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DP Geography (Category 1) – NEW GUIDE

28th April 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 30th April 2017 @ 12:45 pm

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.

These workshops are designed to prepare participants to teach a specific DP subject in a manner that supports the IB mission statement and philosophy. Each workshop will focus on:

  • developing an understanding of the IB mission and philosophy through the DP programme model as a context for a holistic learning experience
  • the subject-specific guide and associated internal and external assessment requirements with practice marking activities of sample student work
  • structuring a course that integrates authentic assessment and encourages students to make links across the DP that will enhance their understanding
  • using the OCC to access IB publications and network with other IB educators.

Dates: Friday 28th – Sunday 30th April, 2017
Venue: University of Warwick Conference Centre.
Registration: Anytime between 13:00 and 14:00 on Friday 28th. Click here for schedule.
Finish time: 12:45 on Sunday 30th April.
Apply: please click here to fill in the simple online application form (OSC website).
Click here for information on the fees, travel and venue (OSC website).

Category 1: Developing expertise in new IB educators

Category 1 workshops provide professional development and assistance for schools that have decided to apply for IB authorisation, the process schools undertake to become IB World Schools. Educators who are new to a school with an existing IB programme, or those interested in joining an IB World School, should also consider category 1 workshops.

Participants will learn about:

  • the basic philosophy and curricular model of the programme
  • programme standards and practices appropriate to the participants’ role the appropriate framework for their programme of choice.


28th April 2017 @ 1:00 pm
30th April 2017 @ 12:45 pm
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University of Warwick Conference Centre
Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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