ECL307 - Introduction to the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IBPYP)


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:





Students must complete unit ETP300

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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Burwood: 1 x 3 hour seminar over 9 weeks

Waurn Ponds: Intensive mode. 4 x 6-hour intensive learning sessions and ½-day of Cloud online activities. All sessions will run in the week prior to trimester 1 commencing.


This unit will introduce students to key philosophy, principles and theories relating to the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme. Its position as an international curriculum will be analysed and concepts such as international mindedness will be considered. Students will develop an understanding of transdisciplinary inquiry and learn how to develop an inquiry unit. They will consider the way the IBPYP aims to develop the whole child through the Learner Profile and reflect on this curriculum model of holistic learning. The relationship between curriculum planning, assessment and learning in the IBPYP will be examined.

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