Cat: 2 | Economics (NEW Curriculum)

3 - 5 Mar 2022 |
The International Baccalaureate (IB)
STANDARD FEE £595.00 + VAT (if applicable)

A late booking surcharge of £100 will be applied to all bookings made 10 days or less in advance of a workshop

About the workshop


To provide a forum for experienced IB educators to focus on ways to improve programme delivery, assessment, teaching and learning.



Experienced economics teachers from IB World Schools



The workshop should encourage and enable participants to:

  • Consolidate understanding of key features that lead to successful implementation of the IB DP, including Approaches to teaching and learning
  • Unpack elements of the IB Programme standards and practices (C) as a guide for decisions regarding delivery of the programme
  • Engage with current IB publications on the programme resource centre and determine any changes to be integrated into the teaching of economics
  • Review and share strategies that support successful collaborative planning and reflection (standard C1) thus deepening links with theory of knowledge (TOK) and the learner profile while promoting an internationally minded learning environment
  • Create teaching and learning strategies that develop self-regulated learners and metacognitive thinkers
  • Discuss and share strategies to promote academic honesty
  • Design appropriate inquiry questions to guide inquiry (factual, conceptual and debatable)
  • Discuss any challenges associated with assessment of economics and consider strategies to address these
  • Standardize understanding of how to arrive at a judgment using a common assessment task and published criteria
  • Analyse assessment data and IB subject reports to promote student achievement
  • Discuss successful strategies for recording and reporting ongoing student progress in the subject group
  • Design formative learning engagements that will equip students with the required factual, procedural and conceptual knowledge that support the summative assessment task(s)
  • Consolidate understanding of the assessment and supervision requirements for the extended essay, including the mandatory reflection sessions and Reflections on planning and progress form (RPPF)
  • Use the resources available via the programme resource centre and contribute to the IB communities to foster global professional learning communities
  • Promote professional learning communities in school to facilitate the transfer of professional development
  • Reflect on the teacher’s role in programme evaluation
Workshop Leader(s)
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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Rania Jibai
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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IBICUS organises teacher training programmes for schools in over 130 countries around the world.

Originally established to support the IB Schools community, we have been authorised by the IBO to run their full range of official certified Professional Development teacher-training workshops since 2003. We also offer Masterclasses and Seminars for IB and non-IB schools and specialist training for individual schools.


All our workshops listed as starting at 09:00 UK time run to the same timetable:

Day 1 08:30-08:55 set up
  09:00-13:30 inc breaks
Day 2 09:00-13:30 inc breaks
Day 3 09:00-13:30 inc breaks


The entire 2021 calendar will be delivered virtually.

All of our workshops are intensive, interactive and delivered via ZOOM. Although it’s great to be in the same room, the intensive nature of our format (4 hours per day with short breaks) means that everyone really retains focus and stays on- point.