In late 2019, the University of British Columbia brought together educators and students for one-day symposium focused entirely on empowering indigenous students and communities through an International Baccalaureate education. Here is a recap of the event.
Primary Years Programme (PYP) teacher Johana Barón explains how she helps her students assess their approaches to learning (ATL) skills and why it’s vital for their own learning.
Computational thinking is present in everyday activities and Middle Years Programme (MYP) curriculum manager Shadrach Pilip-Florea shares why it’s an important skill for students to have in a 21st-century world.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Ishanaz Bahar shares her advice to find what they are passionate about through trial and error and holding her values close. This is her third story in our graduate voices series.
Development and Recognition Manager Uzma Shujjat shares how the shift in education has led to the growth of IB programmes in Pakistan.
The IB has partnered with the University of the People (UoPeople) to address the global shortage of qualified educators. This year, we are funding 140 educators on their way to earning a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree. We hear from I Putu Ngurah Bagus Wijaya, an educator from Canggu Community School in Bali, Indonesia to […]
We spoke with the Anglo-Chinese School (Independent), Singapore, about their efforts to smoothly transit to online learning and to conduct the November 2020 examinations.
This February marks the fifth annual International Day of Women and Girls in Science. We hear from astrophysicist and science advisor Erin Macdonald, who tells us about her role as a science advisor in the Star Trek franchise, the real (and fictional) role models that influenced her career and how she landed in Glasgow for […]
For The International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we connected with Diploma Programme (DP) student Divya Gangaramani of the SVKM International School in Mumbai, India to share the podcast project she created to inspire more young women to pursue their interests in STEM.
In the fourth episode of a series focused entirely on the Career-related Programme (CP), Chris and Lori share how the personal and professional skills (PPS) course fosters student agency.
The IB has partnered with the University of the People (UoPeople) to address the global shortage of qualified educators. This year, we are funding 140 educators on their way to earning a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree. We hear from Thao Hoang, an educator from International School Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam to reflect […]
The IB Deputy Director General, Sally Holloway, represented the International Baccalaureate (IB), in the International Education and Skill Summit, to discuss the future of education. Read her inspirational speech below.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduates Katie Tracy and Imogen Duke teamed up to create IBlieve—a platform that offers IB students resources and tips from IB graduates. They join a long tradition of IB alumni entrepreneurs returning to education.
Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Ashleigh Fields is a student at Howard University, of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the United States. She offers her thoughts on why she chose this university, the history these prominent institutions, and how her identity has become a part of her university experience. This is her third story […]