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The Options31 July 2021

It can be tempting to consider one option easier than the other; what is right for the student must come first and care should be taken to guiden them to make a choice that will give them the most rewarding... more

Core: The Reflective Project27 July 2021

The reflective project is one of the four elements that make up the core programme unique to the CP. Focusing on the process as much as the product, it is an independent piece of work that focuses on... more

CP news14 July 2021

Here you will find updates on the CP as well as spotlights on the new standards and practices and additional support material to aid collaboration and understanding amongst staff and students. Creating... more

Core: Service Learning19 May 2021

Service Learning is a compulsory element of the CP core, constituting a minimum 50 hours of the student's CP course. Whether you are well established in your DP and CP course offerings or completely new... more

The Core - overview28 February 2021

The Career-related Programme core makes the programme unique. It is a substantial course designed to focus on the individual students' needs and personal and professional development. It is also a place... more

Exercises in Empathy28 February 2021

Understanding empathy can be tricky - least of all differentiating it from sympathy. Through the work of neuro psychologists and academics, we explore its definition and real world application. Students... more

Start here28 February 2021

Welcome to the first stage of the ThinkIB CP website! Access free teaching ideas, resources and advice on the reflective project. This autumn, the focus is on developing resources for the Personal and... more

Core: Personal & Professional Skills29 January 2021

Personal and Professional Skills is a compulsory component of the CP core: a 90 hour course of personal and professional transferable skills for students to develop over the two years of the CP course.... more

Responding to change 29 January 2021

The ongoing global pandemic has brought to the forefront of young people's minds that change on a mass scale can happen seemingly overnight. What can we learn from ways 'leaders' have responded locally,... more

Personal Development7 January 2021

The personal development of the student is clearly paramount in the CP. This page introduces the theme for students to find their motivation, vision and 'buy-in' they need for their CP course and life... more