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Mandarin Teacher Training: CPD and Training schedule


CPD Schedule from 6th to 8th August 2012

Day Topics Teacher in-charge
Day 1 (6th August)8:30am- lunch break New Language Guide

  • Areas of communication

(page 11 in new guide)

  • Language B objectives

–       Phase 1 objectives

–       Phase 2 objectives

–       Phase 3 objectives

–       Phase 4 objectives

–       Phase 5 objectives

–       Phase 6 objectives

  • Language B continuums

(page 24-34 in new guide)


Ms. Tee

Mr. Terry

Mr. Terry

Ms. Pei Ju

Ms. Pei Ju

Ms. Tee

Ms. Tee

Ms. Pei


After lunch to 3:30pm
  • Language B assessment criteria

(page 37-76 in new guide)

Construction of rubrics-command terms

–       Assessment criteria: Phase 1

–     Assessment criteria: Phase 2

–     Assessment criteria: Phase 3

–     Assessment criteria: Phase 4

–     Assessment criteria: Phase 5

–     Assessment criteria: Phase 6

  • Language B moderation

(page 91 in new guide)

  • Developing conceptual understanding through inquiry in language B


Ms. Choy Khim

Mr. Almon

Mr. Terry

Ms. Pei

Ms. Fun Nee

Ms. Pei Ju

Ms. Fun Nee

Ms. Tee

Day 2 (7th August)8:30am- lunch break Evaluation and modification of Unit plan and assessment tasks

  • The teacher who prepared the particular unit plan &assessments presents the unit plan and assessments with assistance of the helper. All other teachers give comments and modify the unit plans and assessments if necessary.
  • All teachers prepared resources for next academic year.


All Mandarin teachers
After lunch to 3:30pm
  • Internal standardization on marking by using rubrics
  • Design lesson plan
  • Differentiation
  • Curriculum map

(for all subjects)


Ms. Tee

Ms. Pei Ju


Day 3 (8th August) 
  • Interdisciplinary links

-identify interdisciplinary teaching and learning with other subjects

  • Designing tasks according to language objectives and phases.


The Mandarin Department of MYP

Training sessions (conducted by Ms Tee) for Semester 1 Quarter 2 (2012/2013)

Training resources: IB Language B workshop guidebook and IB Language B Category 2 online workshop 2012

Sessions Topics Activity Page (in the workshop guidebook) Remarks
1 MYP Fundamental concepts Activity 1.4A review of the MYP fundamental concepts 14 Done on the 19 October 2012
2 Promoting international mindedness Activity 2.2The language B aims and objectives

Activity 2.3

International mindedness

1819 Done on the 9th November 2012
3 Language Policy Activity 2.4Language Policy 21-26 Reviewed on the 26th November 2012
4 How does MYP model enhance teaching and learning(Stage 1 Unit planner) Activity 3.1Inquiry based learning

Activity 3.2

Areas of interaction

Activity 3.3 Conceptual understanding



30th November 2012
5 Organizing the new Language B framework-the requirements of new guide

-tools to help teachers to determine pathways and progression and placement

Activity 4.5Continuum of additional language and the areas of communication


40-42 7th December 2012
6 Assessment- new Language B aims and objectives that are assessed

-What is new in Language B assessment


Activity 5.2What is new in Language B assessment?


47 14th December 2012
7 Visual interpretation(Criterion B) Activity 6.2Introducing visual interpretation with the lower phases

Activity 6.3

Introducing visual interpretation with the upper phases


52-5354 4th January 2012
8 Reading comprehension(Criterion C) Activity 7.1Exploring the new reading comprehension assessment 58-60 11th January 2012
9 Stage 2 of the unit planner: from assessment to learning activities through inquiry Activity 8.1What content needs to be included to facilitate success in the assessment tasks?

Activity 8.2 and 8.3


Activity 8.4

How can this be applied to assessment tasks of you teach two phases in one class?




18th January 2012
10 and 11 Standardization Purpose of standardizationDifference between standardization and moderation 74-77 25th January 2012
12 Moderation and monitoring The differences and similaritiesNew requirements for moderation samples 79-80 1stFebruary 2012

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