If you’re a teacher, educator or leader in an IB World school, or are looking to work in an IB World school in the future, the Graduate Certificate in International Baccalaureate Education will boost your career prospects and provide you with a deep understanding of IB philosophy, principles and practices. You will learn about the continuum of IB learning and can focus on one of the IB programmes relevant to your context to qualify for the IB Certificate in Teaching and Learning in either the Primary Years, Middle Years, or the Diploma Programme.
With more than 5400 IB schools spanning 158 countries, this course will boost your worldwide job prospects and give graduates the edge.
The Graduate Certificate in International Baccalaureate Education can be completed fully online, providing you with the flexibility to study at your own pace and in your own time. The course may be completed in one year of part-time study.
Flinders is the only university in South Australia to offer postgraduate education in this field, and one of just six nationwide that offer postgraduate courses which qualify teachers for the IB Certificates in Teaching and Learning and the IB Certificates in Leadership (Practice and Research). We encourage you to start your journey to gain a deeper insight into the IB programme today. Whether you live in Australia or overseas, this course reflects the philosophy of international mindedness that permeates IB education.
Graduate Certificate in International Baccalaureate Education
No longer offered in 2023
Duration: 1 year (part-time only)
Online plus placement/intensive
2GC653 (full fee paying)
Annual indicative fees (2023):
$10,764 (Full fee paying)
Our postgraduate education courses are designed to adapt to your needs and career goals, providing flexibility, versatility and diversity. You will be able to join the IB Educator Network and have access to a wide range of resources and passionate colleagues across the world.
Completion of the Graduate Certificate of IB Education also qualifies graduates for the IB Certificate of Teaching and Learning.
The course can be credited into a:
Graduates will have the expertise in IB education that will enhance their career prospects within IB schools worldwide, in addition to equipping them with valuable insights and pedagogies relevant to careers in all educational contexts.
These courses can count towards professional learning. These courses do not lead to teacher registration in South Australia.
The Graduate Certificate in IB Education comprises four topics. Whether you are new to IB education, or are seeking to enhance your knowledge and skills, you will develop a deep appreciation of IB philosophy, principles and practices and the theories and evidence base that support IB education.
You will focus on one of the IB programmes relevant to your context and design differentiated units of work that are learner-centred and aimed at developing diverse learners’ IB Learner Profile characteristics. Through a concept-based, collaborative inquiry approach you will develop deep understanding of IB approaches to teaching and learning that foster and strengthen your expertise in IB education.
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