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Cat: 3 | Concepts and Inquiry in the DP/CP

27 - 29 Feb 2024 | VIRTUAL - 08:30-13:30 UK time
STANDARD FEE £695.00

(+20% UK VAT applicable for UK schools only)

Workshop Format

Featuring 12 hours of intensive, live interactive virtual workshops plus up to 3 hours offline; over 3 consecutive days with 4 hours of synchronous workshop per day.  Fully authorised and certified by the IB.  Delivered virtually by IB-trained expert workshop leaders on ZOOM.

Timings: 09:00-13:30 UK time each day with a pre-workshop set-up meeting starting at 08:30 UK time on Day 1.

About the workshop

This workshop is recommended for Diploma Programme (DP) and Career-related Programme (CP) teachers who are new to teaching through inquiry and concepts, and those who would like to learn more about planning lessons with concepts and inquiry central to students’ learning experience.

With the introduction of approaches to teaching and learning in the programme model, this workshop provides a forum for DP/ CP teachers to develop their understanding of the transferable and universal nature of concepts and inquiry so that they take a more constructivist approach to teaching in the DP/CP classroom. Throughout the workshop, you will be exposed to strategies that challenge practices of focusing on isolated facts rather than the underlying conceptual connections. You will be guided through the process of backward planning through learning opportunities, actual content of courses and students’ skill development. Activities will be structured so that you model a practical inquiry appropriate for the Diploma Programme or Career-related Programme level using student-generated guiding questions. The workshop will be underpinned by current research in the education field through guided reading with opportunities to discuss and reflect on understanding. There will also be an opportunity to work on individual unit plans and gain feedback from other participants so that you leave the workshop with a practical solution for improving classroom practice.

Workshop Leader(s)
Barbara Stefanics

Barbara Stefanics has been involved with the IB Diploma Programme since 1982 and ITGS since 1990 in a wide range of roles: IB educator, workshop leader, member of curriculum reviews for ITGS and Digital Society, DP examiner, DP Consultant and Verification…


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Barbara Stefanics
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.

If you have any queries regarding your booking, please contact us at admin@ibicus.org.uk