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October 2021

Making the PYP happen: implementing agency – PYP – Category 1: Virtual

October 1 @ 9:00 am - October 3 @ 4:00 pm

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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Building for the future – PYP – Category 3: Virtual

October 1 @ 9:00 am - October 3 @ 4:00 pm

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 areas…

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November 2021

Your Exhibition – PYP – Category 2: Virtual

November 12 @ 9:00 am - November 14 @ 4:00 pm

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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Making the PYP Happen in the Early Years: implementing agency – PYP – Category 1: Virtual

November 26 @ 9:00 am - November 28 @ 4:00 pm

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 is recognized and developed in all members of the IB community. You will be supported in your understanding of learning and…

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April 2022

Concept-driven learners – PYP – Category 2: Virtual

1st April 2022 @ 9:00 am - 3rd April 2022 @ 4:00 pm

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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The role of Language – PYP – Category 3: Virtual

1st April 2022 @ 9:00 am - 3rd April 2022 @ 4:00 pm

RECOMMENDED FOR: Classroom teachers. All teachers are teachers of language. The Primary Years Programme (PYP) views all languages as equally important. This includes the language of instruction, mother tongue, English as a second language (ESL), English as an additional language (EAL) and host-country languages. This workshop explores the fluid nature of language learning as a continuum, not developmentally tied to an age or stage. You will examine the varying roles of language teachers in advising, supporting or integrating language in…

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The role of Arts – PYP – Category 3: Virtual

29th April 2022 @ 9:00 am - 1st May 2022 @ 4:00 pm

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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Play-based Learning – PYP – Category 3: Virtual

29th April 2022 @ 9:00 am - 1st May 2022 @ 4:00 pm

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 well as…

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June 2022

Leading the learning – PYP – Category 1: Virtual

17th June 2022 @ 9:00 am - 19th June 2022 @ 4:00 pm

Required for Coordinators; encouraged for members of the pedagogical leadership team, librarians, specialists, deans of students, counsellors, year level leaders/heads of department, section leaders, heads, inclusion specialists and career or guidance specialists. This workshop will support learning leaders to create the culture and conditions of a Primary Years Programme (PYP) school by considering the school’s choices and actions and their impact on student learning. Building on this understanding, leaders will consider the ways in which they will place learning at…

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