Journal article

Differentiation in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Nicky Dulfer

JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2019

Abstract

There is now widespread acceptance of the importance of differentiated instruction in today’s classrooms. However, much of the research regarding differentiated instruction takes place in primary and middle years environments, with very little focussed on the senior secondary years. This article explores differentiated instruction practices in senior secondary high stakes environments. Specifically focussed on the experiences of teachers in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) in Hong Kong and Australia, where the IB is predominately taught in high-fee-paying institutions, the article explores some of the current practices and concerns of teachers involved in the programm..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The author disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: The original research project work "Different countries, different approaches to teaching and learning" from which this data is drawn, was supported by the International Baccalaureate Jeff Thompson Research Award 2016.