1 of EDES9506, EDUC9821 has been successfully completed
This topic offered as online study is intended for teachers in IB World Schools offering or planning to offer the IB or wishing to work in IB schools internationally or in their home country or aspiring to leadership in curriculum design, pedagogy and collaborative practice in IB schools or seeking enhanced professional satisfaction gained from deeper understanding of IB philosophy, principles and practices. Participants in this course will study the philosophy, origins and current requirements of the IB. They will study the philosophical and values based principles that underpin the IB and the complex implications of the term ‘international education. Students are expected to participate in the online learning environment through blogs, collaborative exercises, assignments and independent study.
The aim of this topic is:
To develop knowledge of the philosophical and values based principles that underpin the IB programmes
To provide a philosophical foundation for understanding how IB programmes are planned, implemented and evaluated
To develop reflective practices, collaborative learning and collegial activities in support of the aims and objectives of IB programmes.
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic, students will be expected to be able to:
Critically analyse and appraise the values, philosophy and essential features of the IB programme continuum including International education, classroom diversity, and the relationship between the four IB programmes
Analyse and appraise how at least one of the IB curriculum frameworks applies to their own context Engage in reflective practice regarding IB programme planning, implementation and evaluation
Undertake and evaluate their own collaborative online learning practices that promote IB learning outcomes.
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2020 are no longer published.
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