AssessmentStudents: Self-assessment; feedback; outcomeTeachers: continuous assessment according tospecified criteria
Regular internal assessment• Students and parents’understanding of the objectives and criteria;• Preparation for final assessment;• Development according to the principles of the programme
Criterion-related model of assessmentTeachers structure varied and valid assessmenttasks:•open-ended problem-solving activities andinvestigations,•organized debates, tests and examinations,•hands-on experimentation,•analysis and reflection.
Quantitative and qualitative assessment• Rubrics• Performance records• Checklists Responsibility of a subject teacher +• Portfolios Self-assessment + Peer-assessment
Externally Set Exams• MYP doesn’t provide such assessment• Some schools may have national requirements that include externally set exams or tests
Final assessment is based on Prescribed assessment criteria
Monitoring of assessment• a service available to IB World Schools allows schools to send samples of assessed student work in order to receive feedback from an experienced MYP moderator in the form of a report.• provide support and guidance in the implementation and development of the programme
The MY em P phasizes:• a broad and balanced education that focuses on values as well as knowledge;• physical, affective, social and intellectual development;• understanding of the interconnectedness and applications of knowledge and skills;• search for relevance and meaning;• helps to acquire a deeper understanding of the concepts.
The MYP is designed:• to help adolescents develop a knowledge of, and interest in, local and global issues;• to encourage international-mindedness and responsible citizenship;• to make an explicit emphasis on communication and intercultural awareness.
MYP requires :• schools and the teachers working as teams in reflecting on, developing, organizing and delivering the curriculum, paying close attention to the perspectives of the students.• It empowers teachers and students to shape a stimulating but rigorous learning experience.