Middle Years Programme (MYP) webinar
Join us for this webinar on Wednesday 29 November at 14.00 (GMT) to learn about the Middle Years Programme and how it encourages students to become active, internationally minded learners.
The IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) is designed for students aged 11 to 16. It provides a framework of learning that encourages students to become creative, critical and reflective thinkers. The MYP emphasizes intellectual challenge, encouraging students to make connections between their studies in traditional subjects and the real world.
- build confidence in managing their own learning
- inquire into a wide range of issues and ideas of significance locally, nationally and globally
- develop an understanding of global challenges and a commitment to act as responsible citizens
What does the webinar cover?
- What an IB Education is
- Introduction of the MYP and how it works
- An introduction to the MYP eAssessment: a reliable, globally consistent and highly innovative assessment model
- Examples of success stories
Learn about the benefits and impact the programme has had on students in this free webinar.
Title: “Middle Years Programme: Making connections between the school and the real world”
Date: Wednesday 29 November 2017
Time: 14.00 (GMT)
“The MYP contributes to the development of student capacities, their independence, and their ability to research, to look for information, to filter the information they are able to find, the preparation of the same, extracting conclusions.”
Dr Luis Rey Goñi,
Head Teacher, Colegio de San Francisco de Paula, Seville
Meet our speakers
Development & Recognition Manager, Africa, Europe and Middle East
With her professional background in Arts and Humanities, Vedrana Pavletić has taken a number of IB Educator roles for the PYP and MYP and worked in schools across Europe and Asia, before joining the IB Global Centre in The Netherlands in 2014. As a Development and Recognition Manager, she is working with schools, associations, universities and governments to promote the IB and support the implementation of the programmes in a range of contexts in this region.
Head of school and MYP coordinator at Costeas-Geitonas School CGS
With degrees in Language Teaching and International Relations, Eleni Vasileiou has over 20 years of experience in education. She is currently based in Athens, Greece serving as the Head of School and MYP Coordinator at CGS, an IB World School offering the PYP, MYP and DP. In this capacity, she developed a vision for the MYP in a national school setting and successfully led the school through the MYP candidacy and authorization process.
Eleni has assumed various IBEN roles ranging from piloting services to developing and reviewing materials. She has also travelled widely within the AEM region to lead in-school and regional workshops for MYP teachers and to support schools, IB Associations and educators as they implement and develop the MYP.