Curriculum changes

DP Economics Curriculum review

Teaching for the new economics curriculum will start in August of 2020, for the first assessment in May 2022.  At the time of writing this the economics curriculum review is in its final stages of development. The new guide, teacher support materials and specimen papers are now available and subject specific workshops are also available.

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An overview of changes to the syllabus

Curriculum & assessmentUnit one: Introduction to economicsUnit two: MicroeconomicsUnit three: MacroeconomicsUnit four: The global economyInternal assessment 30% SL /20% HL

AO3 changes to the syllabus

Rational consumer choiceBehavioural economics in actionBusiness objectivesThe Importance of PED for decision makingThe importance of YEDThe consequences of government intervention in markets

AO4 changes to the syllabus

Supply & demand modelEngel curveExternalities modelSupply & demand modelEngel curveExternalities modelExternalities modelPerfect competition model

Suggested pathways for the new curriculum

I have included a recommended yearly plan for the two years of the IB course, as well as additional suggestions which some teachers have used successfully when teaching the course. Within the site you...

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An overview of changes to the syllabus 25 March 2021

Curriculum & assessmentUnit 1Foundation of economics did not previously exist in the old curriculum but some of the units...
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Suggested pathways for the new curriculum 3 June 2020

I have included a recommended yearly plan for the two years of the IB course, as well as additional suggestions which some...
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Economics concepts 16 March 2020

Page 13 of the new economics guide highlights the role that economic skills play in the 'study of DP economics ...........
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Assessment in the new curriculum 27 February 2020

The new assessment model reflects a broader approach to the course by integrating the different aspects of the course rather...
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