News about IB students
IB graduates celebrate exam results
More than 14,700 Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) students around the world are today receiving their results from the November 2016 examination session.
Winners of the Academic Honesty Short film and Poster Competition announced!
In November 2015, we launched the Academic Honesty Short film and Poster Competition to raise awareness and promote the importance of academic honesty by inviting students from the Middle Years, Career-related and Diploma Programmes to produce films and posters that would spread this message among all IB students.
Our condolences for Omar Moujalled
We are saddened to hear that, days before graduating from the Australian International Academy of Education, 18-year-old Omar Moujalled was a victim of thunderstorm asthma and tragically passed away.
Initiative to empower rural students
A 17-year-old IB student in Punjab, India has launched an after-school initiative to empower rural children by providing them with essential entrepreneurship skills.
The impact of the IB hits home
Huffingtonpost shares the testimonial of Verelyn Gibbs Watson, a mother whose five-year old daughter is trying to teach her the Mandarin she is learning at school.
Why I chose the International Baccalaureate
IB alumna Lydia Webb writes in The Argus about her experiences of the IB Diploma Programme and her decision to opt for this over A-levels. She states that the IB not only takes into account skills that are important for higher education but that are also useful beyond university, in the career market.
IB student goes to Space School
An IB student from the Isle of Man is heading to the USA to study with astronauts, engineers and scientists at the NASA United Space School, as described in an article written on iontoday.co.im.
IB Inspired, a student short film competition
Teachers make a lasting impact on the lives of their students and we would like to show our teachers that we appreciate them and the positive impact they have on us all. We are launching a student film competition, encouraging IB Diploma Programme (DP) and Career Programme (CP) students to create a three minute film in English, French, and/or Spanish that profiles, celebrates, or honours an IB teacher or coordinator who inspires them to exhibit one of the IB Learner Profile attributes.
Results announced for first live MYP exams
More than 7,500 Middle Years Programme (MYP) students are receiving their eAssessment results following the first non-pilot live MYP examination session in May.
Teen installs Little Free Libraries
“I love to read. A lot!” 16-year-old Erin Bedenbaugh tells coladaily.com. To honour her love of reading, and as part of her creativity, activity, service (CAS) project during her IB Diploma Programme studies at Lexington High School, Erin created three Little Libraries in Lexington County. The concept is simple, she puts books in boxes and people can take them to read or leave some for others.