Certificate

Graduate Certificate in International Education (IB)

Overview

What you will learn

Theories and concepts of the IB philosophy

You will develop a deep understanding of the philosophy of the IB, international education, values education, and the centrality of the Learner Profile, as well as exploring theoretical implications of international mindedness in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme.

Tools and strategies for assessing student learning

You will learn the tools and strategies for assessing student learning and the extent to which these encourage critical thinking and meet the diverse needs of students.

The ability to design and critique curriculum

You’ll obtain the skills to design and critique curricula that incorporates PYP, MYP and/or DP standards and practices, and addresses the objectives of subject specific and core element related learning.

Course structure

To gain the Graduate Certificate in International Education (IB) Programme you must complete 50 points comprised of:

  • Two core subjects
  • Two specialisation subjects within one specialisation.

Workload

The estimated hours required for each subject is between 15 -19 hours per week, but this varies for each student and depends on your task management and planning, familiarity with the material, reading style and speed. Please note, we also highly recommend that you attend the weekly webinar.

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