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November 2019

Play-based learning – PYP – Category 3 – FULLY BOOKED

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - November 17 @ 12:45 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 – FULLY BOOKED

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - November 17 @ 12:45 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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Concept driven learners – PYP – Category 2 – FULLY BOOKED

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - November 17 @ 12:45 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Experienced Primary Years Programme (PYP) teachers, coordinators and school leaders. A transdisciplinary, concept-driven curriculum supports the development of students’ understanding of complex ideas. Build your capability to design and evidence or assess concept-based learning that leads to depth and rigour in student thinking within and across subjects. You will investigate how the programme of inquiry promotes a school-wide vision for concept-driven learning, and, with the planning process, creates opportunities for students to make connections and transfer understanding from…

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February 2020

Making the PYP Happen in the early years: Implementing Agency – PYP – Category 1

7th February 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 9th February 2020 @ 12:45 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: All Primary Years Programme (PYP) teachers (early years, primary years, new to PYP and with some experience of the PYP). This workshop invites you to inquire into your own teaching practices and reflect on how you can develop the capabilities of a PYP teacher. By exploring the PYP framework, you will connect how voice, choice and ownership are recognized and developed in all members of the IB community. You will be supported in your understanding of learning and…

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Your exhibition – PYP – Category 2

7th February 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 9th February 2020 @ 12:45 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Experienced Primary Years Programme (PYP) teachers, coordinators and school leaders. This workshop engages you in an inquiry into the varied purposes and practices of your exhibition. Develop your understanding of the agentic role students have in leading and taking action on their learning. Explore, create and share a range of tools and strategies which help optimize the experience for students in the PYP and that set the scene for a collaborative inquiry into issues of local, national and…

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The role of the coordinator – PYP – Category 3

7th February 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 9th February 2020 @ 12:45 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Current Primary Years Programme (PYP) coordinators, who may be either newly appointed or experienced coordinators. This workshop looks at the role of the PYP coordinator in documentation, organizing professional development opportunities, and managing complex relationships, resource management and communication with a range of stakeholders. All of these responsibilities are integral to the successful implementation of the programme. The workshop will provide opportunities for reviewing new and existing publications, curriculum mapping, policy writing and reviewing the guidelines for verification…

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Leading the learning in PYP schools – PYP – Category 1

7th February 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 9th February 2020 @ 12:45 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Primary Years Programme (PYP) coordinators, school leaders and heads of school. A PYP leadership team evaluates its actions for improving learning and teaching and the well-being of its learning community. This workshop supports you to create the culture and conditions of a PYP school by considering the choices you make, the actions you take and the impact on student learning. You will examine the needs of the learner, learning and teaching, and your learning community to implement a…

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June 2020

Building for the future – PYP – Category 3

12th June 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 14th June 2020 @ 12:45 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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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…

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November 2020

Your Exhibition – PYP – Category 2

13th November 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 15th November 2020 @ 12:45 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Experienced Primary Years Programme (PYP) teachers, coordinators and school leaders. This workshop engages you in an inquiry into the varied purposes and practices of your exhibition. Develop your understanding of the agentic role students have in leading and taking action on their learning. Explore, create and share a range of tools and strategies which help optimize the experience for students in the PYP and that set the scene for a collaborative inquiry into issues of local, national and…

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Leading the Learning – PYP – Category 1

13th November 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 15th November 2020 @ 12:45 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Primary Years Programme (PYP) coordinators, school leaders and heads of school. A PYP leadership team evaluates its actions for improving learning and teaching and the well-being of its learning community. This workshop supports you to create the culture and conditions of a PYP school by considering the choices you make, the actions you take and the impact on student learning. You will examine the needs of the learner, learning and teaching, and your learning community to implement a…

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Head of School – PYP – Category 1

13th November 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 15th November 2020 @ 12:45 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Primary Years Programme (PYP) coordinators, school leaders and heads of school. A PYP leadership team evaluates its actions for improving learning and teaching and the well-being of its learning community. This workshop supports you to create the culture and conditions of a PYP school by considering the choices you make, the actions you take and the impact on student learning. You will examine the needs of the learner, learning and teaching, and your learning community to implement a…

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Building for the future – PYP – Category 3

13th November 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 15th November 2020 @ 12:45 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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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…

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The Role of Arts – PYP – Category 3

13th November 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 15th November 2020 @ 12:45 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 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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Learning diversity and inclusion – DP, CP, MYP, PYP – Category 3

27th November 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 29th November 2020 @ 12:45 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Educators, programme coordinators, school leaders, learning support teachers and consultants and any member of the school community who is committed to increasing access and participation across the four programmes. What is inclusion according to the IB and what does it take to be an inclusive school? Inclusive education is a whole school approach to education and it is supported by the United Nations under human rights and social justice. By demystifying inclusion, this workshop will help: develop an…

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February 2021

Your Exhibition – PYP – Category 2

12th February 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 14th February 2021 @ 12:45 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Experienced Primary Years Programme (PYP) teachers, coordinators and school leaders. This workshop engages you in an inquiry into the varied purposes and practices of your exhibition. Develop your understanding of the agentic role students have in leading and taking action on their learning. Explore, create and share a range of tools and strategies which help optimize the experience for students in the PYP and that set the scene for a collaborative inquiry into issues of local, national and…

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Social and emotional learning – PYP – Category 3

12th February 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 14th February 2021 @ 12:45 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

12th February 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 14th February 2021 @ 12:45 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

12th February 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 14th February 2021 @ 12:45 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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Making the PYP happen: implementing agency – PYP – Category 1

12th February 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 14th February 2021 @ 12:45 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: All Primary Years Programme (PYP) teachers (early years, primary years, new to PYP and with some experience of the PYP). This workshop invites you to inquire into your own teaching practices and reflect on how you can develop the capabilities of a PYP teacher. By exploring the PYP framework, you will connect how voice, choice and ownership are recognized and developed in all members of the IB community. You will be supported in your understanding of learning and…

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Concept-driven learners – PYP – Category 2

12th February 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 14th February 2021 @ 12:45 pm
University of Warwick Conference Centre, Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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Recommended for: Experienced Primary Years Programme (PYP) teachers, coordinators and school leaders. A transdisciplinary, concept-driven curriculum supports the development of students’ understanding of complex ideas. Build your capability to design and evidence or assess concept-based learning that leads to depth and rigour in student thinking within and across subjects. You will investigate how the programme of inquiry promotes a school-wide vision for concept-driven learning, and, with the planning process, creates opportunities for students to make connections and transfer understanding from…

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March 2021

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

26th March 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 28th March 2021 @ 12:45 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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