Developing a curriculum for IB Diploma Programme Geography

Who this course is for

Educators who are (or about to start) teaching IB DP geography

Course date and location

London Heathrow – Saturday 14 June 2014 (online booking closed)


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Course overview

This course will bring together International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme geography teachers to discuss and share ideas about structuring, resourcing and delivering the IB DP geography course, including its core content, optional themes, internal assessment and higher level unit.

You will leave with fresh ideas to develop for the new academic year.

Delegate reviews

“Super sessions with resource ideas – very informative”

“Great to have so many fresh ideas”

Prices

Registration fees include all course materials, refreshments and lunch.

GA Personal/Group/Concessionary Member: £180
New Member Package*: £282
Non-member: £305

*Includes course fee and one year's GA membership for your school to Geography.

Aims and outcomes

  • To consider how we can make the best use of ICT in IB DP geography lessons, as both an information source and learning tool
  • To look at the teaching of the IB DP geography course’s core content – patterns and change
  • To review how we can support students throughout the course by coaching their exam technique, linking content and getting them to think more like geographers and IB students.

Course programme

09.30-10.00  Coffee and registration

10.00-11.30  Session 1 - A Lesson
Focusing on the effective use of ICT in the IB DP Geography classroom as an information source and a learning tool.

11.30-11.45  Refreshment break

11.45-13.15  Session 2 - A Unit
Focusing on the Patterns and Change core content. Examples, case studies, approaches and helping all your students to achieve.

13.15-14.00  Lunch

14.00-16.00  Session 3 - The Whole Course
Focusing on supporting students throughout the duration of the course by coaching their exam technique, linking the content together and trying to get them to think more like Geographers.

16.00  Close

Course presenter

Richard Allaway, author of geographyalltheway.com and Teacher of IB DP geography and Technology for Learning Co-ordinator at the International School of Geneva – Campus des Nations.

In association with geographyalltheway.com

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Got a question about this course?

Contact the GA's Events Manager Lucy Oxley (0114 296 0088) who will be happy to help.

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