6/VACAF, EE/RPPF and EE/CS

(Don't you love acronyms?) I lead DP visual arts workshops, both online and face-to-face, and just before Christmas finished my last visual arts workshop of 2017. It was a category 1 and these are invariable full, packed and busy—so much to cover, so little time to do it in! As ever it was a lively and enjoyable workshop, but a couple of things sometimes seem to get pushed to the back of the line and possibly overlooked—visual arts coursework authentication, reflection on the extended ...

The Extended Essay supervisor’s report

The teachers whose students take November exams are currently in the process of collecting Extended Essays, reading them, conducting the Viva Voce (although it's now optional a surprising number of teachers still do an exit interview) and then trying to determine how to fill out the report. The student fills out the front page and signs a declaration that the work they submit is their own.  It then goes to the supervisor. The required components are the supervisor's name at the top, ...