Cat: 2 | Biology

18 - 20 Nov 2024 | VIRTUAL - 08:30-13:30 UK time
The International Baccalaureate (IB)

(+20% UK VAT applicable for UK schools only). A late booking surcharge will be applied to all bookings made within 10 days of a workshop start date.

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 designed for participants who are keen to improve the teaching and learning experience in the DP classroom. The workshop will enable you to:

  • unpack elements of the IB Programme standards and practices as a guide for decisions regarding delivery of the subject 
  • review and share strategies that support successful collaborative planning and reflection which deepen links with the DP core—theory of knowledge (TOK), CAS and EE 
  • consolidate understanding of the nature of the extended essay and the role of the supervisor, to include reference to world studies interdisciplinary extended essay 
  • examine the connection between their chosen subject, the approaches to teaching and learning and the learner profile while promoting international-mindedness 
  • create teaching and learning strategies that develop self- regulated and metacognitive learners 
  • design appropriate inquiry-based lessons and activities for their subject 
  • discuss strategies for addressing assessment-related challenges in the chosen subject 
  • understand how to arrive at a judgment using a common assessment task and published criteria 
  • analyse IB subject reports to promote student achievement 
  • discuss successful strategies for recording, reporting and monitoring 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) 
  • engage with and integrate current IB publications on the programme resource centre into the teaching of their subject 
  • discuss and share strategies to promote academic integrity 
  • interact with and explore the TSM and subject-specific teaching and learning resources on the programme resource centre and in the programme communities throughout the curriculum life cycle 
  • participate in professional learning communities within and beyond your school to facilitate the transfer of professional development 
  • reflect on the teacher’s role in programme evaluation, particularly how to highlight horizontal and vertical in- school planning
Workshop Leader(s)
Suheir Sleiman

Suheir graduated from AUB with a master's degree in Human Physiology and has been teaching Biology since 1992.  She teaches the Biology national program as well as the IBDP program to students in grades 11 and 12 at ACS Beirut, and has presented…

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Suheir Sleiman
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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