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The IB Heads Conference – Singapore 2011

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A number of inspirational speakers stimulated our learning conversations including: Matthew Albert, Sudanese Australian Integrated Learning;

Prof Sugata Mitra, University of Newcastle;

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 Chandran Nair, Global Institute for Tomorrow;

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 Dr Douglas Reeves, The Leadership and Learning Centre;

 

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Kavita Ramdas, Global Fund for Women

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; and Monique Seefried, Former Chair of the IB Board of Governors.

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To exemplify learners as leaders, IB students and alumni have also participated in the strands, lead presentations, and have permanent exhibitions on display throughout the conference.

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IB staff also played key roles, not just in presentations, but also in strand participation.

This broad spectrum of participation intended to establish a diverse IB learning community.

The strands, which link to the overall theme and the topics of the keynote speakers, were:

  • Heads as Learners – Continuous Professional Learning for IB Heads
  • Developing Student Leadership
  • Leadership for Improved Student Achievement
  • Leadership for Improved Pedagogy
  • Leadership for Improved Curriculum and Assessment
  • Leadership Based on the IB Learner Profile
  • Leadership and Learning for Global Citizenship
  • Leadership in the 21st Century Digital World