Loyola University Chicago

School of Education

Teaching and Learning Certificate for Practicing Teachers International Baccalaureate

Address:

820 N. Michigan Ave

Lewis Towers Suite 1200

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

Phone:

1-312-915-8900

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Teaching and Learning Certificate for Practicing Teachers International Baccalaureate

Format: Online

Program Description:

The International Baccalaureate Certificate in Teaching and Learning for both the Primary Years Programme (PYP) and the Middle Years Programme (MYP) are each a 10-credit online course of study for
* in-service pre-kindergarten through fifth grade teachers for the PYP or
* in-service sixth through tenth grade teachers for the MYP.

Geared toward preparing practicing teachers to work in International Baccalaureate (IB) schools, this graduate-level program provides instruction related to the IB history and philosophy, curriculum design and methodology, the assessment of learning, and the use of student data for instructional decision-making.

Program Benefits

  • The program is 100% online with asynchronous sessions.
  • The duration of the program is about seven months.
  • Network with other educators around the country and the world via an online platform.
  • Eligible for an IB certificate in teaching and learning.

Program Outcomes

  • Develop the knowledge and skills to teach in an IB program.
  • Understand and be able to implement the processes of instruction and assessment that take place in IB curriculum, including unit planning, traditional and performance-based assessment, and data-based decision making.
  • Learn to promote learner development using a global, transdisciplinary/interdisciplinary and inquiry-based framework.
  • Be eligible for the IB certificate in teaching and learning.

Accreditation:

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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