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IPC Summer School image 1
19 April 2012

IPC Summer School

23rd-25th July 2012, International School of The Hague, Den Haag, The Netherlands

Summer School is the IPC professional development event of the year and this year we’ve taken it even further to include course and workshop sessions for Middle Years practitioners, along with a Beginning Level IPC Course in Dutch too!

With a wide range of course and workshop options available to suit all participants, plus a unique opportunity to meet teachers and school leaders from around the world, the IPC Summer School is set once more to deliver ‘Great Learning, Great Teaching,  and Great Fun!’

Below you’ll find information regarding the courses and workshop sessions that we have on offer, along with information on costs and how to reserve your place.

                                                   
Accommodation SuggestionsTravel InformationDownload Booking Form to Register

 

           

IPC Courses

Each participant will have the chance to join a 2 day course (taking place on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th July), followed by an additional 1 day workshop (taking place on Wednesday 25th July).

Please note that the Mastering Level course will take place on Monday 23rd, Tuesday 24th and Wednesday 25th July and will therefore not have a workshop option.

BEGINNING DEVELOPING MASTERING  
          

An Introduction to the IPC Early Years Programme

        more information

 

Developing your School’s IPC Self-Review

more information
 

Advanced Teaching for Learning in the IPC

        more information

          

An Introduction to the IPC Main Programme

more information
 

Leading the IPC: A course for IPC Coordinators

more information

   
          
        

An Introduction to the IPC Assessment for Learning Programme

more information
      
                             
 

IMYC Course

    

Using the IMYC in your School

more information
  

   

           

IPC Workshops

     
             
  • International Mindedness
  •          
  • Assessment for Learning
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  • Learning and the Factors that Affect Learning
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  • Digital Learning in the Classroom
  •                  
 
             
  • Developing Thinking Skills through the IPC
  •          
  • Planning an IPC Unit in Mileposts 1, 2 & 3– a practical workshop for teachers
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  • Developing the IPC Main Programme for EAL Students
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IMYC Workshops

     
             
  • International Mindedness
  •          
  • Assessment for Learning
  •        
 
             
  • Learning and the Factors that Affect Learning
  •          
  • Digital Learning in the Classroom
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An Introduction to the IPC Early Years Programme (2 Day Course)

This 2 day course will be followed by a 1 day workshop of your choice.

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Who is this course for?

This course is for teachers, school leaders and early years practitioners who:

         
  • Have no prior knowledge or experience of the IPC Early Years Programme
          and/or…
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  • Are beginning to implement or are considering implementing the IPC Early Years Programme
          and/or…
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  • Have been working with the IPC Early Years Programme for less than one year
          and/or…
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  • Have been working with the IPC Early Years Programme for some time and would like to attend a refresher course
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What will I learn?

By the end of the course you will:

         
  • Know about the IPC 9 guiding principles
  •      
  • Know how young children learn and develop
  •      
  • Know about the IPC Early Years 4 strands of learning
  •      
  • Know about the ways we can assess young children through ongoing observation
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  • Be able to use observations and assessments to guide the next steps in children’s learning
  •      
  • Be able to implement the IPC Early Years programme in your classroom
  •      
  • Be able to create a vibrant and stimulating learning environment to engage young children
  •      
  • Be able to plan an IPC Early Years Unit
  •      
  • Develop your understanding of the principles and practices underpinning the IPC
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For more details please contact Laura Phillips Laura@greatlearning.com

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An Introduction to the IPC Main Programme (2 Day Course)

This 2 day course will be followed by a 1 day workshop of your choice.

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Who is this course for?

This course is for teachers and school leaders who:

         
  • Have no prior knowledge or experience of the IPC Main Programme
          and/or…
  •      
  • Are beginning to implement or are considering implementing the IPC Main Programme
          and/or…
  •      
  • Have been working with the IPC Main Programme for less than one year
          and/or…
  •      
  • Have been working with the IPC Main Programme for some time and would like to attend a refresher course
  •    

What will I learn?

By the end of the course you will:

         
  • Know about the IPC philosophy and beliefs – the big picture
  •      
  • Know about the subject, personal and international goals
  •      
  • Be able to implement personal goals and develop international mindedness in your school
  •      
  • Be able to identify key Learning Goals in each subject and be aware of assessment for learning opportunities across the units
  •      
  • Know about the structure of the IPC units (the different elements and the purposes of these)
  •      
  • Know some of the underlying principles of brain friendly learning, and how these underpin the activities in the units
  •      
  • Be able to plan for implementing the IPC units – timetabling, practicalities and resourcing
  •      
  • Be able to put the IPC Main Programme into practice in the classroom
  •      
  • Know how to use the online Route Planner to track coverage of Learning Goals across subjects
  •      
  • Be able to use the Members’ Lounge to support teaching and learning
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For more details please contact Laura Phillips Laura@greatlearning.com

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Aan de slag met IPC (2 Daagse Cursus)

This 2 day course will be followed by a 1 day workshop of your choice.

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Voor wie is deze cursus bedoeld?

Deze cursus is voor leerkrachten en schoolleiders die:

         
  • Geen voorkennis of ervaring met IPC hebben
    en / of ...   
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  • Beginnen met het implementeren van IPC of dat overwegen
          en / of ...     
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  • Hebben gewerkt met IPC voor minder dan een jaar
          en / of ...     
  •      
  • Al enige tijd hebben gewerkt met IPC en graag een opfriscursus bij willen wonen
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Wat zal ik leren?

Tegen het einde van de cursus zult u:

         
  • Kennis hebben over de filosofie en overtuigingen van het IPC- het grote plaatje weten
         
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  • Kennis hebben over de leerdoelen inclusief de persoonlijke en internationale leerdoelen
         
  •      
  • In staat zijn om persoonlijke leerdoelen te implementeren en internationale perspectief in uw school te ontwikkelen
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  • In staat zijn om belangrijkste leerdoelen in elk onderwerp te herkennen en zich bewust te zijn van de ‘Assessment for Learning’ mogelijkheden die daarbij horen.
         
  •      
  • Kennis hebben over de structuur van de IPC units (de verschillende elementen; het nut en waarom)
         
  •      
  • Een aantal van de onderliggende principes van hersenenvriendelijk leren kennen, en hoe deze aan de basis staan van de activiteiten in de units
         
  •      
  • In staat zijn om de IPC-units in te plannen – planning en benodigd materiaal
         
  •      
  • In staat zijn om IPC in de praktijk te brengen in de klas
         
  •      
  • In staat zijn om de ‘Members Lounge’ te gebruiken om lesgeven en leren te ondersteunen
         
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For more details please contact Laura Phillips Laura@greatlearning.com

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An Introduction to the IPC Assessment for Learning Programme
    (2 Day Course)

This 2 day course will be followed by a 1 day workshop of your choice.

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Who is this course for?

This course is for:

         
  • Colleagues who have no prior knowledge of the IPC Assessment for Learning Programme, but have had experience of implementing the IPC
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What will I learn?

By the end of the course you will:

         
  • Know the difference between assessment for learning and assessment of learning
  •      
  • Have considered some of the key principles of effective Assessment for Learning and how these can be implemented through the IPC
  •      
  • Know the different approaches that support the assessment of knowledge, skills and understanding
  •      
  • Know about the rubrics used to assess skills in the IPC Assessment for Learning Programme
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  • Begin to be able to use Assessment for Learning IPC rubrics in your classroom
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  • Begin to be able to use the online assessment and evaluation tool to record learning and inform report writing
  •      
  • Have used the IPC Self-Review rubric to make an initial evaluation of your school’s current status with Assessment for Learning and begun to plan some next steps
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For more details please contact Laura Phillips Laura@greatlearning.com

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Developing your School’s IPC Self-Review (2 Day Course)

This 2 day course will be followed by a 1 day workshop of your choice.

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Increasingly, schools and school systems are beginning to focus rigorously on learning. Throughout the two days you will be given the opportunity to explore some key questions about learning, whilst using the Self Review document to reflect on the progress of your school so far, and plan your next steps for development.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone leading the IPC in school (i.e. coordinators, members of the senior leadership team)

What will I learn?

Day One will provide you with a chance to re-evaluate and re-focus on the learning which is going on in your school, whilst exploring some of the Self Review rubrics in more detail. We will be considering the following:

         
  • What is learning?
  •      
  • What helps learning to happen?
  •      
  • The ‘Learning Dashboard’ – What evidence counts? How do we assess for Learning?
  •      
  • What makes a learning-focused school different?
  •    

During Day Two you will have increased your knowledge and developed your skills and understanding of the Self Review process. By the end of the day, you will:

         
  • Know about the principles of the Self Review process and feel motivated and enthused about the benefits of this
  •      
  • Be able to use the Self Review rubrics to evaluate your school’s current position and how to move forward
  •      
  • Have developed your understanding of the different types of evidence which can support the Self Review process
  •      
  • Be able to plan for your school’s Self Review process and next steps in development
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For more details please contact Laura Phillips Laura@greatlearning.com

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Leading the IPC: A course for IPC Coordinators (2 Day Course)

This 2 day course will be followed by a 1 day workshop of your choice.

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Who is this course for?

This course is for people who have or will have responsibility for leadership, coordination and management of the IPC in their school. Participants should:

         
  • Have some experiential knowledge of the IPC
          and/or…
  •      
  • Have already been through a beginning level IPC course
          and/or…
  •      
  • Be looking to lead the implementation of the IPC in their school and giving advice to colleagues on IPC related matters
  •    

What will I learn?

By the end of the course you will:

         
  • Know about the IPC 9 guiding principles in detail and how they drive your school’s implementation of the IPC
  •      
  • Know about the process of ‘change’ and how to lead and manage it in your school
  •      
  • Be able to articulate key messages about how the IPC is being used to support learning in your school
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  • Be able to recognise some of the factors that may be a help or a hindrance when leading the IPC in your school
  •      
  • Be able to lead colleagues in your school and explore practical ways of supporting them both in and out of the classroom
  •      
  • Be able to reflect on the Self Review process and identify which areas for development are relevant for your school at this time
  •      
  • Be able to consider how the development of the IPC fits in with your school improvement planning
  •      
  • Be able to identify your next steps and put an action plan in place, which you can take back to your school
  •      
  • Develop your understanding of the principles and practices underpinning the IPC
  •      
  • Develop your understanding of what it means to be an IPC Leader for Learning
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For more details please contact Laura Phillips Laura@greatlearning.com

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Advanced Teaching for Learning in the IPC (3 Day Course)

This is a 3 day course and therefore will not have a workshop option.

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Who is this course for?

This course is for teachers and educators who have been working with IPC for some time.  It is most suitable for those who:

         
  • Have reasonably secure knowledge and experience of the IPC Main Programme
          and/or…
  •      
  • Have been working with the IPC Main Programme for at least two years
          and/or..
  •      
  • Have participated in a range of IPC courses and workshops previously.     
  •    

What will I learn?

By the end of the 3 days, you will:

         
  • Know some of the latest findings from neuro-science and neuro-education which have the most relevance on your IPC classroom practice
  •      
  • Know about a range of evidence-based teaching practices and strategies that have a positive impact on children’s learning
  •      
  • Know about the different ways that digital learning can impact and deepen children’s experience of the IPC
  •      
  • Know what international mindedness looks like in primary-aged children and how best it can be developed
  •      
  • Be able to reflect upon what kind of world our children are growing up in and what that means for the kinds of children we need to help develop
  •      
  • Be able to consider (based on the above outcome) what children should be learning and what schools and teachers should be doing to support that
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  • Be able to critically analyse and reflect upon a range of effective teaching practices and strategies that are based on extensive academic studies and evidence
  •      
  • Be able to construct an effective, impactful and evidence-based IPC Teaching for Learning Policy for your school
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  • Develop a deeper understanding of the underlying principles of the IPC and how these have guided the overall structure of the curriculum
  •      
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the IPC units of work and why they have been structured in the way they are.
  •      
  • Develop a deeper understanding of what learning is and the factors that affect it
  •      
  • Develop a deeper understanding of what ‘good’ teaching looks like and how and why it impacts on children’s learning
         
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For more details please contact Laura Phillips Laura@greatlearning.com

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Using the IMYC in your School (2 Day Course)

This 2 day course will be followed by a 1 day workshop of your choice.

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Who is this course for?

This course has been designed for teachers and school leaders who:

         
  • Are already using the IMYC in their school
  •      
  • Are about to implement the IMYC in their school
  •      
  • Know something about IMYC and are seriously considering using it in school
  •      
  • Are looking to improve learning for 11-14 year-olds
         
  •    

What will I learn?

By the end of the course you will:

         
  • Know about every feature of the IMYC in detail
  •      
  • Know how schools have implemented the IMYC, the successes and the pitfalls
  •      
  • Know about how the IMYC has been received in schools
  •      
  • Know about the principles behind the IMYC and how they are met
         
  •      
  • Know about international mindedness in 11-14 year-olds
         
  •      
  • Be able to plan a route through the IMYC
         
  •      
  • Be able to plan a school-specific IMYC unit of your own
         
  •      
  • Be able to link up with other IMYC member schools
         
  •    

For more details please contact Laura Phillips Laura@greatlearning.com

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