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1 Information for parents of Year 10. Pak Liam – Middle School Principal Ibu Popy – Acting MYP Coordinator

2 Years 1 – 6 Years 7-10 Years 11&12 The IB Continuum

3 The IB Middle Years Programme? The MYP is designed for students aged 11 to 16. It provides a framework of learning which encourages students to become creative, critical and reflective thinkers. The MYP emphasizes intellectual challenge, encouraging students to make connections between their studies in traditional subjects and to the real world. It fosters the development of skills for communication, intercultural understanding and global engagement, qualities that are essential for life in the 21st century.

4 MYP around the world August 2013: 1,254 schools (in 91 countries) 4 AMERICAS: 961 schools ASIA PACIFIC: 132 schools AFRICA, EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST 161 schools

5 The History of MYP at Global Jaya International School

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8 The requirements Year 7:15 – 20 hours per year minimum Year 8:20 – 25 hours per year minimum Year 9:20-25 hours per year minimum Year 10:30 hours per year minimum Students must complete their journal for a pass

9 Types of activities Assist a teacher organising school events. Assist in the school library Take part in a recycling project. Read stories to young children at an orphanage. Participate in community clean-up projects. Tutoring or sport coaching for young students in local schools. Volunteer to help a public service organization (Red Cross, World Vision, etc.). Volunteer at your old elementary school to help with activities they have (e.g. Book Week, Performances etc.).

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11 What is the Personal Project? Year 10 only A summative assignment Culmination of the MYP Entirely student driven Teachers as supervisors Driven by an AoI

12 Product & Journal Written reflection about process PP Fair Elements of the Personal Project

13 Types of Personal Projects Original work of art A written piece of work A piece of literary fiction An original science experiment An invention Business, management organizational plan etc

14 An International recipe book

15 A scientific model

16 A photo exhibition

17 So how is it supposed to be driven by an Area of Interaction ? What are the Areas of Interaction again ? – Approaches to Learning (ATL) – Community & Service – Human Ingenuity (formerly Homo Faber) – Health & Social Education – Environments

18 Number PP typeAoI focusPP title Example 1ResearchCommunity and service Service for elderly Hansen’s disease patients Example 2ResearchHealth and social education The other side of the fence Example 3CreationCommunity and service Creating a medical guidebook for Suzhou expatriates Example 4CreationCommunity and service How can I create a calendar for charity based on the theme education? Example 5CreationHuman ingenuity Creating a comic

19 Service for elderly Hansen’s disease patients Service for elderly Hansen’s disease patients Community and Service Visited patients at a local leprosarium and then suggested improvements. researched the history, created a questionnaire and shared with peers Techniques that he used for improving the patients’ condition included ice-breaking activities, simple conversation and letter writing.

20 The other side of the fence The other side of the fence Health and Social Education An essay designed to change people’s attitudes towards orphans and inform about their living conditions Researched on Internet. Questionnaires & Interviews with orphanage staff and the children plus other peoples attitudes about orphans Surveyed people about their views on orphanages and orphans, before & after reading her article.

21 A medical guidebook for Suzhou expatriates A medical guidebook for Suzhou expatriates Health and Social Education user-friendly medical guidebook for English-speaking expatriates living in Suzhou, China.

22 Create a calendar for a charity based on the theme education? Create a calendar for a charity based on the theme education? Community and Service Design and create a calendar called “everybody deserves an education” and composed pictures, using students from her school, to represent 12 different school subjects. A professional printer & identified a sponsor in a medical company. She decided to donate the proceeds from the calendar sales to UNICEF.

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24 Creating a comic Creating a comic human ingenuity produced a comic for the patients in the hospital in which he was born. (100th anniversary. ) He therefore chose to design a comic to give to children in the hospital, to entertain them during their long and difficult periods of treatment. He also received financial support from the organization Fondation Jeunes-PROJET.

25 Due Dates Project due = 28 th Feb Report Due = 11 th April PP Exhibition = 24 th April

26 More information ? (public website) portal website – username = parent.secondary – p/w = secondary or


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