2015 Guide: Approaches to Teaching and Learning (ATL) in the DP

Approaches to teaching and learning (ATL) in the Diploma Programme is designed to support key values and principles of an IB education and has been developed since 2011 to align the DP with the PYP and MYP. The new ATL guide and supporting materials are intended to improve the quality of teaching and learning across all four IB programmes. As we develop Business Management programmes, teaching plans and resources, we must look to incorporate fundamental IB philosophies, represented in the ...

Concept Based Teaching and Learning in Business Management

With the increasing emphasis on the IB Learner Profile and with the extension of approaches to teaching and learning to the DP programme model, DP teachers are being encouraged to develop their understanding of the transferable and universal nature of concepts and inquiry, so that they take a more constructivist approach to teaching in the DP classroom. Constructivist learning is a social theory about learning by constructing one’s own understanding and making connections with prior and new understandings. This is ...