For many people, developing self-confidence can be difficult. According to IB DP alumna, Sammie Walker Herrera, it’s worth the effort.
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“My IB education showed me that I have the power to make change”
IB students around the globe make a huge difference to their communities by taking action when they apply what they are learning in the classroom and beyond. Sahib’s hard work was recognized when she was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award.
Helping students access higher education during one of the longest Covid lockdowns
We spoke with German European School Manila, Philippines (GESM) on their work in creating and organizing a virtual event connecting students to universities around the world.
Inclusive education: Student with total vision impairment shares his IB experience
Hear from Arijeet, who graduated in 2022, about the support he received from his school, Bombay International School, and how the IB’s access and inclusion policies impacted his studies.
Meet the talented young people studying with the first fully online Diploma Programme
Until March 2022, it was not possible for students to study the entire Diploma Programme online. Hear from just a few of the students from Dwight Global Online School who are learning with the IB in this new innovative way.
Meet the talented students making the most of the first fully online Diploma Programme
Until March 2022, it was not possible for students to study the entire Diploma Programme online. Hear from just a few of the students from King’s InterHigh who are learning with the IB in this new innovative way.
Cool core connections: transferable skills in the DP core
The core is essentially the heart of the IB Diploma Programme. To highlight the significance of the core, Trapti Tivedi, Aditya Sil and Ilina Shah from Overseas Family School (OFS), Singapore have attempted to make the purpose and connections in the DP core more explicit.
An educator’s view of IB philosophy: “the more they know, the less they know”
In February 2023, an updated IB philosophy subject guide will be published. We spoke to one of the educator’s involved in the curriculum review of the course.
A school focused series: Celebrating 10 years of the Career-related Programme
Chris Downs, Career-related Programme (CP) Coordinator at North Hagerstown High School in Maryland, US, helps us celebrate 10 years of the CP by sharing why the programme is so well suited to his school.
Living the IB Learner Profile: one school’s commitment to Ukrainian refugees in Poland
Rebecca Pohl, High school counsellor, at American School of Warsaw shares her school’s inspiring efforts to fundraise and help Ukrainian refugees in Poland.
The importance of an IB education: Q&A with IB alumnus, Daniel Treviño Colunga
In this Q&A session, we asked IB DP Alumni Daniel Treviño Colunga a few questions about the importance of an IB education.
Working with the School of the Arts (SOTA), Singapore to introduce a new DP Literary Arts subject
In this blog, Sabina Sorrentino, IB Curriculum Manager, Amy Khoo, Vice-Principal of Arts and Janet Liew, Head of Literary Arts at SOTA explain how and why the new literary arts course was developed.
Beyond “lost learning”: Using formative assessment to support a return to the classroom
It’s been two years since education around the world was disrupted by the Coronavirus pandemic. Many schools have already returned to in-person learning and teaching, while others continue with remote learning or even a hybrid of the two. However, with ongoing uncertainty about new variants, schools and educators will no doubt need to continue being […]
The importance of academic integrity: Q&A with IB Academic Integrity Manager, Celina Garza—Part two
In this two-part Q&A session, we asked Celina Garza, IB Academic Integrity Manager. This second part specifically focuses on cheating and what schools can do to foster a culture of academic integrity in assessments.
The importance of academic integrity: Q&A with IB Academic Integrity Manager, Celina Garza—Part one
In this two-part Q&A session, we asked Celina Garza, IB Academic Integrity Manager, a few questions about the importance of academic integrity.