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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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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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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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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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