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Certificate in International Baccalaureate Education Program Details

In our Certificate in International Baccalaureate Education program, you'll deepen your knowledge of the curriculum, pedagogy, assessment, and implementation of IB programs at the elementary, middle, and high school levels.

Online

Fully Online

You'll complete 100% of your coursework online.

Location: Online

Start Dates: Fall 2022, and Spring 2023

Total Credits

10

Finish in as Few as

20 weeks

Courses

  • Curriculum Processes (EDUC771)

    Exploration of the International Baccalaureate’s (IB) origin, mission, and philosophy. Analysis of the teaching and learning approaches in curriculum design that are used as a construct for the four programmes of the IB. Application of the pedagogical frameworks established in IB.

    3 credits

  • Assessment and Learning (EDUC772)

    Design and implementation of inclusive assessments including tasks and rubrics that support the needs of Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), Diploma Programme (DP), and Career-related Programme (CP) for the IB teacher. Consideration of one’s personal beliefs and their potential impact on assessments in IB.

    3 credits

  • Teaching and Learning (EDUC773)

    Design and application of teaching and learning activities, based on analysis of learning theories and teaching strategies, that meet the needs of all students in achievement of the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), Diploma Programme (DP), and Career-related Programme (CP). Evaluation of personal beliefs that support the International Baccalaureate mission and philosophy.

    3 credits

  • Capstone (EDUC774)

    Synthesis of the International Baccalaureate’s pedagogical frameworks and assessment processes. Incorporation of personal education philosophy including both mission and approach to teaching and learning with consideration of one’s own worldview.

    1 credits

Flexibility

Take the certificate courses as a stand-alone program or use the credits as a concentration in Bethel’s M.A. in Education K-12 program.

Recognized by the IBO

Bethel's Certificate in International Baccalaureate Education is recognized by the International Baccalaureate Organization, making students who successfully complete it eligible for the International Baccalaureate in Teaching and Learning granted directly by IB.