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DP FAQ with David Weiss

Tuesday, August 18, 2020

11:30AM - 12:30PM

Join us for an IB Web Chat with David Weiss, Head of US Public Schools for the International Baccalaureate.

The discussion will focus on the recent IB communication about the Diploma Programme and Career-related Programme May 2021 exam session. Click here to view the adaptations shared in the communication. We encourage participation from principals, school administrators, coordinators, department heads, district curriculum administrators, teachers etc. Please see below for details to join the discussion. 

Refer to your email for the IB Web Chat Meeting Information or contact for more information.  

GIBS Webinar

Re-opening in a COVID19 World 

Monday, July 27, 2020

6:30PM to 8:00PM

Join us for a webinar with a panel of Heads of School from the Dwight Network (Shanghai, Seoul, and New York). The Asian campuses have been open for more than a month and their global perspectives and ways of working are aimed to help IB schools prepare for a fall opening - providing that opening is safe and possible. 

Panelists will discuss: 

  • logistical considerations for schools
  • health and safety protocols

  • IB curriculum and classroom changes 

  • the social and emotional impact of the coronavirus on school communities

  • what has worked and what has not

  • plans for the fall, in light of reopening experiences

Discussion and Q&A will be important elements of this session.

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GIBS will allocate $1,500 ($500 per program) in grant funding in the 2020-2021 school year to support three projects with the goal of allocating funding across all IB programs. GIBS project grants will be used to provide funding to support significant inquiry experiences that promote the ideals of the International Baccalaureate programs. All members are encouraged to apply!

Please click to view the GIBS Grant Application 2020


Bloomfield High School 

Dominican Republic Service Project

A group of 25 High School students designed an international service project to work with the community in the Bateyes Region of the Dominican Republic. The Bateyes Region is home to nomadic sugar cane workers and is considered to be one of the most disadvantaged regions in the Western Hemisphere. Please see below for some photos of their experience. 

GIBS Northeast
PO BOX 9457

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