International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme
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- 28 Aug 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify the language and culture specific to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP).
- evaluate the Primary Years Programme learning environment through discussion with current PYP practitioners.
- create a programme of inquiry covering all transdisciplinary themes and age groups.
- design a Primary Years Programme planner which elaborates on the Programme of Inquiry.
- reflect on collaborative processes.
- Beliefs, values and concepts that drive the Primary Years Programme
- PYP: the Written Curriculum
- PYP: the Taught Curriculum
- PYP: the Assessed Curriculum
- Synthesising learning in the PYP and linking to the Australian curriculum
You won't be able to enrol into this subject if you've already successfully completed or currently enrolled in the following subject(s) as they are considered anti-requisites due to the similarity of the content.
No additional requirements
This unit builds on the work covered in the Introduction to the International Baccalaureate Programme unit. It provides an overview to the key theories and principles relating to the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme. There is a focus on transdisciplinary themes and planning and assessing programmes of inquiry.
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- Report on practitioner interview (20%)
- Plan for a programme of inquiry (40%)
- Lesson plans for a unit of inquiry (40%)
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