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March 2019

Spring Conference

March 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Ambassador Bloomsbury Hotel, London, 2 Upper Woburn Place
Bloomsbury, London, WC1H 0HX United Kingdom
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IB Coordinators Conference: Managing the DP core We are delighted to invite you to the Coordinators' conference  which will take place in London on Tuesday 5th March 2019. In December 2017, we ran a conference on the issue of recruitment into the International Baccalaureate and that conference took the form of IB Coordinators – and others – talking about their own context and tactics. The conference also gave a considerable amount of time for coordinators – and others – to share experiences in…

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April 2019

Arts-Visual and performing: Managing assessment in the MYP – MYP – Category 3

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: School leaders, Middle Years Programme (MYP) coordinators and lead teachers in subject groups who want to deepen their understanding of the MYP assessment model.   You will explore the targets of MYP assessment strategies in your subject areas and apply your knowledge of the holistic MYP framework for teaching and learning to build successful assessment practices using your subject-specific objectives and assessment criteria. You will gain hands-on experience with the development of concept-driven assessments and consider new…

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Managing the Extended Essay – DP – Category 3

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: All experienced DP coordinators, extended essay coordinators, librarians and those who have recently completed a category 1 workshop.   Schools can increase student achievement in the extended essay by taking a systematic approach to managing the extended essay process and by preparing teachers to assume supervisory roles and responsibilities. This workshop is suitable for both new and experienced extended essay coordinators and DP coordinators who are keen to explore ways of developing effective school procedures for managing…

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Mathematics: Delivering the MYP curriculum – MYP – Category 2

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Middle Years Programme (MYP) subject-group teachers. Subject-group teachers should enroll in a category 2 workshop in their particular subject area.   Teachers from candidate and IB World Schools who have at least one year of experience in delivering the MYP should enroll in these category 2 workshops as part of their continued professional development. You will collaborate and reflect on effective teaching, learning and assessment strategies in each of the MYP subject groups. These workshops encourage you…

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Language A: Language & Literature (generic) – DP – Category 1- New Syllabus

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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*Please Note* Due to high demand, we have reached maximum capacity for April 2019: Language A; Language & Literature (generic) - DP - Category 1 - New Syllabus We are operating a waiting list for these workshops. If you would like to be added to this list, please email ibsca@oxfordcoursemanagers.org  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in…

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Mathematics – applications & interpretations – DP – Category 1 – New Syllabus

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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*Please Note* Due to high demand, we have reached maximum capacity for April 2019: Mathematics - applications & interpretations (Category 1) We are operating a waiting list for these workshops. If you would like to be added to this list, please email ibsca@oxfordcoursemanagers.org  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in a category 1 workshop in their particular…

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Mathematics – analysis & approaches – DP – Category 1 – New Syllabus

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in a category 1 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed to prepare participants to teach a specific DP subject in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy. The workshop will focus on: • developing an understanding of the IB mission and philosophy…

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Mathematics – applications & interpretations – DP – Category 2 – New Syllabus

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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*Please Note* Due to high demand, we have reached maximum capacity for April 2019: Mathematics - analysis & approaches (Category 2 Mathematics - applications & interpretations (Category 2) We are operating a waiting list for these workshops. If you would like to be added to this list, please email ibsca@oxfordcoursemanagers.org  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enrol in a category 2 workshop…

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Mathematics – analysis & approaches – DP – Category 2 – New Syllabus

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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*Please Note* Due to high demand, we have reached maximum capacity for April 2019: Mathematics - analysis & approaches (Category 2 Mathematics - applications & interpretations (Category 2) We are operating a waiting list for these workshops. If you would like to be added to this list, please email ibsca@oxfordcoursemanagers.org  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enrol in a category 2 workshop…

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World Religions – DP – Category 1

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in a category 1 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed to prepare participants to teach a specific DP subject in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy. The workshop will focus on: • developing an understanding of the IB mission and philosophy…

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Understanding the CP – CP – Category 3

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: This workshop is designed for schools that want to broaden their educational offering at post-16 by introducing the IB Career-related Programme (CP). Aimed at interested, candidate and existing IB World Schools, this workshop can be used as an exploration point for interested schools, an information source for candidate schools and as a refresher workshop for existing IB World Schools authorized to run the IBCP. Designed for school heads/administrators and IBCP coordinators or a coordinator’s designate. The workshop…

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Environmental systems and societies – DP – Category 1

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in a category 1 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed to prepare participants to teach a specific DP subject in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy. The workshop will focus on: • developing an understanding of the IB mission and philosophy…

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DP Coordination – DP – Category 1

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) coordinators who are: in schools conducting the feasibility study with a view to implementation of the DP new to the DP and/or are about to join an IB World School or candidate school.   This workshop is designed to help new DP coordinators implement the programme in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy, while at the same time conforming to the DP programme standards and practices. By exploring various leadership…

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History – DP – Category 2

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enrol in a category 2 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed for participants who are keen to improve the teaching and learning experience in the DP classroom. The workshop will focus on: assessing the links between IB Programme standards and practices (January 2014) to enhance the teaching and learning experience…

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Geography – DP – Category 1

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in a category 1 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed to prepare participants to teach a specific DP subject in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy. The workshop will focus on: • developing an understanding of the IB mission and philosophy…

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Psychology – DP – Category 1

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in a category 1 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed to prepare participants to teach a specific DP subject in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy. The workshop will focus on: • developing an understanding of the IB mission and philosophy…

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Visual Arts – DP – Category 1

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in a category 1 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed to prepare participants to teach a specific DP subject in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy. The workshop will focus on: • developing an understanding of the IB mission and philosophy…

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Environmental systems and societies – DP – Category 2

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in a category 1 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed to prepare participants to teach a specific DP subject in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy. The workshop will focus on: • developing an understanding of the IB mission and philosophy through…

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Physics – DP – Category 2

April 5 @ 8:00 am - April 7 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in a category 1 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed to prepare participants to teach a specific DP subject in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy. The workshop will focus on: • developing an understanding of the IB mission and philosophy through…

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June 2019

Physical and health education: Managing assessment in the MYP – MYP – Category 3

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: School leaders, Middle Years Programme (MYP) coordinators and lead teachers in subject groups who want to deepen their understanding of the MYP assessment model.   You will explore the targets of MYP assessment strategies in your subject areas and apply your knowledge of the holistic MYP framework for teaching and learning to build successful assessment practices using your subject-specific objectives and assessment criteria. You will gain hands-on experience with the development of concept-driven assessments and consider new…

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Physics : A focus on internal assessment – DP – Category 3

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Experienced IB physics teachers and IB physics teachers who have recently completed a category 1 physics workshop.   Practical work is an important feature of the Diploma Programme (DP) physics course. This workshop supports you in the development of a balanced and practical scheme of work that provides opportunities to assess students using the sciences group internal assessment criteria. You will examine various student samples to develop a clear understanding of the application of the internal assessment…

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The role of arts – PYP – Category 3

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Arts specialists and Primary Years Programme (PYP) teachers.   Experience the strength of collaborative practice with passionate and like-minded educators. This workshop is designed to empower passionate and like-minded arts specialists and educators interested in the arts by gathering them together as one to engage in opportunities for deeper inquiry and reflective practices, and to continue to build upon their arts knowledge. The workshop will offer a forum for an honest, in-depth discussion about learning theory, pedagogy,…

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Your exhibition – PYP – Category 2

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Teachers, heads of school and coordinators.   This workshop uses inquiry to engage you with the varied resources, readings and tools to optimize the exhibition for students in the Primary Years Programme (PYP). You will explore the importance of enduring understandings and how the student’s voice can lead the learning and the action through local, national and global issues. The exhibition is viewed as a collaborative process; this workshop is a time to listen, view and share…

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The role of the librarian – DP – Category 3

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: All experienced IB librarians, programme coordinators, members of school leadership team and those who have recently completed a category 1 workshop.   How can the library/media centre support IB programmes? The library/media centre provides schoolwide opportunities to engage and reflect on the IB principles and practices and connect teachers and students to knowledge and information in a digital and global context.  Investigate the key characteristics that define an IB education to develop an understanding of how the…

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Language acquisition (generic): Managing assessment in the MYP – MYP – Category 3

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: School leaders, Middle Years Programme (MYP) coordinators and lead teachers in subject groups who want to deepen their understanding of the MYP assessment model.   You will explore the targets of MYP assessment strategies in your subject areas and apply your knowledge of the holistic MYP framework for teaching and learning to build successful assessment practices using your subject-specific objectives and assessment criteria. You will gain hands-on experience with the development of concept-driven assessments and consider new…

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Physics – DP – Category 1

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in a category 1 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed to prepare participants to teach a specific DP subject in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy. The workshop will focus on: • developing an understanding of the IB mission and philosophy…

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Chemistry – DP – Category 1

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in a category 1 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed to prepare participants to teach a specific DP subject in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy. The workshop will focus on: • developing an understanding of the IB mission and philosophy…

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Biology – DP – Category 1

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in a category 1 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed to prepare participants to teach a specific DP subject in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy. The workshop will focus on: • developing an understanding of the IB mission and philosophy…

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Counselling – DP – Category 2

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Counsellors and career guidance officers.   The workshop is designed to review and update counsellors on the standards and practices of the Diploma Programme (DP) to support momentum and maximize student attainment. A goal of the workshop is to define and discuss the role of the IB counsellor and learn strategies to support the effectiveness of the counsellor working with IB students. Counsellors learn to keep abreast of changes in the DP and articulate the outcomes to…

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CP Coordination – CP – Category 1

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: This workshop is recommended for coordinators who are: currently involved in a feasibility study or the authorization process to implement the Career related Programme (CP) new to the IB and about to join an IB World School or candidate CP school new or recently appointed CP coordinators from IB World Schools.   This workshop introduces CP coordinators to the IB philosophy, the role of coordinator and the components of the CP. You will develop an understanding of…

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Evaluating your DP – DP – Category 3

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) coordinators, administrators and district/local representatives.   This workshop is an active, hands-on workshop for DP coordinators and administrators who want to understand the DP evaluation process. The IB Programme standards and practices (January 2014) and the Programme evaluation guide and self-study questionnaire: Diploma Programme (November 2010) are used as the backbone to analyse this topic. You will leave with a self-devised strategic plan for your own school evaluation process that will enable you to…

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Language A: Literature (Generic) – DP – Category 2

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enrol in a category 2 workshop in their particular subject area. Note: Language workshops designated as “generic” provide IB professional development for all languages, including those that are not presented in language-specific workshops. The workshop will be presented in English. The workshops address common content and materials. The workshop leader will try their best to…

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Evidencing learning – PYP – Category 2

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Category 2 Choose category 2 workshops to develop your expertise in delivering an IB programme. You will have an opportunity to: make connections between programme frameworks and classroom practice enhance your understanding of assessment in IB programmes discuss and analyse standards and practices   Dates: Friday 7th – Sunday 9th June 2019 Venue: University of Warwick Conference Centre. Registration: Anytime between 13:00 and 14:00 on Friday 7th. Finish time: 12:45 on Sunday 9th June   Apply Now   Schedule Fees…

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Making the PYP Happen: Implementing Agency – PYP – Category 1

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 9 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for:   Administrators, coordinators and teachers who are working in early years settings where the programme is being implemented and who have had an induction by their PYP coordinator, have taught approximately six months in an IB World School offering the PYP and have collaboratively planned at least one unit of inquiry. It is appropriate for those who have worked with the programme for some time but feel the need to revisit the philosophy and framework of the…

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IBSCA Higher Education Advisors’ Conference

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to invite you to the IBSCA Higher Education Advisors' Conference which will take place on Thursday 13th June 2019. Further information will be available soon, and registration will open in April 2019. You can email IBSCA at office@ibsca.org.uk to register your interest, would like to exhibit or if you have any questions.

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October 2019

Computer Science – DP – Category 1

October 11 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in a category 1 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed to prepare participants to teach a specific DP subject in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy. The workshop will focus on: • developing an understanding of the IB mission and philosophy…

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Biology : A focus on internal assessment – DP – Category 3

October 11 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Experienced Diploma Programme (DP) biology teachers and those who have recently completed a category 1 workshop.   Practical work is an important feature of the DP biology course. This workshop supports participants in the development of a balanced and practical scheme of work that provides opportunities to assess students using the sciences internal assessment criteria. You will examine various student samples to develop a clear understanding of the application of the internal assessment criteria and the moderation…

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Heads of School/IB coordinators: Implementing the MYP curriculum – MYP – Category 1

October 11 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Administrators, heads of school and IB coordinators. Heads of school and Middle Years Programme (MYP) coordinators from candidate schools and schools interested in implementing the MYP should enrol in this category 1 workshop.   You will explore the philosophical, pedagogical and administrative implications of the IB programme to help as you prepare for the verification visit. This workshop encourages you to: develop a leadership approach around collaboration and collegiality transform teaching, learning and assessment practices through a…

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Philosophy – DP – Category 2

October 11 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enrol in a category 2 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed for participants who are keen to improve the teaching and learning experience in the DP classroom. The workshop will focus on: assessing the links between IB Programme standards and practices (January 2014) to enhance the teaching and learning experience…

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Librarians – DP – Category 2

October 11 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Librarians with at least one year of experience in the role within a Diploma Programme (DP) context.   This workshop is designed for participants who wish to improve ways in which the library can support teaching and learning in the DP classroom. The workshop will focus on: assessing the relevant links between IB Programme standards and practices (January 2014) to enhance the teaching and learning experience developing strategies to help librarians become more effective in their role…

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Approaches to teaching and learning for DP & CP coordinators and pedagogical leaders – DP & CP – Category 3

October 11 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: This workshop is aimed at Diploma Programme (DP) or Career-related Programme (CP) coordinators and other pedagogical leaders (such as school principals, heads, members of senior management teams, approaches to teaching and learning coordinators, extended essay or creativity, activity, service coordinators) who wish to explore further implementation of approaches to teaching and learning in the DP in the context of their school.   This workshop will review the approaches to teaching and learning and give pedagogical leaders the…

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Service Learning – CP – Category 1

October 11 @ 8:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Category 1 Choose category 1 workshops if you are new to the IB or if your situation is similar to any of the following: You are new to the faculty of a longstanding IB World School and have not taught in an IB programme previously. You are aware of the IB philosophy and programme structure but are not experienced in teaching or administering the IB. You are familiar with the IB subject guide (including assessment procedures, moderation) and would like…

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November 2019

Film – DP – Category 1

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in a category 1 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed to prepare participants to teach a specific DP subject in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy. The workshop will focus on: • developing an understanding of the IB mission and philosophy…

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Investigating Inquiry – DP, CP, MYP, PYP – Category 3

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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How can we support student inquiry? Students’ own curiosity provides the most effective provocation for learning that is engaging, relevant, challenging and significant. Investigate how using an inquiry-based pedagogy has the capacity to lead students to a deeper understanding of concepts through the construction of new knowledge. Inquire into specific strategies and questions relating to an inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning. Discover how the reflective process is an essential component in becoming a life-long learner Category 3 Choose category…

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Play-based learning – PYP – Category 3

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Primary Years Programme (PYP) teachers and coordinators with a particular interest in the early years and lower primary years.   From birth, play is the way children inquire and learn about the world around them. This workshop looks at the importance of time, space, materials and relationships in inquiry. You will explore your own political and cultural images of the child and the impact that has on the learning environment. The workshop will look at theoretical as…

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Leading for effective teaching and learning – DP, CP, MYP, PYP – Category 3

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  This workshop will provide opportunities for you to explore theories of learning and instructional design principles underpinning the IB programmes. You will consider the impact these have on student learning and how the school can support this learning. You will look at the implications of adopting these ideas and principles when developing and implementing school strategy and policy. You will explore the instrumental role that authentic assessment plays in guiding learning activities and enabling student learning and discuss how…

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Language A: Literature – DP – Category 2

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enrol in a category 2 workshop in their particular subject area. Note: Language workshops designated as “generic” provide IB professional development for all languages, including those that are not presented in language-specific workshops. The workshop will be presented in English. The workshops address common content and materials. The workshop leader will try their best to…

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Language A: Exploring literature in translation – DP – Category 3

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Literature course teachers in the studies in language and literature group who are seeking to consider the theoretical and practical aspects of teaching works in translation to develop effective classroom practices. All participants should have attended a category 1 or 2 workshop and have at least two years of experience teaching studies in language and literature courses. The theoretical components may also be of interest to teachers of the literature and performance course, but as there is…

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Strategies to increase DP cohort sizes – DP – Category 3

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Heads of schools, Diploma Programme (DP) coordinators, members of the pedagogical leadership team, and other school administrators. Participants might also be established DP institutions looking to widen access and increase cohort size or new IB schools seeking to establish healthy numbers from the immediate community.   The DP develops a range of skills for students. It appeals to students with interests in a broad range of subjects. This programme emphasizes the importance of a vast understanding of…

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Visual Arts – DP – Category 2

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enrol in a category 2 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed for participants who are keen to improve the teaching and learning experience in the DP classroom. The workshop will focus on: assessing the links between IB Programme standards and practices (January 2014) to enhance the teaching and learning experience…

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Language ab initio (Generic) – DP – Category 2

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enrol in a category 2 workshop in their particular subject area. Note: Language workshops designated as “generic” provide IB professional development for all languages, including those that are not presented in language-specific workshops. The workshop will be presented in English. The workshops address common content and materials. The workshop leader will try their best to…

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Language B (Generic) – DP – Category 2

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enrol in a category 2 workshop in their particular subject area. Note: Language workshops designated as “generic” provide IB professional development for all languages, including those that are not presented in language-specific workshops. The workshop will be presented in English. The workshops address common content and materials. The workshop leader will try their best to…

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Computer Science – DP – Category 2

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Category 2 Choose category 2 workshops to develop your expertise in delivering an IB programme. You will have an opportunity to: make connections between programme frameworks and classroom practice enhance your understanding of assessment in IB programmes discuss and analyse standards and practices   Dates: Friday 15th November– Sunday 17th November 2019 Venue: University of Warwick Conference Centre. Registration: Anytime between 13:00 and 14:00 on Friday 15th. Finish time: 12:45 on Sunday 17th November   Apply Now   Schedule Fees…

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Business Management – DP – Category 2

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Category 2 Choose category 2 workshops to develop your expertise in delivering an IB programme. You will have an opportunity to: make connections between programme frameworks and classroom practice enhance your understanding of assessment in IB programmes discuss and analyse standards and practices   Dates: Friday 15th November– Sunday 17th November 2019 Venue: University of Warwick Conference Centre. Registration: Anytime between 13:00 and 14:00 on Friday 15th. Finish time: 12:45 on Sunday 17th November   Apply Now   Schedule Fees…

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Concept driven learners – PYP – Category 2

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Category 2 Choose category 2 workshops to develop your expertise in delivering an IB programme. You will have an opportunity to: make connections between programme frameworks and classroom practice enhance your understanding of assessment in IB programmes discuss and analyse standards and practices   Dates: Friday 15th November– Sunday 17th November 2019 Venue: University of Warwick Conference Centre. Registration: Anytime between 13:00 and 14:00 on Friday 15th. Finish time: 12:45 on Sunday 17th November   Apply Now   Schedule Fees…

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Engaging collaborative communities – PYP – Category 2

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Category 2 Choose category 2 workshops to develop your expertise in delivering an IB programme. You will have an opportunity to: make connections between programme frameworks and classroom practice enhance your understanding of assessment in IB programmes discuss and analyse standards and practices   Dates: Friday 15th November– Sunday 17th November 2019 Venue: University of Warwick Conference Centre. Registration: Anytime between 13:00 and 14:00 on Friday 15th. Finish time: 12:45 on Sunday 17th November   Apply Now   Schedule Fees…

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Business Management – DP – Category 2

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Category 2 Choose category 2 workshops to develop your expertise in delivering an IB programme. You will have an opportunity to: make connections between programme frameworks and classroom practice enhance your understanding of assessment in IB programmes discuss and analyse standards and practices   Dates: Friday 15th November– Sunday 17th November 2019 Venue: University of Warwick Conference Centre. Registration: Anytime between 13:00 and 14:00 on Friday 15th. Finish time: 12:45 on Sunday 17th November   Apply Now   Schedule Fees…

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CP Reflective project – CP – Category 1

November 29 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Teachers of the career related aspect of the Career-related Programme (CP) from schools which have taken the decision to apply for or offer the CP and new or recently appointed CP coordinators or reflective project supervisors from IB World Schools.   This workshop provides a holistic, theoretical and practical view of the delivery of the reflective project for schools that have recently applied or have become authorized to offer the CP. The workshop will provide an in-depth…

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Physics – DP – Category 1

November 29 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject-group teachers new to the DP at established IB World Schools and teachers from interested or candidate schools preparing for authorization. Educators should enrol in a category 1 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed to prepare participants to teach a specific DP subject in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy. The workshop will focus on: developing an understanding of the IB mission and philosophy through…

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Chemistry: A focus on internal assessment – DP – Category 3

November 29 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Experienced Diploma Programme (DP) chemistry teachers and those who have recently completed a category 1 workshop.   Practical work is an important feature of the DP chemistry course. This workshop supports you in the development of a balanced and practical scheme of work that provides opportunities to assess students using the group 4 internal assessment criteria. You will examine various student samples to develop a clear understanding of the application of the internal assessment criteria and the…

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Mathematics – applications & interpretations – DP – Category 2 – New Syllabus

November 29 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enrol in a category 2 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed for participants who are keen to improve the teaching and learning experience in the DP classroom. The workshop will focus on: assessing the links between IB Programme standards and practices (January 2014) to enhance the teaching and learning experience…

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Mathematics – analysis & approaches – DP – Category 2 – New Syllabus

November 29 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enrol in a category 2 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed for participants who are keen to improve the teaching and learning experience in the DP classroom. The workshop will focus on: assessing the links between IB Programme standards and practices (January 2014) to enhance the teaching and learning experience…

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The DP core: Improving student engagement and performance in TOK, CAS & EE – DP – Category 3

November 29 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Experienced theory of knowledge (TOK) teachers; creativity, activity, service (CAS) coordinators; extended essay (EE) coordinators and supervisors and Diploma Programme (DP) coordinators and librarians.   This workshop is intended to provide participants with an opportunity to explore and apply the criteria and descriptors used for assessing work in TOK, CAS and the EE. The workshop revolves around sample student work in TOK to provide you with specific examples of work and how it is assessed. Sample extended…

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Administrators – DP – Category 1

November 29 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Members of educational leadership teams (school directors, school principals, district officials) who are: in schools conducting the feasibility study with a view to implementation of the Diploma Programme (DP) in a non-IB school but interested in learning about the DP new to the DP and/or are about to join an IB World School or candidate school.   This workshop is designed to help educational leaders to explore the philosophical and administrative implications of running the DP in…

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Environmental systems and societies – DP – Category 2

November 29 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enrol in a category 2 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed for participants who are keen to improve the teaching and learning experience in the DP classroom. The workshop will focus on: assessing the links between IB Programme standards and practices (January 2014) to enhance the teaching and learning experience…

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Geography – DP – Category 2

November 29 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enrol in a category 2 workshop in their particular subject area.   These workshops are designed for participants who are keen to improve the teaching and learning experience in the DP classroom. The workshop will focus on: assessing the links between IB Programme standards and practices (January 2014) to enhance the teaching and learning experience…

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