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Economics (NEW Syllabus) - Category: 1

10 - 12 September - Dubai International Academy Barsha, Dubai 10-12 Sept 2020

In association with Innoventures Education Training Centre. Includes 15 hours of expert tuition over 2.5 days, with full resources and great food and refreshments

About this Workshop


To provide professional development and assistance to subject-specific educators from either a school that has decided to apply for IB authorization or those that are new or recently appointed to a school with an existing IB Diploma Programme.



  • Teachers of economics from schools that have taken the decision to apply to offer the Diploma Programme
  • New or recently appointed economics teachers from IB World Schools



The workshop should encourage and enable participants to:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the IB organization: its history, mission statement, learner profile, IB continuum, the international dimension and university recognition
  • Use elements of the IB Programme standards and practices (standards A, B and C) as a guide for decisions regarding implementation of the programme
  • Consider the impact of the centrality of the IB learner profile and approaches to teaching and learning in the DP model
  • Explore the links between economics and theory of knowledge (TOK), creativity, activity, service (CAS) and the extended essay (EE)
  • Develop an understanding of student and teacher questions to guide inquiry (factual, conceptual and debatable)
  • Design course outlines that align with curriculum requirements, aims and objectives of the subject, IB terminology and standards C1–C4 (see the Guide to school authorization: Diploma Programme)
  • Consider an overview of authorization process: timeline, application forms (candidacy and authorization), consultation, verification visit and professional development requirements (see the Guide to school authorization: Diploma Programme)
  • Articulate the assessment requirements for economics
  • Discuss the design principles of summative assessment task(s) in relation to the subject group requirements and objectives
  • Create formative assessment tasks that will equip students with the required factual, procedural and conceptual knowledge that support the summative assessment task(s)
  • Use assessment criteria to make judgments about student achievement (criterion-related, best fit)
  • Discuss and select suitable texts and resources that support teaching and learning in an IB classroom
  • Explore the nature of the extended essay and the role of the supervisor, to include reference to world studies interdisciplinary extended essay
  • Explore the role of reflection in the extended essay, the mandatory reflection sessions and the Reflections on planning and progress form (RPPF)
  • Promote the importance of academic honesty
  • Interact with and explore the subject-specific teaching and learning resources (TSMs) on the programme resource centre

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Workshop Costs
Fee explained Cost
Regular Confirmed Price £820.00 plus VAT ADD TO CART
Premium Late Booking Price £920.00 plus VAT
Workshop Venue
Dubai International Academy Al Barsha
Innoventures Education Training Centre
Al Barsha Road, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 524 4800
Local Dial: 04 524 4800