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Language Ab Initio (generic) - 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

The Language ab-initio Cat.1 workshop is designed for teachers who have very little experience or are new to the Language ab-initio programme. During this workshop participants will get the opportunity to:

  • Develop and understanding the IB’s mission and philosophy, and the DP´s features, structure and components
  • Examine and reflect on the impact of the IB Learner Profile, International- mindedness and Academic Honesty on the Language ab initio course
  • Understand of the role and significance of TOK and CAS for the Language ab initio course and create opportunities for these components of the DP Core in Language ab-initio courses.
  • Analyse the optimal course sequence to allow for the design of an effective lesson plan
  • Become familiar with the assessment objectives and requirements for the different assessment components of the Language ab-initio course: Reading and listening (P2), Writing (P1), Oral.  
  • Reflect on what it is required for the development of skills that ensure success in all the assessment components
  • Become familiar with IB resources to support teachers in lesson design and teaching, as well as sharing resources and good practices for teaching of language ab-initio courses.

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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
Barbara Battaglino
Barbara Battaglino
  Barbara Battaglino is originally from Italy and holds s an Italian Honours Degree in Sciences of Education. She has taught IB Diploma languages (Italian A Literature/Italian B/Italian ab-initio and Spanish ab-initio) since 2008 in British schools, both in the…

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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