This blog is a continuation of the series looking at the diversity of implementation and the flexibility of the Middle Years Programme (MYP).
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Tenacity in a time of crisis: “Education is part of the resistance”
In this blog, we spoke with David Cole, Principal of The British International School, Ukraine. David reflected on the school’s response to the recent invasion in Ukraine and the resilience of the school’s community.
Human library: a life-changing conversation
Ambika Kapur from the International School of North America, Vietnam (SNA) describes the positive experience that she and her school gained when they organised and hosted their own event of this global movement.
Removing barriers to learning: A journey to becoming an inclusive community
Lyndsay Gregory from Amsterdam International Community School (AICS) shares the school’s journey to opening their Student Support Centre for children with special educational needs.
Diving into creativity, activity, and service (CAS)
We spoke with Dr. Love Trivedi from Jayshree Periwal International School (JPIS), India on how a diving trip inspired his students to create positive change.
Curiosity and creativity: Where will it take you?
Dr Dimitrina Trendafilova from UWC Adriatic, Italy, reflects on how curiosity and creativity can be nurtured in schools and shares examples of how science concept can be conceived in a creative way
Supporting students to network their knowledge: notes on reviewing Diploma Programme biology
From August 2023, Diploma Programme (DP) teachers will need to ensure they are using the recently published biology subject guide (first assessment 2025). To mark the launch of the new subject guide, we asked an educator who was involved in the development of the curriculum to speak about the course and how the key updates […]
Updating the Diploma Programme physics course: An educator’s perspective
From August 2023, Diploma Programme (DP) teachers will need to ensure they are using the recently published physics subject guide (first assessment 2025). To mark the launch of the new subject guide, we asked an educator who was involved in the development of the curriculum to speak about the course and how the key updates […]
Google inspired Genius Hour fuels Ohio school improvements
We spoke with Simon Clark from Discovery School in Mansfield, Ohio on providing staff members with the opportunity to move through the inquiry process in a similar way to their students.
Tips on upholding academic integrity: “It is important to start by establishing a climate of trust in our students”
Three IB educators from around the globe have shared tips for fellow educators and for students on how to uphold academic integrity in the classroom and during assessments.
Diploma Programme Chemistry updates: “a never-ending exploration for students and teachers”
From August 2023, Diploma Programme (DP) teachers will need to ensure they are using the recently published chemistry subject guide (first assessment 2025). We asked an educator who was involved in the development of the curriculum to speak about the course.
Adopting design thinking into transdisciplinary themes
This blog gives an insight into the design cycle process and how it helps to enhance critical and creative thinking using technology.
Saving Earth Club: The innovative ideas and actions of PYP students
Pooja Jain, PYP teacher at Pathways School Noida, India shares her students’ journey to help save the planet.
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.
Microscopic perspectives: An interdisciplinary approach to learning
Bhakti Ahire, Middle Years Programme interdisciplinary unit (IDU) coordinator and design department coordinator at International Sharing School, Taguspark, Portugal shares her school’s insightful experience of organising an immersive performance.