IPC Professional Learning
Fieldwork Education offers a range of Professional Learning in the form of face to face, online and blended courses. You can choose from requesting PL in your own school (members only), or learning alongside colleagues from other schools at a regional event or in an online course.
Below you can read about the different options available and find out more about what courses are most appropriate for you and your school.
Delivery Options for Professional Learning
|Online Courses||Join a global cohort of teachers and one of our experienced trainers will facilitate your learning over 3 weeks (expected time commitment around 3 hours per week at times to suit you).||Cost effective, start dates throughout the year, learning sustained and reinforced over time||£250 per participant (£350 for the Leading with IPC course)|
|Regional Face to Face Courses||Engage with other teachers from your region with several courses running at once over 2 days.||Gain a mix of perspectives from colleagues from a variety of schools in your own region.||£400 per participant (£550 for the Leading the IPC course)|
|In School Courses (members only)||Learn alongside your immediate colleagues in your own school environment over 2 days.||Dates to suit your school. The course can respond to your school’s particular needs.||£1800 per school*|
|Blended Courses (members only)||Learn alongside your immediate colleagues in your own school environment over 1 full day with webinars in after-school sessions||Dates to suit your school. The course can respond to your school’s particular needs. You have the opportunity to put some of your learning into practice and further reflect on it with your trainer in the webinars.||£1200 per school*|
* In addition to the course fee, you will also need to pay the trainer’s travel and expenses
|Getting to grips with IPC||Beginning||This course is perfect for schools or teachers who are at the beginning stages of their implementation of the IPC. It will guide you through the philosophy, pedagogy and process of the IPC, allowing plenty of time to explore examples of IPC learning and implementation from IPC schools around the world, and ensuring you are confident to plan your first unit when you get back to school!|
|Leading the IPC||Beginning||This course is for those people who have or will have responsibility for leadership, coordination and management of the IPC in their school. The course will equip participants with the knowledge, skills and understanding to enable them to lead the implementation of the IPC in their schools and to give advice to colleagues on IPC related matters.|
|Identifying, assessing and improving children’s learning||Developing||This course is ideal for schools who are confident with their implementation of the IPC, and now want to dig deeper into learning. The course links closely to Criteria 1, 5 and 9 of the IPC Self-Review Process, exploring the differences between knowledge, skills and understanding and how these impact on planning, teaching, learning, assessing and reporting. The course also looks at the IPC Assessment for Learning programme in more detail, sharing best practice from IPC schools around the world.|
|Bottom Line Nine||Developing||This course is essential for schools, teachers or leaders, who want to improve learning through the IPC. It has been designed to make sure that you and your school know everything you need to know about the nine most important principles of the IPC curriculum, the Bottom Line Nine. It will guide you through the IPC Self-Review Process, using examples from accredited schools around the world to help you reflect on where you are as a school, in your implementation of the IPC using the IPC Self-Review Process.|
NB: Regional courses will be added throughout the year as these events are confirmed.
For questions about our Professional Learning offer, please email [email protected]