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Students take over World Children’s Day

Cross-county collaborations raise awareness of children’s rights, as students encourage everyone to play an active role in creating a better future for children From acting as principal for a day at Nord Anglia International School, Shanghai, to debating and discussing solutions for world population growth at the British International School, Houston, USA, students helped spread the […]

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Stop hearing and start listening

Kristen Leer, a DP graduate, talks about the importance of listening in the real world. She expands on the differences between hearing and listening and encourages others to participate in conversations with the intent to understand rather than to reply.

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Stop. Take a break

‘Wellbeing week’ at an IB World School in Australia offered everyone a chance to slow down, mindfully participate in community activities and build relationships

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How do you support students with a mental illness?

“Young people prefer to talk to a trusted teacher about an issue, rather than a health professional,” says Paula Lavis of the UK’s Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition, so if a problem does arise, teachers need to be prepared. IB World investigates how educators can spot the signs

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What value do you place on your students’ mental wellbeing?

Teaching ‘grit’ does build resilience, but encouraging children to persevere through the hard times can also be detrimental to mental health. In the second part of “A deeper look at mental health”, IB World magazine speaks to a school that has struck the right balance, but other schools may be reluctant to follow in its […]

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Mental health: The silent crisis

It’s a leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide, so why is it still a taboo subject? IB World magazine investigates

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Protecting children in your care

In the third article in the series, discussing child safeguarding, IB World magazine speaks to an IB World School that is working to protect its students following a serious incident

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Discussing child protection in international schools

The International Task Force on Child Protection (ITFCP) received recognition at the recent IB AEM (Africa, Europe and Middle East) conference for their great work safeguarding children in international schools. Jane Larsson, Chair of the task force, and Executive Director of the Council of International Schools (CIS), tells IB World magazine why the international school […]