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Are Group 1 Courses Past Their Sell-by Date?

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  1. 1. <ul><li>Are Group 1 Courses Past Their Sell-By-Date? </li></ul>
  2. 2. Stressed Language A1 Teacher
  3. 3. Problems with Language A1 <ul><li>Not appropriate for every diploma candidate </li></ul><ul><li>Too many texts (HL: 15 & SL: 11) to do justice to all </li></ul><ul><li>Distinctions between some assessment criteria are not clear enough </li></ul>
  4. 4. Problems with Language A1 <ul><li>Too many WL texts (5) in proportion to other texts </li></ul><ul><li>1 WL Assignment is enough </li></ul><ul><li>No system for authenticating WL Assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Syllabus needs updating </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Confession Time </li></ul>
  6. 7. Reaction to rumour about new Language A
  7. 8. Advantages of Language A Literature <ul><li>1 of 3 courses, so students have a choice </li></ul><ul><li>Fewer texts (HL: 13 & SL: 10) </li></ul><ul><li>Distinctions between assessment criteria have been made clear </li></ul>
  8. 9. Advantages of Language A Literature <ul><li>Fewer WL texts (HL: 3 & SL: 2) </li></ul><ul><li>1 WL Assignment for HL & SL </li></ul><ul><li>4-stage process (oral & written) used to authenticate WL Assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Syllabus has been updated through options in Part 4 </li></ul>
  9. 10. Language & Literature
  10. 11. Literature & Performance
  11. 12. Getting Teachers On Board
  12. 13. Marketing  Mentoring  Ownership <ul><li>Online Promotional Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Online & Live Workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Online Hypertext Guides </li></ul><ul><li>Online Examples of Good Practice (Lesson Plans, Videoed Lessons, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Online Teacher Forum </li></ul>