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The WAB Podcast

Join members of the Western Academy of Beijing community for conversations about innovative learning, activities, and community initiatives.

Jun 15, 2021

The 2020-2021 school year presented opportunities for students, parents, and staff to learn things we could have never imagined.

In the season finale episode, Head of School Dr. Marta Medved Krajnovic & Director of Innovation for Learning and Teaching Stephen Taylor discuss found learning, adapting the...


Jun 8, 2021

When a student leaves WAB, what are the key skills, knowledge, and characteristics they should possess that will guide them into the future?

It’s this question that is leading the development of WAB’s new strategic plan, known as Portraits of WAB Alumni. All international schools have a strategic plan that provides...


Jun 1, 2021

In light of heightened conversations around racism and discrimination, schools around the world are evaluating, strengthening and creating policies that promote inclusion, diversity, and equity.

On today's episode, WAB's Head of School is joined by three representatives from one of our accreditation partners, the...


May 26, 2021

International schools like WAB are strengthened by their diversity. At WAB, we learn about and celebrate different identities among our school community in many ways, including through the curriculum, different festivals, and through social action. 

Today, we're joined by three WAB students who talk about their key...


May 19, 2021

As we approach the end of the school year, we enter a time of transitions.

People are preparing to transition into new grade levels, new school sections, and even new countries. Due to the inherent transience of international school communities, it’s essential for schools like WAB to support students and families...