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    Teaching MYP French Language Acquisition 


    Online | € 250 | 3 x 2 hours of training - workshop leader: Nitisha Hazareesing
    Tuesday 4 - Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 January 2022 @ 14:30 - 16:30 (Central Europe Time) 

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    This live online workshop is aimed at all MYP French language teachers in the IB Diploma Programme.

    The workshop leader, Nitisha Hazareesing, is also the author of the Support Sites: French B and MYP Language Acquisition / French B Prep.

    The workshop consists of 3 x 2-hours of instruction, discussion and break-out activities. Sessions are held on 4-6 January 2022 from 15:30 to 17:30 Central European Time.

    The number of participants is limited to 20 participants, who will be able to engage with each other and the content through Zoom and this website. Recordings of each session and downloadable content will be made available to participants. 

    The workshop fee is € 250 (excl. VAT if applicable). 

    Participants will receive a digital Philpot Education certificate afterwards. This workshop is not endorsed by the IB. Register here >

    Teacher Pack included
    This workshop comes with a teacher pack with exemplars of  assessments for various units, unit planners, ATL task sheets, models and resource booklets, PPTs for students, and with full access to MYP Language Acquisition website and resources.

    Session Date/Time Description
    1 Tuesday
    4 January 2022
    14:30 - 16:30 CET
    An overview of the Language Acquisition Course and of its general framework. An insight in placements, approaches to learning, concepts and global contexts.
    Designing unit planners and units to ensure DP backward planning.
    2 Wednesday
    5 January 2022
    14:30 - 16:30 CET
    Criterion A and B- Design of the Listening and Reading assessment.
    Requirements of the Onscreen examinations.
    Finding multi-modal audiovisual and written texts and resources(question banks).
    3 Thursday
    6 January 2022
    14:30 - 16:30 CET
    Criteria C and D - Design of the Writing and Speaking assessment.
    Addressing the strands of both Criteria C and D
    How to assess the presentation and the interactive part?
    Backward planning the "Conceptual understanding" (text types) and the Individual Oral from MYP to DP.
    Workshop leader

    Nitisha Hazareesing has taught multiple curriculums during 22 years and is passionate about teaching Language Acquisition. Her main aim is to instill in her students a passion for language and to promote international mindedness through language and culture.

    Nitisha was an IB examiner, an MYP moderator and monitor and she has authored resources published on the OCC(now the MyIB portal) to introduce the MYP New Chapter in 2015. She has also authored the first free MYP Language Acquisition website which offers a number of units with formative and summative tasks under all four Criteria of the NEW MYP Language Acquisition Guide(2020).

    Nitisha is the HOD of Foreign Languages Department of her school and she has worked and guided teachers from 4 different languages(German, Mandarin, French and Spanish) for the past 10 years. She oversees that the course delivery and all assessments from all languages are in line with MYP requirements and she ensures that good assessment practices and standards are maintained.

    Nitisha has also been involved in more that 4 IB curriculum reviews and has been in the Leadership committees and she has an excellent understanding of IB requirements for certifications and IB reviews.

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      If the above form doesn't work, please register for this workshop by sending an email to aafje@philpot.education with:

      • name of workshop
      • name of the participant
      • email address of the participant
      • school / institution
      • address for invoice / contact person for invoice

      We will process your registration and send an invoice  for €250 (incl. VAT & handling). You will get the option to pay with your PayPal balance or by credit card if you don't have a PayPal account. Alternatively you can transfer money to our Dutch bank account. After successful payment, you will be sent the login details to the workshop.

      Please contact Aafje van de Hulsbeek at aafje@philpot.education if you have questions about the registration or payment procedure.

      • Session 1

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        An overview of the Language Acquisition Course
        An insight in placements, approaches to learning, concepts and global contexts.
        Designing unit planners and units to ensure DP backward planning.

        • Session 2

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          Criterion A and B - Design of the Listening and Reading assessment
          Requirements of the Onscreen examinations.
          Finding multi-modal audiovisual and written texts and resources(question banks).

          • Session 3

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            Criteria C and D - Design of the Writing and Speaking assessment.
            Addressing the strands of both Criteria C and D
            How to assess the presentation and the interactive part?
            Backward planning the "Conceptual understanding" (text types) and the Individual Oral from MYP to DP.
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