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The PYP exhibition: Sharing the planet

This article is a detailed description of grade 5 students’ journey of discovery and learning in relation to the PYP exhibition. The students and teachers of grade 5 always await the most interesting part of the academic year which is the exhibition unit. It is the unit in which each and every concept, attitude, profile […]

Jennifer Fenton

PYP exhibition: Embarking on a learning journey

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.  ~Alvin Toffler Being an educator, I often hear people describe themselves as learners as well as teachers. I have said it myself (usually during one of those workshops where you have to […]

Jack Little

Student-led conferences: Putting the students’ learning first

“This year, our PYP school decided to make the step from traditional teacher-parent reports day to student-led conference from primary grades 1 to 5. According the IB guidelines: “Student-led conferences involve the student and the parents. The students are responsible for leading the conference, and also take responsibility for their learning by sharing the process […]

Rebecca Clements

The PYP exhibition

“In my role as ‘Teaching and Learning’ advisor at the English Schools Foundation, I am privileged to work alongside many passionate teachers as they plan and implement their exhibition units. This time of the year is my favourite, as I see evidence of students exhibiting the attributes of the IB learner profile that have been […]