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Agency in the Planning Process

Agency in the planning process

This article explores how agency in the planning process is expressed through listening, dialogue and the educators desire to nurture playfulness, participation and learning through play.

Olga Iakovleva, headteacher and PYP Coordinator, English Playschoool Moscow, Russia

English Playschool—Part 1

Four schools at different stages of their IB journey will share their approach to understanding and implementing the Primary Years Programme enhancements in their own context. Here is the first story in the series that features a candidate school in Russia and illustrates how they began exploring the enhanced content.


Creativity and thinking outside “the box”

This article challenges the idea that being creative means “to think outside the box”. It argues that early years students need to develop a solid understanding of rules and frameworks as well as skills in order to engage in successful creative processes.