PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE VISUAL ARTS ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

Are you mad? Changing the criteria? The course has only just had its first examinations session and they are thinking of changing them already?     Like any good organization, the DP visual arts curriculum and assessment teams review, consider and where necessary adjust. And having scrutinized the files of many thousands of students in May, June and July, the decision was made to tweak the assessment criteria for the 2017 examination sessions. “Tweak” is the operative work here. There are of course no big ...

2016 & 2017 IB Syllabus & Criteria Changes

The recent updated subject guides for the 2016 and 2017 exams pose important changes, some subtle, some significant. It’s critical to know these changes and how they will impact your teaching and students’ learning. In specific blogs, OSC’s expert IB bloggers highlight these changes including new prescribed subjects, topic changes, assessment criteria amends, and changes to the IA. Read on to ensure you are up-to-date. Business Management Subtle Changes, Significant Consequences New Standard Level Assessment History Changes to the World History Topics & Paper 2 New Prescribed ...