Cat: 3 | History: A focus on internal assessment

13 - 15 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


Experienced DP History teachers who are interested in improving their understanding of the internal assessment requirements of the current subject guide (first assessment 2017). This workshop would also be appropriate for new teachers who have already gained experience with the history syllabus.

The areas covered in the workshop will include understanding the nature and requirements of the internally assessed component of history, the content, characteristics and presentation of the internal assessment reports written by candidates, understanding the assessment criteria for internal assessment reports in history and academic honesty in internal assessment. You will investigate and discuss ideas that assist students and teachers in meeting the requirements of history internal assessment and simulate assessing examples of internal assessment. Additionally, you will develop resources and strategies that can be used with students to encourage and guide them in meeting the requirements of internal assessment in history and the assessment of reports with a discussion of the marks awarded.

Workshop Leader(s)
Alex Bast

Alex has ample experience both as an IB DP History teacher, as well as a Diploma Program coordinator. He holds a BA in Political Science from Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona and from the University of Pennsylvania, a MA in…

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Alex Bast
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