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Stories of 2018 DP graduates and how they learned to make sense of the world

Three students, Adriana Magli, Francesco Lasagna and Andrea Barletta, discuss how the IB Diploma Programme (DP), which provides entry to the best universities in the world, works. As Dr Siva Kumari, Director General of the IB, explains: “Its strengths are student-centredness, international-mindedness, and rigorous assessment”. This article was published in Italian in the Corriere della Sera newspaper, following Dr Kumari's visit to the British School of Milan (BSM) in June.

Stories of 2018 DP graduates and how they learned to make sense of the world


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Who to look out for at the IB Global Conference in San Diego

As we count down to our second IB Global Conference of the year later this month in San Diego (26–29 July), we are increasingly eager to welcome the keynote and featured speakers from across the globe. Together, they offer an impressive array of experiences in the field of education and beyond for us to be inspired by and learn from.

Who to look out for at the IB Global Conference in San Diego


IB programmes and schools

How a career-related education can raise student aspirations in the UK

In a recent webinar, a case study presented by Holly Youlden from Westminster Academy—a state-funded, non-selective school in a multi-ethnic community in West London—focuses on the benefits experienced by their students following the introduction of the Career-related Programme (CP) in 2012. “As a result of the IB Career-related Programme, we’ve had a huge number of successes”, Youlden says.

How a career-related education can raise student aspirations in the UK


Alumni shaping the future

To celebrate the IB’s 50th anniversary, we’d like you to meet some of our alumni who graduated from the IB Diploma Programme and went on to report from war zones, change the lives of refugees, create beautiful music, and soar through space.

Community stories

Follow news from the IB's global community and read about what students, teachers, schools and other members of the community are up to.

Featured alumni stories

IB alumni are sharing their stories and highlighting what made their own experiences at school so memorable.