friendship.
Two IB educators reflect on research findings that evaluate the IB’s Middle Years Programme (MYP), which the Claremont Evaluation Center (CEC) facilitated over multiple years. Hear Gabriela Gonzalez from St Brendan’s School in Uruguay and Natasha Haque from the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa in Kenya share their thoughts on interdisciplinary learning, collaboration and more.
To learn more about the curriculum development in the Middle Years Programme (MYP), we sat down with Tarik Azzam, Megan Mansfield and Devin Larson, the researchers behind the multi-year study to understand the critical outcomes.
Kymberley Chu, contributor to the 2019 Graduate Voices series and Diploma Programme (DP) graduate, discusses being a global citizen, encountering stereotypes and advice for students to be open to new perspectives and identities.
Join Terry Linton, curriculum director for the Beanstalk education group in Beijing, as he uses his mathematics expertise to talk about the enhancements in MYP mathematics and ways for schools to get ready for the proposed changes.