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A presentation of the 'myths, realities and areas that will create costs for the PYP and Cambridge Primary programmes.

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  1. 1. P R I M A R Y S C H O O L P R O G R A M M E S F O R S O U T H A F R I C A N S C H O O L S INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE ORGANISATION AND CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS - MYTHS, REALITIES (TRUTH) AND COSTS
  2. 2. PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAMME - MYTHS • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE ORGANISATION (IBO) • PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAMME (PYP) • UNSTRUCTURED – framework provided • STUDENTS DO NOT LEARN TO WRITE OR READ PROPERLY • THE KNOWLEDGE BASE IS NOT SOUND • I DON’T RECOGNISE THIS TYPE OF TEACHING AND LEARNING SO IS IT VALID?
  3. 3. PYP - TRUTHS • STRUCTURED – CONCEPTS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ATTITUDES and ACTION • ALL SUBJECTS COVERED IN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE CURRICULUM • TEACHERS DESIGN & CREATE THE CURRICULUM – PYP CHANGES AS THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE SCHOOL GROWS – FOCUS ON LOCAL TO GLOBAL • ONE CURRICULUM FROM 3-12 YEAR OLD STUDENTS • ALL UNITS OF LEARNING BASED ON SIX THEMES COVERING DISCIPLINES OF LEARNING • NOT AGE-BASED, DESIGNED AROUND PHASES SO STUDENTS CAN LEARN AT DIFFERENT RATES
  4. 4. PYP - TRUTHS • TRANS-DISCIPLINARY – CONCEPTUAL PLATFORMS CREATE CONNECTION • COLLABORATIVE AND INDEPENDENCE FOCUS • DEEP NOT SHALLOW – 6 UNITS A YEAR • INQUIRY-BASED TEACHING AND LEARNING • ASSESSMENT RELIES ON BROAD RANGE OF TOOLS AND STARTEGIES • DEVELOPMENT OF CHARACTER AND LIVING THE ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIOURS OF GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP • EXTERNALLY VALIDATED – PROCESS OF AUTHORISATION • PROFFESIONAL DEVELOPMENT – ON-GOING PART OF UNDERSTANDING AND IMPROVEMENT • NOT A SIMPLE FRAMEWORK TO IMPLEMENT -
  5. 5. COSTS – PER CHILD SCHOOL OF 500 STUDENTS • AFFILIATION – PER ANNUM • SITE VISITS – PRELIMINARY AND AUTHORISATION PER VISIT (4 YEAR CYCLE) • LOW RESOURCE COSTS – NO SMALL, HIDDEN COST • PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – PER ANNUM • FIRST 4-YEAR CYCLE
  6. 6. CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS (CIE) MYTHS • IS A COMPLETE PRIMARY CURRICULUM – 3 SUBJECTS • ‘EASY CHOICE’ – OFTEN USED AS A HOMESCHOOL CURRICULUM
  7. 7. CIE – TRUTH ENGLISH, SCIENCE & MATHEMATICS INTER-DISCIPLINARY YOU WILL NEED A SECOND CURRICULUM FOR THE FIRST 9 YEARS (CAPS) INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED RIGOROUS – examination-based HAS ANNUAL TESTING FROM YEAR 3 AND ‘CHECK POINTS’ AT YEAR 3, 6. STRUCTURED ON YEARS & AGES IT CAN IMPACT ON AGES DEPENDING ON THE SCHOOL. YOU WILL NEED A DIFFERENT CURRICULUM FOR 4/5 YEAR OLD STUDENTS. TRAINING – TEACHERS NEED TO BE TRAINED - ASSESSMENT CHANGES – CURRICULUM DOES HAVE ADJUSTMENTS AND CHANGES TEXTBOOK BASED / INQUIRY BASED
  8. 8. CIE - COSTS Inspection (registration) fee. Annual affiliation Resources – Curriculum and resources updated every three years (+-) – lots of small costs ICT Starters, postage, remarks, late entry fees. Student examinations: Primary Checkpoints: per subject per student PD – (face-to-face/ online) Conference: and international travel costs would be the norm from South Africa

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