Cat: 2 | Librarians

26 - 28 Jan 2024 | FACE to FACE - Dubai
STANDARD FEE £940.00 + VAT (if applicable)

A late booking surcharge of £100 will be applied to all bookings made 10 days or less in advance of virtual workshops and 21 days or less in advance of face-to-face workshops

Workshop Format

This FACE-TO-FACE workshop event will take place at Dubai International Academy (DIA) Al Barsha, Dubai.

DIA Al Barsha is close to the the Mall of the Emirates and many hotels in the Al Barsha area which are within walking distance of the venue. The timings are 08:30-16:30 on Days 1 and 2 and 08:30-12:00 on Day 3.

About the workshop

This workshop is recommended for:


Librarians with at least one year of experience in the role within a Diploma Programme (DP) context.

This workshop is designed for those who wish to improve ways in which the library can support teaching and learning in the DP classroom. The workshop will focus on:

  • assessing the relevant links between IB Programme Standards and Practices to enhance the teaching and learning experience
  • developing strategies to help librarians become more effective in their role
  • exploring collaboration between librarian and teacher to support student achievement
  • maintaining a library that supports the DP
  • implementing DP policies and procedures affecting the librarian
  • examining forthcoming changes and updates that affect the implementation of the DP


The workshop centres on sharing of practice, so is unsuitable for inexperienced librarians or those who have little or no knowledge or experience of the Diploma Programme

Workshop Leader(s)
Alan Jacques

School librarian with a Masters in Information Science and 15 years’ experience collaborating with teachers and school leadership to improve Reading, Literacy, and Information Literacy.  My personal approach is to blend the best of traditional librarianship with new technology, with…

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Alan Jacques
About your booking

Once you have made your booking, you will receive an automatically generated BOOKING ACKNOWLEDGEMENT and an invoice (or a receipted invoice if you have paid by credit card). Shortly after that, once we have processed your booking, you will receive an email from us with further information.

Once we have confirmed that the workshop will go ahead we will send you a confirmation email and an information pack which tells you everything that you need to know about joining your sessions. The links to join your sessions will be sent to you by email around 2 days before your sessions start.

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