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


2024 unit information

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Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: Nil



Students must complete unit ETP300

Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

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

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus Burwood & Waurn Ponds Intensive:
2 intensive days in Week 0 (Burwood: face to face, Waurn Ponds: via
5 x 3 hour seminars between weeks 1 and 11 (Burwood: face to face,
Waurn Ponds: via Mediasite).


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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