Edna Sackson

Concept driven inquiry learning

There is a buzz in the room as 11 year olds sit in groups around large sheets of butcher paper, talking animatedly. I like visiting this classroom, seeing how the two teachers collaborate and the children engage in their learning. Today they are brainstorming the big ideas in Sharing the Planet, one of the transdisciplinary themes in […]

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Criteria

It’s no secret that our PYP practitioners are among the most dedicated and innovative teachers around. This section of the new ’SharingPYP blog’ is your space to share tips, advice and strategies for successful learner centred practice(s) for use inside the classroom and beyond. Why not share your expertise and help new PYP educators learn […]

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The PYP review graphic above illustrates that the process is, as with all IB activities, focused on learner outcomes within a global context.
The six key themes for exploration and consultation featured around the Learner Profile, will be explained more fully in the consultation paper due to be published on the OCC in February.

Review process

The PYP review graphic above illustrates that the process is, as with all IB activities, focused on learner outcomes within a global context. The six key themes for exploration and consultation featured around the Learner Profile, will be explained more fully in the consultation paper due to be published on the OCC in February. Briefly, […]

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FAQs about the review

For queries on programme implementation, please contact ibid@ibo.org Frequently Asked Questions about the PYP review (updated January 2014): Why is the PYP being reviewed? The IB embarks upon a regular period of evaluation and review for all programmes to ensure that they remain distinctive, relevant and of the highest possible quality for current and future […]

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Review update

In 2012, the Primary Years Programme (PYP) entered into a comprehensive and rigorous seven-phase review process. The review offers an ideal opportunity for the IB to examine, enhance and strengthen the PYP curriculum framework at a time of fast paced change, when international-mindedness and access to a high quality primary education are more important than […]

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