News about schools and programmes
Low-performing US state school sees exceptional improvement
A low-performing US high school has shown exceptional improvement in teaching and learning following the introduction of the IB Diploma Programme (DP), writes education columnist Jay Mathews for The Washington Post.
Alaska teacher helps every student to succeed
John Ruhlin, a teacher at West Anchorage High School in Anchorage, Alaska passionately believes that every student deserves an equal chance.
The CP paves the way for medical staff
Thirty-seven Career-related Programme (CP) students at Walnut High School, California, USA are on their way to pursuing careers in the medical field following a three-year CP/Project Lead the Way (IBCP-PLTW) Biomedical Sciences Program.
Revolutionising post-16 learning with the CP
In the past, vocational and academic education were seen as mutually-exclusive choices. Students would have to pick a “side,” stick to it, and follow that choice through. Now, an alternative approach that brings vocational and academic paths together for students aged 16-18 is proving popular writes Jon Severs for TES magazine.
60 second interview advocating for the IB
In a 60 second interview with British Education Magazine, John Claughton explains why he strives to develop the IB in the UK after abandoning A-levels in favour of the Diploma Programme.
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.