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Faria Education Group brings you the Curriculum Summit in Europe! 
Join teachers and leaders from around the region as we learn from one another and advance our curriculum work.
Personalize your professional learning by attending multiple sessions that include topics on teaching strategies, curriculum development, and school leadership.

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Saturday, February 22
 

8:30am

Breakfast
Speakers
avatar for Kate Owen

Kate Owen

Event Coordinator, Faria Education Group
Please feel to reach out to me with any questions regarding this event!



Saturday February 22, 2020 8:30am - 9:00am
The Gallery

9:00am

Designing an Evaluation Process Supporting Faculty Growth
Limited Capacity seats available

"Designing an evaluation process supporting faculty growth" - Instructional Leadership practices inform the development of effective teacher evaluation processes.

Our aim in this session will be to discuss:
  1. Planning and implementing evaluation cycles 
  2. Designing contextualized evaluations 
  3. Conducting purposeful evaluations 
  4. Success indicators for impactful teaching 
  5. Follow-up mechanisms 
  6. School culture shifts.

Speakers
avatar for Melanie Pages

Melanie Pages

Assistant Head of Secondary School - IB DP Coordinator, Amadeus International School Vienna
Educational leaders can significantly support their school\\\'s curriculum delivery, and the students\\\' learning process, by promoting the professional growth of their faculty. During our time together at the Curriculum Summit we will have the opportunity to reflect on the appraisal... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 9:00am - 11:00am
Kepler

9:00am

ManageBac and PYP Next
Limited Capacity seats available

  • First look at and training on flexible unit template editor and enhanced PYP features
  • Closer look at the new UI and navigation tips to take back to your teachers
  • Best practices for managing Service Learning and Exhibition
  • Configuring PYP Subjects, Assessment, and Portfolio settings

Speakers
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →
avatar for Riley Washington

Riley Washington

Customer Support Specialist, Faria Education Group | ManageBac
I am a Customer Support Specialist based in the EMEA region. If you have called in or sent us an email, it's likely I have been the person on the other end! Please feel free to ask me anything about ManageBac!


Saturday February 22, 2020 9:00am - 11:00am
Klein

9:00am

Blended Learning in a Student Centered Classroom using Google Apps for Education
Limited Capacity seats available

Why is it useful to combine blended learning strategies with student centered instruction? How can you easily weave learner centered strategies (which is one type of student centered instruction) into your existing curriculum, units, and lessons? What is blended learning? What does research say about using blended learning? Why is blended learning considered more age appropriate in the secondary setting as opposed to flipped learning?

Speakers
avatar for Constance Bahn

Constance Bahn

Secondary Biology and ESS IB1 Teacher, MEF International School
Constance Bahn has worked for 14 years as an educator both within schools and in the field of marketing. She has worked in public schools in the United States and international private schools in Japan and Turkey. She voluntarily developed and scaffolded curriculum and instructional... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 9:00am - 11:00am
Annan

9:00am

Self Directed Learning: How to Build the Skills
Limited Capacity seats available

Self-Directed Learning is a growing area of development in curriculum world-wide.  IB students are expected to  be self-directed and active agents in their learning. The ACE Learning Principles expect students to be self-directed and engaged with and responsible for their learning. We will explore how the appropriate skills can be developed in any and all subjects.  

Check out Darlene's blog article!

Speakers
avatar for Darlene Fisher

Darlene Fisher

NEASC
Darlene Fisher has worked for 30 years as a leader and teacher globally, including in Australia, Oman, Thailand, India, Turkey, UK and the USA. Her doctoral research focused on the impact of culture on effective leadership practices. Darlene currently works with NEASC as an International... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 9:00am - 11:00am
Watson

11:10am

4 Steps of an Effective Brainstorming to Accelerate the Decision Making Process
Limited Capacity filling up

Session will explore:
  • streamline decision making process
  • get a valuable decision out of a brainstorming
  • get an understanding of how to integrate Norms of Collaboration in meeting

The flow of the hour will be:
  • Inclusion Activity and setting Working agreements (10 Min)
  • Activity 1: The Brainstoming 4-step-Process (40 Min)
  • Closing Activity (10 Min)


Speakers
avatar for Dr. Karina Rodegra

Dr. Karina Rodegra

IB Coordinator, The British International School Bratislava
An enthusiastic, hard working and competent administrative professional who possesses the required level of international experience needed to deliver high quality, student focused, and effective outcome in an international school setting. Key qualities include being able to integrate... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 11:10am - 12:10pm
Watson

11:10am

Approaches to Template Design in Atlas
Limited Capacity filling up

Join us as we explore how to design and customize unit templates to support your initiatives and approach to curriculum. We will discuss examples that show how other schools have captured key components of their curriculum to make their work more meaningful.

We will be using Padlet in this session to share examples!

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Clarkson

Elizabeth Clarkson

Professional Development Facilitator, Faria Education Group
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 11:10am - 12:10pm
Kepler

11:10am

The PYP and your National Curriculum - A Happy Marriage?
Limited Capacity seats available

  • Identify difficulties that schools are currently facing through survey before the session (ie. fitting Maths / English goals into a PYP way of teaching)
  • Share data of key 'obstacles' to PYP planning when linked to national curriculum
  • Share 'best practice' from BISS - scope & sequence documents / lesson examples / assessment outcomes 
  • Collaboratively explore possibilities to accommodate and implement ideas at other schools (ie. teaching Maths curriculum using PYP teaching strategies; writing scope and sequence documents that fulfil criteria for national curriculum as well as PYP)

Speakers
avatar for Susanne Fischer

Susanne Fischer

PYP Coordinator, British International School Stavanger
Susanne is a passionate and enthusiastic curriculum coordinator, always buzzing with ideas. She loves challenges and problem solving, be it the never ending puzzle of timetables, organising whole school week-long events or finding creative ways for colleagues to collaborate with each... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 11:10am - 12:10pm
Annan

11:10am

The Two Hemispheres' Reflection Chart for CAS Reflections
Limited Capacity seats available

A chart to use in their schools to help their students to develop easy, fast, creative and analytical reflections for CAS.

  • 10’ Introduction: The need to channel students' creative and analytical skills by analysing altogether a few students’ written reflections.
  • 15’ How “The two hemispheres reflection chart” works? A real example.
  • 20’ Working in groups with the chart.
  • 15’ Putting in common our work.

Speakers
avatar for Sara Diaz Gonzalez

Sara Diaz Gonzalez

Spanish LAC & B Teacher and CAS Coordinator, International School of Bologna
Sara was born in Galicia -Nord West of Spain in the sea side. She studied Communication and Cinema Studies in Wales and after a year in Barcelona, she moved to Italy to study Italian Language & Literature where she fell in love for teaching refugees in a squat. From then, she is been... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 11:10am - 12:10pm
Klein

12:10pm

Lunch
Speakers
avatar for Kate Owen

Kate Owen

Event Coordinator, Faria Education Group
Please feel to reach out to me with any questions regarding this event!


Saturday February 22, 2020 12:10pm - 1:10pm
Senior Suite (5th Floor)

1:15pm

Part 1: Atlas Reports and Data Literacy
Limited Capacity seats available

Review the various analytical reports available in Atlas. Walk through a process to interpret the data and determine the questions that the reports help answer.

Speakers
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Kepler

1:15pm

Using ManageBac to Streamline IBDP Deadlines
Limited Capacity filling up

Broad Outline:
* Introduction
* Deadline Programme Aims
* ManageBac Calendar Features
- Tasks
- TurnItIn protocols
* iSAMS and Google (Microsoft) features to support deadlines programme
* Action Research results (impact of our Deadline Programme on student wellbeing and IB results)

Speakers
avatar for Chantelle Buchanan

Chantelle Buchanan

Upper School (Tracking), The English College in Prague
Having worked in the US, UK and Europe, Chantelle has designed curricula and systems in various qualification programmes. Although an artist at heart, Chantelle embraces technology to enhance the teaching and learning process. She focuses on ensuring data is accessible and useful... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Annan
  • IB Programme DP

1:15pm

Organize your Learning with a Pacing Calendar in Early Childhood
Limited Capacity seats available

In this workshop, we will discuss the challenge of mapping integrated units within a written curriculum at the early childhood/primary years level.   By examining different visual pacing calendars, we will also look at ways to unitize learning and organize them on a curriculum map.  Participants will be encouraged to brainstorm alternative approaches to organize their current pacing calendars in ways that support the needs of their youngest learners.

Speakers
avatar for Elizabeth Clarkson

Elizabeth Clarkson

Professional Development Facilitator, Faria Education Group



Saturday February 22, 2020 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Klein

2:25pm

ManageBac Q&A
Come join Riley and bring your MB questions!

Speakers
avatar for Riley Washington

Riley Washington

Customer Support Specialist, Faria Education Group | ManageBac
I am a Customer Support Specialist based in the EMEA region. If you have called in or sent us an email, it's likely I have been the person on the other end! Please feel free to ask me anything about ManageBac!


Saturday February 22, 2020 2:25pm - 3:25pm
Klein

2:25pm

Part 2: Atlas Reports and Data Literacy
Limited Capacity seats available

Review the various analytical reports available in Atlas. Walk through a process to interpret the data and determine the questions that the reports help answer.

Speakers
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →



Saturday February 22, 2020 2:25pm - 3:25pm
Kepler

2:25pm

Academic Honesty in a Digital World
Limited Capacity full

Academic Honesty is very important in the digital world. Having the right mindset about how to enforce it, as well as how it is approached in the classroom, can help both students and teachers.

This workshop will focus on the healthy integration of Academic Honesty into the school environment.

Speakers
avatar for Lasse Nielsen

Lasse Nielsen

Academic Honesty Coordinator, The Ostrava International School
Lasse Nielsen is originally from Denmark but has lived in the Czech Republic for the last 9 years. He is currently teaching both MYP and DP at The Ostrava International school. Lasse is also in charge of Academic Honesty. He works with a team of dedicated teachers to insure the academic... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 2:25pm - 3:25pm
Watson

3:30pm

Closing Remarks
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Speakers
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →
avatar for Elizabeth Clarkson

Elizabeth Clarkson

Professional Development Facilitator, Faria Education Group
avatar for Riley Washington

Riley Washington

Customer Support Specialist, Faria Education Group | ManageBac
I am a Customer Support Specialist based in the EMEA region. If you have called in or sent us an email, it's likely I have been the person on the other end! Please feel free to ask me anything about ManageBac!


Saturday February 22, 2020 3:30pm - 3:45pm
The Gallery

4:00pm

Optional Consulting Time with ManageBac or Atlas!
Speakers
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →


Saturday February 22, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm
TBD
 
Sunday, February 23
 

9:00am

Optional Consulting Time with ManageBac or Atlas!
Limited Capacity seats available

Presented by
avatar for Elizabeth Clarkson

Elizabeth Clarkson

Professional Development Facilitator, Faria Education Group
avatar for Jack Hawkins

Jack Hawkins

Account Manager, Faria Education Group | Atlas
I have been with the Faria family for nearly two years now. My current role as Account Manager means I'm the first point of contact for schools across the whole of EMEA. If you're one of them, make sure you come and say hello! I would love to hear how I can support you this year... Read More →
avatar for Kelby Zenor

Kelby Zenor

VP of Professional Development, Faria Education Group
Kelby Zenor guides the coordination, development, and facilitation of Professional Development programs both nationally and internationally. She has presented at international conferences — ECIS, NESA, EARCOS — and many others on curriculum review, analysis, and process. One... Read More →


Sunday February 23, 2020 9:00am - 12:00pm
TBD