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July 2018

DP Music (Category 1)

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - July 8 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: 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 enroll 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 the DP programme model…

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MYP Heads of School/IB coordinators: Delivering the MYP curriculum (Category 2)

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - July 8 @ 1:00 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. Experienced MYP school leaders should enroll in this category 2 workshop as part of their continued professional development. Participants collaborate and reflect on leadership strategies to enhance the ongoing implementation of the programme by all members of the school community. This workshop encourages participants to: explore leadership models that further collaboration and collegiality evaluate teaching, learning and assessment practices through a concept-based curriculum that ignites inquiry, action and reflection in global…

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DP Visual arts (Category 2)

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - July 8 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: DP subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enroll 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 developing strategies to…

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DP Sports, exercise and health science (Category 2)

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - July 8 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: DP subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enroll 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  developing strategies to…

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DP Psychology (Category 1)

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - July 8 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: 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 enroll 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 the DP programme…

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DP Geography (Category 1)

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - July 8 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: 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 enroll 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 the DP programme model…

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DP Environmental systems and societies (Category 1)

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - July 8 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: 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 enroll 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 the DP programme…

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CP Coordinators (Category 1)

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - July 8 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: New IB educators associated with DP and/or CP will benefit including administrators, CAS coordinators, CP service learning coordinators, teachers from every discipline and subject, and counsellors.   The purpose of this workshop is to build on existing experience and knowledge, so you can improve the way the CP is implemented in your school and prepare for future changes to the CP. In this workshop you will reflect on your experience of CP delivery in your own educational…

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DP Business management (Category 1)

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - July 8 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for:   Recommended for: 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 enroll 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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MYP Building self-directed learners through approaches to learning (Category 3)

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - July 8 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: 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 others. ATL…

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DP Coordination (Category 1)

July 6 @ 1:00 pm - July 9 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: 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 authorized 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 and administration facets of…

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October 2018

DP History (Category 2)

October 12 @ 8:00 am - October 14 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: DP subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enroll 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  developing strategies to improve…

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Beyond the Disciplines (Category 2)

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - October 14 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: K-12 educators, heads of school/IB coordinators How do we provide teaching and learning opportunities that reflect the unity of knowledge within, between and across disciplines? Learning beyond the disciplines highlights the interrelatedness of knowledge that gives students opportunities to construct, internalize and transfer meaning and understanding. Explore the relationships and shared concepts of disciplinary, multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary learning. Engage in activities that synthesize concepts related to ways of knowing while learning how to develop enduring understandings that…

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DP Theory of Knowledge (Category 2)

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - October 14 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: DP TOK teachers who have prepared students for at least one exam session as part of the DP and are keen to improve the CAS experience in the DP. This workshop is designed for participants who are keen to improve the teaching and learning experience in the TOK classroom. The workshop will focus on: assessing the links between IB Programme standards and practices (January 2014) to enhance the teaching and learning experience exploring strategies to improve student access…

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DP Strategies to increase DP cohort sizes (Category 3)

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - October 14 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Heads of school, 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 Diploma Programme (DP) develops a range of skills for students. It appeals to students with interests in a broad range of subjects. This workshop emphasizes a vast understanding on what exactly is an accessible…

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PYP 3- to 5-year olds (Category 3)

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - October 14 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Teachers and coordinators in the early years. Inquiry extends beyond asking and answering questions. It is provoked through a stimulating environment, where the teacher acts as guide, facilitator and co-learner. In this workshop, you will explore the importance of environment through considering how it shapes learners, how the way we structure space and time reflects what we believe about children’s learning, and what learning is “important.” You will develop an understanding of how mathematics and language concepts can…

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DP CAS: The transforming power of experiential learning (Category 3)

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - October 14 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: IB DP CAS supervisors who are already familiar with the CAS component, have completed a category 1 workshop and wish to explore the singular contribution of CAS. This workshop will provide you with an opportunity to share and reflect on your CAS experiences as well as to deepen your knowledge about the experiential learning framework. You will develop project methodology and reflection activities and explore links between CAS, TOK and other DP subjects. You will strategize about how…

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

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - October 14 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: School leaders, 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 models of optional external…

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DP Coordination (Category 1)

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - October 14 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: 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 authorized 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 and administration facets of the role,…

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DP Chemistry (Category 2)

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - October 14 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: DP subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enroll 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 developing strategies to improve…

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DP Biology (Category 2)

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - October 14 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: DP subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enroll 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 developing strategies to improve…

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PYP The Exhibition (Category 2)

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - October 14 @ 1:00 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 with the varied resources, readings and tools to optimize the exhibition for students in the PYP. You will explore the importance of enduring understandings and how the students’ voices 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 exhibition experiences and develop a conceptual…

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DP Approaches to teaching and learning for DP/CP coordinators and pedagogical leaders (Category 3)

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - October 14 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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  Recommended for: Experienced DP/CP coordinators and teachers who wish to learn more about implementing approaches to teaching and learning in the DP/CP in the context of their school.   This workshop will first briefly introduce the new element of the DP/CP—approaches to teaching and learning (ATL) before giving you an opportunity to discuss implementation of these elements in your school’s context. This will be done by examining past and current experience with ATL-style skills, assessment, unit planning and curriculum…

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DP Environmental systems and societies (Category 2)

October 26 @ 8:00 am - October 28 @ 5:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: DP subject teachers who have prepared students for at least one DP exam session in that specific subject. Educators should enroll 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 developing strategies to improve…

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PYP The Written Curriculum (Category 2)

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - October 28 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: PYP teachers and coordinators. The PYP definition of curriculum includes the written, taught and assessed curriculum and the interdependent relationship of the three. Teachers and students share the responsibility for curriculum development. This workshop focuses on the layers of the written curriculum—the programme of inquiry, unit planners and scope and sequence documents—and the direct impact they have on each other and on student learning. During the workshop, you will examine the role of key concepts, related concepts and…

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PYP Programme of inquiry: A strategy to support school’s self-assessment (Category 2)

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - October 28 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: PYP coordinators, year-level leaders and area-level leaders. Schools are encouraged to consider sending two people from their staff. This workshop addresses the PYP requirement that schools have a system for regular review and refinement of the programme of inquiry. You will come away with clear criteria for evaluating a programme of inquiry document and a suggested process to carry out a school-wide selfassessment, which is central to the written curriculum in a school. The programme of inquiry transcends…

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PYP The vital role of the teaching assistant in the PYP (Category 3)

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - October 28 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Teaching assistants in candidate and authorized PYP schools, and non-IB teaching assistants. The course is suitable for all teaching assistants, learning support assistants and others who support learning in all settings and at all stages. As a teaching assistant (TA), how can you contribute to teaching and learning effectively? What are the characteristics of effective partnerships between teachers and TAs? TAs work alongside teachers, helping students to get the most out of the teaching and learning in the…

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DP Sports, exercise and health science (Category 1)

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - October 28 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: 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 enroll 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 the DP programme model…

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MYP Language acquisition: Delivering the MYP curriculum (Category 2)

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - October 28 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: MYP subject-group teachers. Subject-group teachers should enroll in a category 2 workshop in their particular subject area. Teachers from candidate and authorized 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. Participants collaborate and reflect on effective teaching, learning and assessment strategies in each of the MYP subject groups. These workshops encourage participants to: take a collaborative approach to the…

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DP Language Ab Initio (Category 1) – New Syllabus

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - October 28 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: 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 enroll 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 the DP programme model…

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CP Coordinators (Category 2)

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - October 28 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: New IB educators associated with DP and/or CP will benefit including administrators, CAS coordinators, CP service learning coordinators, teachers from every discipline and subject, and counsellors. The purpose of this workshop is to build on existing experience and knowledge, so you can improve the way the CP is implemented in your school and prepare for future changes to the CP. In this workshop you will reflect on your experience of CP delivery in your own educational context and…

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DP Creativity, Activity, Service (Category 2)

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - October 28 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Educators with at least one year of experience in the role of CAS coordinator who are keen to improve the CAS experience in the DP. The workshop will focus on: assessing the relevant links between IB Programme standards and practices (January 2014) to enhance the teaching and learning experience exploring and sharing strategies to enhance current CAS programmes understanding the interaction between CAS and subjects in the DP to help students make cross-disciplinary links studying the dynamic nature…

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DP Coordination (Category 2)

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - October 28 @ 1:00 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: This workshop is for DP coordinators with at least one year of experience in the role. This workshop is designed for to help DP coordinators in an IB World School reflect on and improve the quality of DP delivery. The workshop will focus on: assessing the links between IB Programme standards and practices (January 2014) and effective school practices, structures and policies creating strategies to support DP coordinators become more effective in their role developing an efficient use…

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