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February 2021

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

February 12 @ 9:00 am - February 14 @ 4:00 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 internal assessment criteria of the sciences subject group. You will examine various student samples to develop a clear understanding of the application of the internal assessment criteria and…

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Social and emotional learning – PYP, MYP, DP, CP – Category 3: Virtual

February 12 @ 9:00 am - February 14 @ 4:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: What skills and competencies do teachers and students need to flourish in a complex, interconnected world? When teachers provide opportunities to practice and model the skills of mindfulness, positive psychology and social-emotional learning (SEL), they are better able to respond to their own needs and the needs of their students. Investigate research related to SEL and learn how to apply practical strategies that assist students and teachers in cultivating greater emotional well-being, perseverance, self-regulation, self-motivation and resilience. Create…

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

February 12 @ 9:00 am - February 14 @ 4:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: 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…

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

February 12 @ 9:00 am - February 14 @ 4:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: 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…

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Building self-directed learners through approaches to learning – MYP – Category 3: Virtual

February 12 @ 9:00 am - February 14 @ 4:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Middle Years Programme (MYP) teachers, coordinators and administrators. Through the MYP approaches to learning (ATL) skills framework of categories and clusters, you will inquire into how students develop skills that have relevance across and beyond the curriculum, helping them “learn how to learn”. ATL skills in cognitive, affective and metacognitive domains can be learned and taught (explicitly and implicitly), improved with practice and developed with increasing complexity incrementally. They provide a solid foundation for learning independently and with…

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Extended essay in focus: A one-day intensive – DP – Category 3: VIRTUAL

February 13
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Date: Saturday 13th February 2021 Delivery: Virtually - using a bespoke online learning platform   Recommended for: New and experienced teachers who are or will become extended essay supervisors. This workshop is a one-day introduction to extended essay supervision, supplementary to and different from the existing category 3 workshop, The role of the supervisor in the extended essay. It is designed for both new and experienced Diploma Programme (DP) teachers who are or will become extended essay supervisors. The aim…

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March 2021

The role of the Librarian – DP, CP, MYP, PYP – Category 3: Virtual

March 26 @ 9:00 am - March 28 @ 4:00 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 a school leadership team and those who have recently completed a category 1 workshop. How can the library or media centre support IB programmes? The library or media centre provides school-wide 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…

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

March 26 @ 9:00 am - March 28 @ 4:00 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 you in the development of a balanced and practical scheme of work that provides opportunities to assess students using the sciences subject group 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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Concepts and Inquiry in the DP/CP – DP, CP – Category 3: Virtual

March 26 @ 9:00 am - March 28 @ 4:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-Related Programme (CP) teachers who are new to teaching through inquiry and concepts, and those who would like to learn more about planning lessons with concepts and inquiry central to students’ learning experience. With the introduction of approaches to teaching and learning in the programme model, this workshop provides a forum for DP/CP teachers to develop their understanding of the transferable and universal nature of concepts and inquiry so that they take a more…

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June 2021

Approaches to teaching and learning for DP/CP coordinators and pedagogical leaders – DP, CP – Category 3: Virtual

June 25 @ 9:00 am - June 27 @ 4:00 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 or the CP in the context of their school. This workshop will review the approaches to teaching and learning and give pedagogical leaders…

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

June 25 @ 9:00 am - June 27 @ 4:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Experienced Diploma Programme (DP) physics teachers and IB physics teachers who have recently completed a category 1 physics workshop. Practical work is an important feature of the 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 criteria and…

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The personal project – MYP – Category 2: Virtual

June 25 @ 9:00 am - June 27 @ 4:00 pm

Recommended for: Middle Years Programme (MYP) coordinators, heads of school, teachers and the whole school community. This workshop is based on the MYP Personal project guide, and it is intended to guide MYP practitioners towards a deeper understanding of the personal project as a meaningful culmination of student´s journey in the MYP. You will conduct a group inquiry that will enable you to explore the different stages of the personal project to gain a first-hand understanding of its constructivist inquiry-based…

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October 2021

Approaches to Learning – PYP, MYP, DP, CP – Category 3: Virtual

October 1 @ 9:00 am - October 3 @ 4:00 pm

RECOMMENDED FOR: All educators, IB coordinators and school leaders or decision makers at any point in their journey as life-long learners. What skills positively influence and support a student’s approach to life-long learning? All IB programmes develop the approaches to learning (ATL) skill categories of communication, social, self-management, research and thinking. Develop a deeper understanding of ATL as a way for students to acquire and use skills developed over time in order to access learning. Consider contemporary research to apply…

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Building for the future – PYP – Category 3: Virtual

October 1 @ 9:00 am - October 3 @ 4:00 pm

Recommended for: Coordinators, school leaders and experienced Primary Years Programme (PYP) teachers. How does my school remain at the forefront of international education? Explore the flexibility of the enhanced PYP framework to better address the needs of all students and to inspire opportunities for change. Examine how you can re-envision the PYP in your school community. Reframe your action plan to harness the transformational power of the programme. Category 3 Choose category 3 workshops to go more deeply into areas…

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November 2021

Social and emotional learning – PYP, MYP, DP, CP – Category 3: Virtual

November 12 @ 9:00 am - November 14 @ 4:00 pm

What skills and competencies do teachers and students need to flourish in a complex, interconnected world? When teachers provide opportunities to practice and model the skills of mindfulness, positive psychology and social-emotional learning (SEL), they are better able to respond to their own needs and the needs of their students. Investigate research related to SEL and learn how to apply practical strategies that assist students and teachers in cultivating greater emotional well-being, perseverance, selfregulation, self-motivation and resilience. Create environments that…

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Understanding leadership – PYP, MYP, DP, CP – Category 3: Virtual

November 12 @ 9:00 am - November 14 @ 4:00 pm

Leadership is a social construct, positioned in time and place and influenced by personality. This workshop aims to expose, test, and critique the assumptions upon which your own style, definition and understanding of leadership are based. Leadership theory and current research will form the basis for discussion with case studies and your own experiences being used to explore leadership, cross-cultural investigations and the impact of culture on leadership styles and practices. There will be an emphasis on the complex, contextual…

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The role of the Librarian – PYP, MYP, DP, CP – Category 3: Virtual

November 26 @ 9:00 am - November 28 @ 4:00 pm

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 or media centre support IB programmes? The library or media centre provides school-wide 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…

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Developing service learning – PYP, MYP, DP, CP – Category 3: Virtual

November 26 @ 9:00 am - November 28 @ 4:00 pm

How can educators develop students’ intrinsic motivation for service learning in the school community and beyond? Challenging learning environments help students to develop the imagination and motivation they need in order to meet their own needs and the needs of others. Explore the core elements of action and service learning. Examine social entrepreneurship in the school context and use different models to evaluate alternative ways for schools o approach and manage projects that deal with critical social, economic and environmental…

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Cultivating learning-focused IB World Schools – PYP, MYP, DP, CP – Category 3: Virtual

November 26 @ 9:00 am - November 28 @ 4:00 pm

Recommended for Principals, administrators and superintendents of IB World Schools; new administrators in IB World Schools; IB coordinators and aspiring leaders in IB World Schools; teachers, managers and administrators from non-IB schools who wish to develop understandings of leadership in an IB context. In this workshop, you will apply a number of leadership capabilities to build learning-focused IB World Schools. You will do this through engaging in snapshots of practice in a range of contexts and applying these to your…

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April 2022

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

1st April 2022 @ 9:00 am - 3rd April 2022 @ 4:00 pm

Recommended for: 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…

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The role of Language – PYP – Category 3: Virtual

1st April 2022 @ 9:00 am - 3rd April 2022 @ 4:00 pm

RECOMMENDED FOR: Classroom teachers. All teachers are teachers of language. The Primary Years Programme (PYP) views all languages as equally important. This includes the language of instruction, mother tongue, English as a second language (ESL), English as an additional language (EAL) and host-country languages. This workshop explores the fluid nature of language learning as a continuum, not developmentally tied to an age or stage. You will examine the varying roles of language teachers in advising, supporting or integrating language in…

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The role of Arts – PYP – Category 3: Virtual

29th April 2022 @ 9:00 am - 1st May 2022 @ 4:00 pm

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 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, assessment, the significant role…

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Play-based Learning – PYP – Category 3: Virtual

29th April 2022 @ 9:00 am - 1st May 2022 @ 4:00 pm

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 well as…

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June 2022

Approaches to Learning – PYP, MYP, DP, CP – Category 3: Virtual

17th June 2022 @ 9:00 am - 19th June 2022 @ 4:00 pm

RECOMMENDED FOR: All educators, IB coordinators and school leaders or decision makers at any point in their journey as life-long learners. What skills positively influence and support a student’s approach to life-long learning? All IB programmes develop the approaches to learning (ATL) skill categories of communication, social, self-management, research and thinking. Develop a deeper understanding of ATL as a way for students to acquire and use skills developed over time in order to access learning. Consider contemporary research to apply…

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Extended essay in focus: A one-day intensive – DP – Category 3: VIRTUAL

18th June 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Date: Saturday 18th June 2022 Delivery: Virtually - using a bespoke online learning platform   Recommended for: New and experienced teachers who are or will become extended essay supervisors. This workshop is a one-day introduction to extended essay supervision, supplementary to and different from the existing category 3 workshop, The role of the supervisor in the extended essay. It is designed for both new and experienced Diploma Programme (DP) teachers who are or will become extended essay supervisors. The aim…

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