News about IB students
World Poetry Day in the IB community
To mark World Poetry Day on 21 March we are sharing five poems written by IB students and teachers across the world.
IB results day: students worldwide celebrate grades
More than 16,000 Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) students around the world are due to receive their results from the November 2017 examination session. This marks a 17% increase in students sitting the exams. This rise comes as a result of continued collaboration with partners across the world who share the IB mission to create a better world through education.
International mindedness helps students make sense of the world
Jane Drake, Head of Curriculum Innovation and Alignment at the IB explains how international mindedness helps students prepare for life in the 21st century.
Students take over on World Children’s Day
On World Children’s Day (20 November) students worldwide made their opinions heard and literally took over schools, governments, businesses and more.
Scholarship gives South Sudanese refugee new opportunities
Eighteen-year-old Emmanuel’s childhood and educational opportunities in South Sudan were overshadowed by war, but today he is making the most of his scholarship to United World College (UWC) Adriatic in Duino, Italy.
Students challenge personal boundaries at IB World Student Conference
From 20 July to 5 August 2017, IB students got together in Rochester, US, for one of three IB World Student Conferences.
PYP students take first prize in a tech competition for girls
Three IB students attending primary school in New Zealand have won an international technology competition with an app idea to help people evacuate during a tsunami.
DP student smashes records at ASEAN Para Games in Malaysia
Toh Wei Soong, a 19-year old Singaporean paralympic swimmer and an IB student preparing for his upcoming examinations, talks about the importance of balancing his training schedule with his studying.
Helping students develop resilience through education
Brandon White, a high school student from a low-income neighbourhood in Panama City, Florida, made an important decision by signing up to the IB Diploma Programme (DP) at his high school.
Aspiring IB students fight fake news at Newseum
Fake news is a more critical question than ever, and some students in Washington are learning how to think more critically about their media consumption.