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Improving Educational Practice: A Global Perspective

An IB one day conference that brings together thought-leaders from the leading educational systems around the world.

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Monday 10 February, 2014


Skinners’ Hall, 8½ Dowgate Hill,

London, EC4R 2SP



The conference has been designed for the senior leaders of state and private schools, colleges and academies.

It will give them the opportunity to find out more about the IB’s Middle Years Programme and Diploma Programme.

Speakers will provide insight and context that demonstrate the programmes’ proven track record of consistency, high standards and innovation.

Participants will gain practical ideas on curriculum development, updates on the latest policy advances and the opportunity to network with colleagues from across Europe.

School practitioners will lead the symposium, explaining both how and why they introduced IB programmes, and the impact this has had.


The keynote speaker at the event will be Professor A C Grayling, Master of New College of the Humanities, and a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford. There will also be a panel discussion on “What should a school curriculum look like?” chaired by Katy Ricks, Head of Sevenoaks School.

Other speakers will include:

  • Judith Fabian, Chief Academic Officer, IB
  • Sue Williamson, Director and Chief Executive of SSAT (The Schools Network) Ltd
  • Raija Johnson, Prinicipal, Oulu International School, Finland
  • Paul Luxmoore, Executive Headteacher, Dane Court Grammar School
  • Dr. Richard Harvey, Director of Admissions, University of East Anglia
  • Mike Nicholson, Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach, University of Oxford
  • Sian Carr, Principal, The Skinners’ Kent Academy

Conference fee: GBP95.00 (Including VAT)

To register online, please visit our website here or , please email: ibaemevents@ibo.org

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