TOK: Helping students write strong TOK essays and assessing their work

  • PD Topic area: DP
  • Language: English
  • Level: Cat 3
This virtual event will feature a special guest speaker appearance by David J Harkin, CEO of global education company, 8billionideas.

IBAP Virtual PYP, DP & DP/CP Workshops in March 2022, (SGT) GMT +08:00  | Registration closing date for this event has been extended to 10 March 2022.

Information about virtual workshops including the cancellation policy here

Standard Fee: SGD 760
*PD registration fees include tax, with the exception of Dutch/Canadian schools and individuals, whose fees are subject to an additional Dutch/Canadian VAT.

Read our workshop category scenarios for guidance on which workshop category is right for you.


Workshop name PD Topic area â–² Language Level
Counselling (CANCELLED) DP English Cat 1
Creativity, activity, service DP English Cat 1
Environmental systems and societies (CANCELLED)) DP English Cat 1
Head of school DP Chinese Cat 1
Physics DP English Cat 1
Psychology DP English Cat 1
Spanish Ab Initio DP Spanish Cat 1
Sports, exercise and health science (CANCELLED) DP English Cat 1
Theory of knowledge DP English Cat 1
Visual arts DP English Cat 1
Vietnamese A: Language and literature DP Vietnamese Cat 1+2
Computer science DP English Cat 2
English A: Language and literature DP English Cat 2
English B DP English Cat 2
Theory of knowledge DP English Cat 2
Biology: A focus on internal assessment DP English Cat 3
Chemistry: A focus on internal assessment DP English Cat 3
History: A focus on internal assessment DP English Cat 3
Managing the extended essay DP English Cat 3
Mathematics: A focus on IA DP English Cat 3
Physics: A focus on internal assessment DP English Cat 3
Technology in mathematics (CANCELLED) DP English Cat 3
Technology in music DP English Cat 3
TOK: Helping students write strong TOK essays and assessing their work DP English Cat 3
Approaches to teaching and learning for DP/CP coordinators and pedagogical leaders DP + CP English Cat 3
Assessment for learning in the DP/CP DP + CP English Cat 3
Supporting IB students in the university admissions process DP + CP English Cat 3
Head of school PYP Chinese Cat 1
Leading the learning (For schools applying for candidacy on or before 1 August 2022) (CANCELLED) PYP Chinese Cat 1
  • Speakers details

    David J. Harkin, CEO 8billionideas

    David's inspiring journey from intrapreneur to renowned innovator, entrepreneur, and highly regarded leader of 8billionideas, a company that's making an impact in every part of the world, has quickly taught him how small changes in his approach and mindset can make big things happen. 

    David is an entrepreneur, a proud 2x TEDx speaker, and author. In 2020 he was asked to be a Council member of Foundation of Educational Development - which has been created to help create a long-term vision for education in the UK. In 2021 he was made a Fellow of High-Performance Learning.

    Find out more about David from his website here.


    Topic: If you're bursting with big ideas and brilliant plans but just don't know how to make them happen, David J Harkin, CEO of a global education company, 8billionideas, wants to show you how. Realize your true potential, find your edge and make your ideas and dreams - however big or small - a reality with The Ripple Effect. 

  • Event schedule

    The timings of these workshops are scheduled for time zone (SGT) GMT +08:00. While scheduled, primarily, as a workshop for teachers based in the Asia-Pacific region, teachers globally are invited to participate.

    Sessions will take place at the following times: 

    Day 1: Friday, 18 March 2022, 08:30 a.m. - 04:30 p.m. (Guest speaker appearance @ 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
    Day 2: Saturday, 19 March 2022, 09:00 a.m. - 04:00 p.m.
    Day 3: Sunday, 20 March 2022, 09:00 a.m. - 02:30 p.m.

    Click here to visit the event page schedule.

  • General information

    Workshop organization:

    IB Asia-Pacific Regional Office
    600 North Bridge Road, #21-01 Parkview Square
    Singapore 188778

    Contact: (+65) 6579 5000
    Email: (Attn. to PD Delivery)