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September 2017

ACT Approaches to Learning Research Groups

7 September @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$1,200

In what is often described as the information age, teachers now have a greater responsibility to help students build a repertoire of skills and dispositions that enable them to more effectively locate, access, understand and critique ideas, as well as design, create and share their own. While the significance of skills needed for inquiry has long been acknowledged, it has often been relegated to simple checklists. Skills have not received sufficient, explicit attention in planning, teaching or assessment. This project…

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Introduction to Positive Education

15 September @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$300

A foundation course in positive education giving an introduction to key ideas and strategies for supporting wellbeing in the classroom

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Concept-based Curriculum and Instruction

22 September @ 8:30 am - 23 September @ 3:30 pm
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One event on 1 January, 1970 at 8:30am

ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$2,500

Designing and teaching concept-based curriculum in the secondary classroom. This is a 2-day workshop on 22-23 September 2017.    

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Divorce and Separation

26 September @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$300

An introduction to the impact of divorce and separation on children and young people, families and schools (1.5 hours).

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Positive Education and Restorative Practice : A Symbiotic Approach by Kristy Elliott

27 September @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$1,600

Addressing the mental health challenges that exist globally and providing a climate of positive wellbeing and flourishing individuals in our school communities is a necessary priority of educators in every setting the world over. Positive Education and Restorative Practice are complementary approaches that together, comprehensively enhance the wellbeing of school communities. Participants of this one day workshop will: • enhance existing understanding of Positive Education and Restorative Practice • through the lens of the PERMA model (Seligman, 2011), inquire into…

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October 2017

(CANCELLED) Change Management – Twilight Session

10 October @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$300

  A brief overview of the leadership and change management theories of John Kotter and Michael Bridges, with reference to a specific example of introducing the IB Diploma Programme to a school. Participants will be invited to apply the theories to a change initiative happening in their own schools.

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Developing Comprehensive Sex and Relationships Education Policy and Provision

16 October @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$1,600

Working with Susie March and external consultant on the development of policy and provision in the area of SRE. Target audience: CPO,s PSHE leads, Pastoral staff, Vice principals

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Awareness About Anxiety – Twilight Session

19 October @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$300

The aim of this session is to raise awareness about ANXIETY and share current thinking on practical ways to help students manage it.

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(CANCELLED) MYP Chinese Language Acquisition

23 October @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$1,200

  The aim of the workshop is to focus on Chinese Acquisition Phase 1&2 teaching and learning. Teachers will gain the MYP unit planning experiences in this workshop. At the same time, we will share the strategies on designing formative and summative assessment for Phase 1&2 units. The numbers of assessment samples will be shared with teachers. A design summative assessment task will be given to teachers for practice, and guidance will be provided as well.

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ID Learning and/or Unit Planning in the MYP

23 October @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
ESF Centre, 1063 Kings Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
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HK$1,200

This is a 1-day workshop for MYP teachers and MYPC In this workshop, the following key understandings will be addressed: The MYP practices and requirements of the MYP with regards to Interdisciplinary Units (IDU) The holistic nature of IDU How to form interdisciplinary connections that are purposeful and integrative The role of key and related concepts, global contexts, conceptual integrative understandings and the Statement of inquiry (SOI) How inquiry questions are developed Authentic ID summative assessment

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