What skills do young people need to thrive in an increasingly interconnected world? In this blog, we explore the connection between the PISA global competence assessment and the Middle Years Programme (MYP) framework and how the MYP helps students develop these global competencies.
For World Poetry Day, we hear from Martha Skogen who shares how she got young students at Trondheim International School (THIS) to illustrate her collection of poems and why we should value their interpretation of poetry.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Mariam Vahradyan outlines the benefits of interdisciplinary learning and shares why it’s important to find connections between different disciplines. This is her first story in our graduate voices series.
After consuming a lot of negative news, the Sustainable Team at GEMS Modern Academy decided to create an e-Book to inspire young changemakers who wish to make a difference.
Extended essay (EE) coordinator Kuntal Bhandare explains how the educator initiative ICEE is simplifying the EE process through a collaboration with 11 IB World Schools.
As blended learning becomes more prevalent, Middle Years Programme (MYP) teacher Novadene Miller shares how we can inspire students in this new educational landscape.
This blog highlights a new research series, which features practical guidance to foster student well-being in IB schools.
During her seven-year tenure, IB Director General Siva Kumari initiated and oversaw many new projects that transformed the way the IB supports its community. Here are the five key initiatives that played an instrumental role in strengthening the IB mission.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Liezl Bitas reflects on the need for rest during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. She shares the benefits that you can reap by taking time for yourself, such as increased creativity. This is her third story in our graduate voices series.
To combat the global educator shortage and need for almost 69 million new teachers by 2030, IB’s Director General Dr Siva Kumari launched a collaboration with the first non-profit, American-accredited online university, University of the People (UoPeople) to offer educators a cost-free opportunity to build their careers and benefit their communities. Hear three awardees share […]
We welcome Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Meng-Ping Hsu of Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Eugenio Garza Sada to reflect on pursuing a career in public service. This is her first story in the graduate voices series.
Even though 2020 was filled with a series of unfortunate events, the German European School (GEMS) in Manila found a way to spread joy and hope in their local community.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Sobina Yu shares advice for incoming IB students as they embark on their learning journey. This is her second story in our graduate voices series.
The IB is collaborating with the Jacobs Foundation, the Australian Council for Educational Research and the Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment to undertake research into creativity and curiosity across all IB programmes. The IB is inviting IB World Schools to become part of this exciting journey, which is inspired by the IB learner profile.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Victor Scotti, Jr. deconstructs the nuances of privilege from his experience as a Black male graduate of the Chicago Public School system. This is his third story in our graduate voices series.