IB Diploma Programme (DP) UBC’s BEd Secondary OptionSecondary teacher candidates may select either the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) or Diploma Programme (DP) as an option* in addition to a teachable subject.
IB teacher candidates are expected to participate in a four-day orientation during the week before program starts in September, as well as a weekly IB seminar and inquiry seminars during Terms 1 and 2. DP candidates will also take a two-day subject-specific seminar during Term 1.
Teacher candidates in the IB Middle Years Programme (IB-MYP) will complete an additional 1 credit to fulfill their program requirements; teacher candidates in the IB Diploma Programme (IB-DP) will complete an additional 2 credits to fulfill their program requirements.
Practicum placements will be in authorized IB World schools throughout Lower Mainland school districts.
* There are a very limited number of seats available. Selection will be made based on subject-area specialization and geographical location of practicum preference.