Top Nav Breadcrumb

Archive | Our world

Nurturing students’ growth mindset—Lessons from research

Nurturing students’ growth mindset—Lessons from research

This blog highlights research findings and recommendations to help schools nurture students’ growth mindset. The selection of findings is based on an extensive literature review from a policy paper called Growth Mindset Thinking and Beliefs in Teaching and Learning, which was commissioned by the IB Research Department and conducted by Inflexion in 2020.

Taking a community-based approach: Meet UoPeople awardee Gabriel

Taking a community-based approach: Meet UoPeople awardee Gabriel

In cooperation with the University of the People (UoPeople), the IB has aimed to address the global shortage of qualified educators. This year, we are funding 100 educators on their way to earning a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree. We hear from Gabriel Boateng, an educator from Ghana International School to reflect on how access […]

What does the future of teaching look like?

What does the future of teaching look like?

What skills and experiences do our teachers need as they look to educate students post-COVID-19 (Coronavirus)? We connect with the University of Dundee MA education IB Pathway class to learn more about how lecturers, student teachers and schools are preparing for instruction and hear about their virtual practicum experiences at the International School of Como.

Nurturing the attributes of a good learner

Nurturing the attributes of a good learner

As an IB pathway student-teacher studying at the University of Dundee, Julia Savaniu completed a virtual practicum at the International School of Como. She reflects on how virtual learning allowed her to individualize student instruction and helped students master the technology needs our world now requires.

The journey begins with fascinating dialogue

The journey begins with fascinating dialogue

The International School of Como’s Deputy Principal Jane Whittle reflects on the skills educators need to master when teaching remotely and her experience hosting a virtual practicum for student-teachers in partnership with the University of Dundee.