I have recently become interested in utilising student agency more formally in my classroom. For a long time I have allowed for some student agency on a basic level, for example outlining to my students what lessons they have that day and allowing them to decide in which order we have those lessons. However, the … Continue reading Allowing For Student Agency In The IPC
As an English trained teacher I remember how daunting it was when I first entered the international teaching market and I had to suddenly know about inquiry based approaches to learning. This is something that the National Curriculum and OFSTED were not interested in developing whilst I was teaching in London - rather there was … Continue reading Getting To Grips With Inquiry Based Learning
The International Primary Curriculum (IPC) and the International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC) make up two parts of a curriculum for 3 - 14 year olds curriculum provided by Fieldwork Education. The curriculum is primarily targeted at schools delivering a British style education and the learning objectives heavily correlate with the outcomes of the English National … Continue reading What are the pros and cons of the IPC and the IMYC?