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Saturday, 6th July, 2024

8:30 AM – 5:30 PM IST

(Indian Standard Time)

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The Early Bird Registration fee is INR 2000

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This one-day professional development workshop is designed to engage educators in learning about IB Core: Theory of Knowledge (TOK), Creativity, Action & Service (CAS) and Extended Essay (EE). Through these workshops, educators will engage in rich learning and understanding of the IB Core. This professional strand is open to new teachers interested in understanding this strand,, librarians or experienced teachers of TOK, CAS and EE teachers to collaborate and share ideas.

IB Core: Theory of Knowledge

Workshop Description

This whole day workshop on Theory of Knowledge will give a glimpse of the nature of TOK. They will walk through the whole program, unpack the essay, and analyse how the assessment is conducted for the Exhibition and Research Paper.

Presenter Bios

Chrisann Almeida Creado

Chrisann’s aim is to help create best practice programs using research and knowledge gained from psychology to develop strategies that promote student-centred, inquiry-based learning.
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Pallavi Mogre

Pallavi Mogre has been an IB Examiner for English A and TOK for the past 15 years. She is a Senior Examiner and Team Leader for TOK.
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Thomas Forsgren

Tom Forsgren can honestly say that it has been a joy and privilege to serve in the field of education and enjoy the creative process in the art of teaching.
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IB Core: Extended Essay

Workshop Description

This whole day workshop on Extended Essay will give a glimpse of the 5W and 1 How of Extended Essay. This workshop day will prepare educators and librarians on how to prepare students through their self-directed 4,000-word research paper.

Presenter Bios

Adam Thornton

Just finished my first year of working and living in India, which has been amazing. Teacher of 16 years and family of 4. Professionally I have taught many different social studies classes; IB Economics, History, Business, Global Politics, and ToK.
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Kuntal Bhandare

Kuntal Bhandare has 20 years of experience as a librarian with five years as an EE coordinator. She is currently a secondary school librarian, EE coordinator, and Team leader at Ecole Mondiale world school Mumbai.
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Mila Chakrabarty

For eight years, Mila Chakrabarty has worked as a Curriculum and Extended Essay Coordinator in The Cathedral and John Connon School.
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IB Core: Creativity – Activity – Service

Workshop Description

This whole day workshop Creativity, Activity & Service one-day workshop will give a complete picture of the CAS program related to these three concepts, an essential ingredient in the IB Core. Educators will understand the purposeful activities and thoughtful considerations related to planning, progress and reporting.

Presenter Bios

Sejal Mody

Sejal Mody has been in the field of education for two decades. Her teaching experience includes CBSE, ISC and the International Baccalaureate curriculum. Her professional expertise includes conceptualizing, designing, and implementing a wide range of school and teacher-related projects and services.
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Seema Kamble

Seema Kamble has been working in the field of Education over the past 15 years. She currently heads Community & Social Responsibility (CSR) and CAS Program at The American School of Bombay. It is her 4th year at ASB. She completed her Teach For India fellowship in Pune in 2010-12.
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Strand 1

Library, Digital Citizenship & Technology

Strand 2

IB Core:

Strand 3

EAL: Teaching English to multi-language learners