International Educator Certificate for International Baccalaureate (IB) Qualification

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In cooperation with the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), the International Educator Certificate for IB Qualification program will qualify you for an IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning. This highly-valued credential will help open up teaching opportunities for you in the 100+ IB schools within Ontario and over 4700 schools across the globe.

The IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning offers students the opportunity to examine the principles and practices associated with one of three IB programmes (Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes). This certificate program shapes pre-service, new and experienced educators into reflective practitioners and teacher researchers.

This program is comprised of 4 online courses and a practical component.  For those students currently enrolled in the University of Windsor’s Bachelor of Education program, this practical component consists of a practicum placement in an IB school.

For practicing teachers and all other students enrolled in a teaching qualification program, the practical component consists of a professional learning community (PLC) facilitated online. Thus, practicing teachers can satisfy all certificate requirements fully online, from anywhere in the world!

The program is available to practicing teachers, current Year 1 and Year 2 Bachelor of Education Students as well as international educators!

With 3 intakes per year- start in January, June or September- the IB Certificate program is flexible for pre-service, new and experienced educators.  Complete the certified at you own pace in as little as 8 months!

 

For current course descriptions, you may click on the links below.  

PYP Primary Years Programme IB Logo MYP Middle Years Programme IB Logo

IEC 000-PYP/MYP - Curriculum Processes
IEC 001-PYP/MYP - Teaching and Learning
IEC 002-PYP/MYP - Assessment and Evaluation
IEC 003-PYP/MYP - Professional Learning
IEC 004 - Practicum for Pre-Service (Limited to University of Windsor Year 2 B.Ed. Students)

OR
IEC 005 - Professional Learning Community for In-Service Teachers

 

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IEC 000-DP - Curriculum Processes
IEC 001-DP - Teaching and Learning
IEC 002-DP - Assessment and Evaluation
IEC 003-DP - Professional Learning
IEC 004 - Practicum for Pre-Service (Limited to University of Windsor Year 2 B.Ed. Students)
OR
IEC 005 - Professional Learning Community for In-Service Teachers

Please email us at ib@uwindsor.ca if you have any program questions, or give us a call at 519-253-3000 ext. 6734.  However, before you do so, we highly recommend that you review the information below, as well as the IEC for IB Frequently Asked Questions page.

 

Course Sequencing

The University of Windsor International Educator Certificate for International Baccalaureate (IB) Qualification has been designed with the diverse needs of students AND working professional in mind.

The 100% online program is designed to be flexible and can be completed from anywhere in the world! Take up two (2) courses a semester, excluding the practicum or Professional Learning Community Portion.

To learn more about course sequencing or view different pathways, please see the IEC for IB Frequently Asked Questions page.

 

Process for Obtaining IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning

Once you have completed the requirements for your University of Windsor International Educator Certificate for International Baccalaureate (IB) Qualification, you will be eligible to apply to the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) for an IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning. Please note that the IBO assesses an application fee of $265 USD. The Faculty of Education we will be able to assist you through the process of applying to IBO.

 

Important Dates

IB Registration:  Registration for Winter 2018 opens September 20, 2017 and closes January 11, 2018.

IB Winter 2018 Semester Duration:  IB courses start January 22, 2018 and end April 29, 2018.  

 

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