Cat: 3 | Managing the extended essay

26 - 28 Jan 2024 | FACE to FACE - Dubai
The International Baccalaureate (IB)
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 primarily intended for EE/IB Coordinators (and librarians) who oversee the implementation of the Extended Essay in a school though the sessions will also cover all substantive elements of an EE (e.g. interpreting the criteria, designing research questions, writing/research approaches, marking an EE etc) so will be of use to EE supervisors also.


  • Ready-to-go materials and approaches to delivering an EE programme (timelines, support sessions, research techniques etc)
  • Opportunity to design an EE calendar with support sessions built-in
  • Guide to helping students move from the planning stages to the final completion of the EE
  • A training programme on academic honesty for staff and students
Workshop Leader(s)
Kosta Lekanides

Kosta is currently a Deputy Headteacher and Head of Sixth Form at JESS, Dubai (UAE) where, for over a decade, he has taught History and Theory of Knowledge along with supporting many students with the Extended Essay process. Kosta is…

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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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