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Economics - Category: 1

16 - 18 April - Raffles World Academy, Dubai, UAE April 2020

15 hours of expert tuition over 2.5 days, with full resources and great food and refreshments

About this Workshop

OVERALL PURPOSE OF 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.

 

RECOMMENDED AUDIENCE

  • 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

 

LEARNING EXPECTATIONS

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 Leader
Rania Jibai
Rania Jibai
Rania has teaching and coordination experience with a BA, MA and teaching diploma in Economics from the American University of Beirut (AUB). She holds a successful 18-year track record of teaching the IBDP Economics course in a prominent school in…

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Additional Workshop & Subject Information
Workshop Venue
Raffles World Academy (RWA)
Al Marcup Street (formerly Street 7), Umm Suqeim 3, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 4271351/2
Local Dial: 04 427 1351/2