As part of our DEI journey, the IB has come together to establish an International School Anti-Discrimination Task Force with the Association of International Educators and Leaders of Colour (AIELOC), International School of Geneva (ECOLINT), and The Educational Collaborative for International Schools (ECIS).
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Building a foundation for social-emotional learning
Our current global conditions, as a result of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, provide a unique opportunity for families, parents and educators to look beyond the woes of distant learning and specific curricular content to instead think about the role social-emotional learning plays in everyday situations and interactions.
The history of the IB global conference
With the IB Global Conference coming later this year in Toronto, Canada, it felt like the perfect time to talk about the history of the IB conference in the Americas region and how it fits into the greater IB mission.
Engaging students through active learning
Technology has the potential to help teachers in the classroom, but what is the best way to integrate it into everyday learning? Professor Cathrine Tømte will address this topic in her keynote session at the 2020 European Education Festival.
Exploring another reality using technology
Is there a perfect solution for an ideal learning environment? Professor Pierre Dillenbourg addresses learning environments in this Q&A ahead of the European Education Festival 2020.
Celebrating 25 years of culture and diversity
For its 25th International Week Festival, the International School of Aberdeen (ISA) added families from 47 countries to their community, making this year an impressive showcase on internationalism.
The importance of critical thinking in the 21st Century
During the third annual African Education Festival, Conrad Hughes will give a keynote on critical thinking in the 21st Century and why it is important not to trust everything you read online.
Raising awareness on domestic violence
Students from Sumter High School teamed up with the Sumter Young Women’s Christian Association to raise awareness against domestic violence for the 12th year in a row.
A book battle makes reading a fun experience
Primary Year Programme (PYP) students from West Ridge Elementary School have found a way to transform reading into an entertaining experience. Here is how they did it.
My experience competing in the International Brain Bee Championship
After winning the Canadian National Brain Bee earlier this year, Jenny Sun went on to rank in the top 10 in the International Brain Bee World Championship in Korea.
Who is responsible for taking action against climate change?
In March 2019, hundreds of thousands of students took to the streets to protest against climate change, but should this be a job for adults? IB World investigates.