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Geography – DP – Category 1 & 2

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - October 4 @ 12:45 pm

Please Note: IBSCA is working with the IB to explore the possibility of offering our workshops in a virtual format in the event that they cannot be delivered face-to-face due to COVID-19. Please continue to apply for the workshops and we will be in touch once we have confirmation from the IB. 

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 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 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 programme resource centre to access IB publications and network with other IB educators.


This is a combined category 1 & 2 workshop so is suitable for the following delegates: 

Category 1

Choose Category 1 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 administrating the IB.
  • You are familiar with the IB subject guide (including assessment procedures, moderation) and would like greater confidence before teaching a course.
  • You have inherited a course and would like to review the subject content before teaching it to suit your own style and expertise.

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 2nd October – Sunday 4th October 2020
Venue: University of Warwick Conference Centre.
Registration: Anytime between 13:00 and 14:00 on Friday 2nd 
Finish time:

12:45 on Sunday 4th October 





October 2 @ 1:00 pm
October 4 @ 12:45 pm
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University of Warwick Conference Centre
Gibbet Hill Rd
Coventry, CV4 7AL United Kingdom
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