Standard C1: Collaborative planning

Collaborative planning and reflection supports the implementation of the IB programme(s).

1. Collaborative planning and reflection addresses the requirements of the programme(s).

Requirements for the Diploma Programme

a. Collaborative planning and reflection includes the integration of theory of knowledge in each
subject.
b. Collaborative planning and reflection explores connections and relations between subjects
and reinforces knowledge, understanding and skills shared by the different disciplines.
2. Collaborative planning and reflection takes place regularly and systematically.
3. Collaborative planning and reflection addresses vertical and horizontal articulation.
4. Collaborative planning and reflection ensures that all teachers have an overview of students’ learning
experiences.
5. Collaborative planning and reflection is based on agreed expectations for student learning.
6. Collaborative planning and reflection incorporates differentiation for students’ learning needs and
styles.
7. Collaborative planning and reflection is informed by assessment of student work and learning.
8. Collaborative planning and reflection recognizes that all teachers are responsible for language development
of students.
9. Collaborative planning and reflection addresses the IB learner profile attributes.

Note: “Collaborative planning and reflection” is used as a single concept as the two processes are interdependent