Akanksha developed and delivered an engaging and valuable workshop on the topic ESL as a part of IB Curriculum to share with and support Language teachers. The workshop was focused on three major aspects for effective teaching learning in class such as differentiation, Multiculturalism and learning support, the topics were well explained, the constructive way of developing the topic during the session was exceptional. What stands out about Akanksha is that she is flexible, listens well and was able to adapt her expertise to the groups and the individuals within the group’s needs. Her experiential approach reinforces learning and provides the participants with much to think about, skills to apply when back in their own classrooms. Thank you Akanksha for such an opportunity and looking forward to see more of such sessions.
Devendar Singh Rawat (IB Diploma Coordinator),
Sampoerna Academy, Jakarta
The IB DP workshop was a thought-provoking learning experience. It was insightful to understand the IB DP practical approach to develop student’s inquiry skills and to refine their logical and critical thinking. The practical real-life examples shared were truly an innovative and
unique way to involve students through individual exploration. It was interesting to gain a sense of how the IB DP learners apply and relate their mathematical knowledge, concepts, and principles to real-world problems, making them self-regulated and intrinsically motivated. It was truly a great opportunity to know what makes IB DP a special experience.
Ms. Swati Dewan (Mathematics, Senior curriculum developer),
The session was interactive and engaging. I learned new ways of approaching a mathematical problem that goes above and beyond just finding the answer. I even liked the exercise in which additional data was gradually added to the problem. My mind was stimulated by thinking about how my approach to the problem would change now that I have the new information available. The inquiry-based approach was good learning as this would certainly put the learners into thinking, researching. The uses of ICT to support the same was learning too. The need of the hour as learners are fast at it alongside gives them the perspective of applying concepts to model real-life problems and solve them.
Priya Ahuja (Mathematics Facilitator),
The Edify World School, Goa
Dear Mr Ligaga, I am writing to appreciate the excellent training session you offered on developing the arts beyond the curriculum. I did share some tips with colleagues in the faculty especially on using the arts to embrace cultural diversity. As such we have organized an Inter-House competition that incorporates cultural dances, spoken word, mimes and monologues and this will be streamed live not only to parents but also in a nearby Mall in Nakuru town in Kenya. Thank you so much and looking forward to more of such sessions. Kind regards,
Eunice Asembo (Head of Creative Faculty Teacher of Art),
Greensteds International School Private Bag, Nakuru – Kenya.
A wonderful platform for professional development and a great eye opener on the many facets of performing arts. I look forward to future collaboration in both curricular and co-curricular activities in performing Arts.
Eric Mukiira (Drama/Theatre teacher),
Mahindra International School.
In the month of January2021 ,I had the opportunity to attend one of the PD sessions based on ‘the role of an IBDP Coordinator’ conducted by GGS.The session chaired by Mr Pargaien was comprehensive and provided a detailed insight of this critical yet rewarding position at the IB World Schools. Being an IB educator for more than a decade and a DP coordinator for numerous years, would like to mention that the session was quite engaging and overwhelming because of the detailed discussions and in-depth showcase of the facts which we all need to know (especially during this unprecedented timeout). Thanks for inviting GGS, would like to attend many more sessions like this in future.
Neha Sharma (DPC),
Apeejay School International, South Delhi