The graduating class of 2020 at the Aga Khan Academy Mombasa recognized the value of their Diploma Programme (DP) and wanted to give back to their community as they transitioned to a new chapter. With the #DoMore2020 initiative, these grads pledged to raise US$50,000 in scholarship funds for African students pursuing an IB education.
We welcome Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Cecilia Villavicencio of St Brigid’s School to reflect on her experience transitioning roles from IB student to becoming a head of academics. This is her first story in the graduate voices series.
IB educators from all over the world celebrate Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) students and reflect on their two-year IB journey.
Every year on the 6th of July, nearly 200,000 students turn their attention to the IB to consider how their IB diploma results will influence their futures. This year is unlike any other year in the 52-year history of the IB. We called upon Victor Scotti, Jr. a 2009 graduate of Morgan Park High School […]
As Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) students around the world receive their results, the IB’s Deputy Director General Sally Holloway shares some words of celebration and optimism for the class of 2020.
We spoke to the IB’s Chief Assessment Officer, Paula Wilcock, on why graduates deserve the same recognition as their peers in previous years, if not more.
The IB’s youngest, but arguably most innovative and future-ready offering is the Career-related Programme (CP). We talk about the history of the CP, its core elements and the benefits it offers schools, teachers and students. I’m joined by Chantell Wyten, Senior Curriculum Manager at the IB and knower of all things CP.
Diploma Programme (DP) students Nikhil Lakhwani and Angelique Sutanto reflect on the cancellation of the May 2020 exams and how the programme has given them invaluable experience.
Stress management is often talked about, but it’s easy to talk about and sometimes more difficult to manage your stress. In terms of health and well-being, how important is stress management?
IB educator Mariel Reid shares insight on student agency and her classroom experience trialing a well-being hub with the IB. After working with her students to develop and implement their personal and social education (PSE), Mariel let her students take the reins with the trial, leading to an uptick in interest and engagement at all […]
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Rachel Tseng shares advice from her mentors on entrepreneurship to build a successful start-up. This is her second story in our graduate voices series.
Continuing our series connecting with IB staff members to share insight into their work, we connect with the IB’s Head of Authorization, Sean Rankin. He shares how his team has adapted the authorization process to support schools in successfully implementing IB programmes.
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.
How can educators teach the approaches to learning (ATL) skills to prepare students for the Diploma Progamme (DP)? Chris Lister shares his four tips with IB World Magazine.
How can teachers address student concerns in a virtual learning environment? Graham and Anthony share their thoughts.