In this Q&A session, we asked IB DP alumna, Dr. Elsie Effah Kaufmann, a few questions about her career in engineering and her time completing the Diploma Programme (DP).
We welcome Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Marina Martinez-Garcia of IES Ramiro de Maeztu in Spain, who shares her expertise on being a researcher and seeking the truth. Her best advice? Ask questions! This is her first story in the graduate voices series.
With the launch of the new guide and the Subject Specific Seminars mere weeks away, here are the top five changes to the TOK course we are most excited about at the IB.
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.
Shwetangna Chakrabarty, IB Diploma Programme (DP) Coordinator at Guangzhou Nanfang International School, China, shares innovative strategies that can help demystify TOK.
The Diploma Programme (DP) is a two-year program that aims to challenge students aged 16-19 on an intellectual, emotional and ethical level while also providing them with the breadth and depth of knowledge of multiple subject areas. Learn more about the components of the DP program and see why it is a valued global curriculum.
Imagine having a Maasai warrior teaching your students about indigenous communities? The Indigenous Dialogue Project is working to make this possible by connecting Middle Years Programme (MYP) and IB Diploma Programme (DP) students to indigenous perspectives across the world, via video conference.
IB Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Jun-Ting Yeung dives into Theory of Knowledge (TOK) for his second story in our series featuring graduate voices.
By Luís Campos Ferreira, Olivia Kelly, Sarah Román-Quezada and Taila Senanu The theory of knowledge course—more commonly known in the IB community by its abbreviation TOK—plays a special role in the IB Diploma Programme (DP). The course provides an opportunity for students to reflect on the nature of knowledge, and on how we know what […]
IB alumna Kristen Leer shares how the TOK course has helped her become a lifelong learner, and has inspired her future prospects “Theory of knowledge (TOK) takes something like a simple box and teaches IB Diploma Programme (DP) students to open it up, break it apart, rebuild it, analyse and toss it around to find […]
IB educators around the world share their most inspiring and innovative lessons with IB World magazine As the end of 2017 draws near, it offers educators an ideal opportunity to reflect on the last 12 months. Below educators share their most memorable lessons, which engaged and equally challenged their students. This was the most successful […]
DP student Sea Yun Joung shares with IB World how the TOK course makes an IB education unique and benefits him as a lifelong learner “Implicit”, “inquisitive” and “thought provoking” are just some of the words Sea Yun Joung, IB Diploma Programme (DP) student at Taejeon Christian International School (TCIS) in Korea, uses to describe […]
What impact did theory of knowledge (TOK) have on your experience of the IB Diploma Programme? Senior curriculum strand manager Jenny Gillett invites you to share your story for our 50th anniversary year.
An international charity partners with IB World Schools to help provide free education to the poorest and most remote communities, as IB World investigates