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Why the IB’s mission is more relevant than ever

Maysa Jalbout has spent her career advocating for greater and better support for education, youth and refugees. She has done so through the non-profit sector, government aid and for over a decade in philanthropy. She is currently a member of the IB Board of Governors and is Chief Executive Officer of the Abdulla Al Ghurair […]

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Transforming refugee children into active learners

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 […]

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Helping refugees feel at home

Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year DP student establishes a successful German language instruction programme for Syrian refugees to make them feel welcome Living in a new country can be daunting for anyone. But if you have had to flee your home country due to conflict or war, settling into […]

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Education is a way out: teacher training in refugee camps

The Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya is home to 183,543 people including a majority of school-age children. A shared initiative between the International School of Moshi (ISM),  Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Windle Trust, Xavier Projects, UNHCR, UNESCO and Moi University in Nairobi will bring highly skilled teachers to the camp.

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The power of dance

Stage show uses a classical Indian dance to tell the story of child refugees, raising awareness within the local community

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Taking a stand for humanity

Proudly telling the world about #generationIB in our 50th anniversary year We are delighted to introduce this new series of stories from IB World magazine that bring to life the wonderful initiatives undertaken by IB students and educators from around the globe. The stories focus on community activity and really bring service learning to life. Follow these stories […]