Resilience, resourcefulness, and resistance in the face of war: “Nothing would get in the way of our students’ education”


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In January 2022, a full-scale Russian invasion into Ukraine was a very real threat. Pechersk School International in Kyiv had just celebrated 21 years of delivering IB programmes and was serving 550 students.

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We spoke with Rachel Caldwell, School Director, to understand the impact the war has had on their school community, the unwavering support they have received from fellow IB World Schools and learn more about their campaign #PSI4Good—the ultimate goal being to return to Kyiv and support the restructuring of Ukraine.


Read the full blog post here