Comments about Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Stud.(Internat. Baccalaureate) - On Campus - Parkville - Victoria
Students who have completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Studies (International Baccalaureate) should be able to: * Demonstrate the essential knowledge and skills to perform competently as an IB teacher; * Comprehend the intellectual, social and psychological aspects of their IB work with learners and synthesise theory and practice; * Understand the key concepts of IB curriculum policy formation and IB curriculum development; * Evaluate and use constructive criticism of their own work and of the institutions in which they teach; * Develop theoretical understandings of the International Baccalaureate; and * Demonstrate an understanding of curriculum delivery modes of the IB as a model for professional learning.
Teachers currently teaching in IB schools, those wishing to teach in IB schools or wanting to develop networks between IB schools.
Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Stud.(Internat. Baccalaureate)
Subject Semester Credit Points
460-629 Introduction to the IB Diploma Programme
This subject introduces participants to the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP),as a philosophy and framework for learning and teaching. It examines the essential elements of the DP curriculum including concepts of balance and flexibil... Semester 1 12.50
460-631 Assessment & Reporting in the IB Diploma
This subject investigates the integral role of assessment and reporting for learning and teaching. Participants will develop theoretical and practical understanding of the principles of assessment, focussing on assessment as a tool to promote student... Semester 2 12.50
460-632 IB Diploma Specialist Disciplines
This subject will not be available in 2009 12.50
460-630 The Diploma Programme Hexagon
This subject investigates the role of the DP hexagon and its constituent parts in the design and structure of a balanced and flexible curriculum. Key issues will include challenges for learning and teaching in relation to: breadth/depth/specialisatio... Semester 2 12.50