News about IB students
IB results day: graduates worldwide celebrate
Today more than 159,400 Diploma Programme (DP) students around the world receive their results from the May 2017 examination session. This marks a 6.42 percent increase compared with last year, and they join a community of more than 1.7 million DP graduates in 152 countries worldwide. This year's students received an average diploma score of 29.95 points (of 45 possible maximum), with 218 students achieving a perfect score.
IB alumna shares New Orleans adventure for The New York Times
Known by her stage name Dessa; rapper, singer, essayist and IB alumna, Margaret Wander usually sees her touring destinations at night time, from the inside of a bus. This time she returns as a tourist, determined to experience the real New Orleans and all of its magic. She shared her adventure in an article for The New York Times.
Mathematics teacher inspires student film
We invited IB students to create a short film to show how their teachers make a lasting impact on their lives.
MYP students showcase 80 projects in Kenya
A solar-powered airport for Mombasa, an electrostatic precipitator to control air pollution and a bump detector gadget to reduce road accidents – these are just some of the innovative projects showcased by Middle Years Programme (MYP) students in Kenya.
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.