News about schools and programmes
Reducing the STEM gap in Australia with DP
Dr Merryn Dawborn-Gundlach recently addressed the decline in high school student enrolment in science and mathematics in Australia, and how the IB Diploma Programme (DP) is playing a major role in decreasing the STEM gap.
Six IB World Schools ranked for high performance
Highlighting the influence of the IB in UK education, six IB World Schools were featured among the top 21 independent secondary schools in the Sunday Times Parent Power guide.
IB is a viable option for Pakistani students
Newsweek has reported a growing influx of Pakistani parents choosing the IB to give their children a competitive edge when applying for US or UK universities.
Award-winning principal embraces excellence and equity
An IB school leader, Thomas Dodd, has won the 2017 National Principal of the Year by the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
Our thoughts are with Abbotsford
Our thoughts are with Abbotsford Senior Secondary School, British Columbia, Canada in light of the tragic news that student Latisha Reimer lost her life and Emily Isaac is seriously injured following a knife attack on the school premises.
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Winners of 2016 Schools of Opportunity awards
As reported by the Washington Post, IB World Schools are among the winners of the 2016 Schools of Opportunity Awards. The awards recognise school efforts to address the equity and opportunity gap by responding to student needs, and supporting teachers as professionals who contribute to making better futures for their students.
IB Director General launches initiative to raise student aspirations in UK
Today, the IB Director General, Dr Siva Kumari, officially launched the IB Career-related Programme (CP) project in Kent, England. This unique initiative will raise aspirations and education attainment across the county.
What is the DP worth in American higher education?
To IB or not to IB, Neil H Donahue poses this question in an in-depth article on Aacu.org. Donahue is vice provost for undergraduate academic affairs and professor of German and Comparative Literature at Hofstra University.
11 schools celebrate 25 years as IB World Schools
This year marks the 25th anniversary for 11 IB World Schools in the Africa, Europe, and Middle East region that have offered the IB Diploma Programme (DP) for a total of 275 teaching years between them. They join many more schools worldwide that have passed this milestone anniversary.