Self-Management Skills

May
15

IB DP CAS Gave me the Opportunity to Engage

Hello, My name is Zsófia Podnar. I graduated from QAIS in 2016. Even though I was not an IB DP student- I was only a certificate student, I wanted to be a part of the QAIS Inspire Project Experience. When Ms Canan and Mr Rafael spoke to us IB DP students about how we could put […]

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May
15

CAS helped me see that I was able to share

When Mr. Rafael and Ms Canan invited us to participate in a brainstorm session to figure out how we could use the skills and talents the QAIS community has and to think of a way in which we could share these with the whole city, Qingdao, my original thoughts about an event through which we could do […]

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May
10

QAIS Advisory: A forum to design and experience learning

Last year, as we reflected on our teaching and learning practices, we identified that it was important for our community to articulate the dialogue teachers and students had about the way they learn best. We also identified that we needed to find different means to support students in developing the confidence to speak about what […]

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May
03

Rome Memories

I had great trip in Rome. The MMUN conference was a new experience for me. I had the opportunity to work with people that I did not know, and to listen to different ideas. I liked this because this means I worked with different people and that I listened to different ideas. I thought giving […]

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May
03

Last Thoughts during a Morning walk

On our last day in Rome, May 2nd, prior to going to the airport, we went out for a morning walk. We had been exploring Rome for three days, and we could not get enough. We got up early and met the rest of the group at 7:00 Am. We walked the streets of Rome that we walked […]

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May
03

Capturing the moments

After the MMUN conference came to an end, I went from delegate to photographer. Through the trip in Rome, I have been taking pictures with Ms. Liz’s camera. I enjoy taking pictures of someone doing things,thinking of a way to take a picture that captures a beautiful moment. I love taking photos, but I didn’t […]

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May
03

The Traveling Experience

The Traveling Experience By: Lucy and Jacob Even though a direct flight to Rome would only take around 10 hours, ours were longer than that. We left school on April 24, 2017 at 12:00 pm to go to the airport.  We had a connection flight in GuangZhou, and we thought that over there we would […]

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May
03

A quiet night at Vatican City

They say that the view of rome in the day and in the night is totally different. I was really impressed by the night view of St. Peter’s Square, in front of St. Peter’s Basilica,  a place where they hold masses. We went to this place twice: in the day, when we wanted to visit the […]

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May
03

What happens when you MMUN?

I wrote these lines on the first day of the MMUN conference in Rome. In the morning we had the opening ceremony, and after that we had the committee sessions. In the opening ceremony the highlight was the part when we did the flag ceremony. They  played the song “Waving flag” and we got to […]

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May
03

General Assembly and Findings

For the conclusion of MMUN Rome 2017, we all went to the general assembly held in the World Food Program. The World Food Program is a branch of the humanitarian organizations ran in the UN, the building was not huge(like gigantic skyscraper) but very professional, modern and welcoming. Even though some of the resolutions from the […]

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