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  • 25 years of results: Retrospective on my journey from student to educator
    We welcome Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Cecilia Villavicencio of St Brigid’s School to reflect on her experience transitioning roles from IB student to becoming a head of academics. This is her first story in the graduate voices series.
  • IB educators congratulate the class of 2020
    IB educators from all over the world celebrate Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) students and reflect on their two-year IB journey.
  • Victor Scotti, Jr.’s results day message to the class of 2020
    Every year on the 6th of July, nearly 200,000 students turn their attention to the IB to consider how their IB diploma results will influence their futures. This year is unlike any other year in the 52-year history of the IB. We called upon Victor Scotti, Jr. a 2009 graduate of Morgan Park High School […]
  • IB Deputy Director General celebrates 2020 results
    As Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) students around the world receive their results, the IB’s Deputy Director General Sally Holloway shares some words of celebration and optimism for the class of 2020.
  • Advice from IB’s Paula Wilcock: Focus on your two-year IB journey
    We spoke to the IB’s Chief Assessment Officer, Paula Wilcock, on why graduates deserve the same recognition as their peers in previous years, if not more.
  • Inside the IB Career-related Programme with Chantell Wyten
    The IB’s youngest, but arguably most innovative and future-ready offering is the Career-related Programme (CP). We talk about the history of the CP, its core elements and the benefits it offers schools, teachers and students. I’m joined by Chantell Wyten, Senior Curriculum Manager at the IB and knower of all things CP.
  • Words of encouragement for the class of 2020
    Diploma Programme (DP) students Nikhil Lakhwani and Angelique Sutanto reflect on the cancellation of the May 2020 exams and how the programme has given them invaluable experience.
  • Conversation with Dr Dave Anderson of the Child Mind Institute
    Stress management is often talked about, but it’s easy to talk about and sometimes more difficult to manage your stress. In terms of health and well-being, how important is stress management?
  • Student-guided learning: “Propose, don’t impose”
    IB educator Mariel Reid shares insight on student agency and her classroom experience trialing a well-being hub with the IB. After working with her students to develop and implement their personal and social education (PSE), Mariel let her students take the reins with the trial, leading to an uptick in interest and engagement at all […]
  • Entrepreneurship 101: Sharing advice from my start-up mentors
    Diploma Programme (DP) graduate Rachel Tseng shares advice from her mentors on entrepreneurship to build a successful start-up. This is her second story in our graduate voices series.

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